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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B-
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    A
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$119,400
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$805
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Fountain Inn Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    130
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    61
    41
  • Robbery
    36
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    237
    500
  • Theft
    1,491
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    154
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$51,705
National
$55,322
Children
25%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    40%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%
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Fountain Inn Reviews

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I love the people and the community. Everyone is family and are reliable, caring, loving people. It is tight knit, small and private which I really like. In the past few years there have been many improvements, new restaurants and stores which are cute! There are also great places to take pictures! The farmer's market is great on a Saturday morning, and the best part is the night life.
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I've lived in Fountain Inn South Carolina almost my entire life. Growing up there until now I've seen this city grow in so many ways! Fountain Inn has always been one that has been very welcoming, no matter age, race, or religion. The citizens are always willing to help no matter the circumstances. If one has children, there are always activities that they can join such as recreational activities, children's bible study at different churches, and also pageants and parades. Main Street Fountain Inn is growing each and everyday. New boutiques and restaurants are taking their places in the city. So, if one gets the opportunity, make Fountain Inn a stop for the family!
I like that Fountain Inn is a small hometown with very friendly hospitality people. Most everyone knows one another and if not the are so kind that you meet a friend easily. This town is very family orientated, the city council always has family events . I have love raising my family in this town . The elementary school that my children attended was an amazing school. There many community services to be involved in. The town has had a little more growth in it but is till has its special charm of being a small town .They are always having people looking for real estates to move and join the community . I moved in this town in 1999 and haven't wanted to live any where else . The country land is so breathe taking .