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Income/capita 19%
Household income 8%
Unemployment 7%
IndexFountainColoradoNational
Income per capita$24,148$33,230$29,829
Median household income$59,497$62,520$55,322
Median income owner occupied$74,049$79,776$70,586
Median income renter occupied$42,443$39,538$35,192
Median earnings male$45,466$40,003$36,919
Median earnings female$25,705$27,854$26,250
Unemployment rate5.0%4.0%4.7%
Poverty level8.1%12.2%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fountain is 19% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fountain is 8% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fountain is 7% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fountain is 46% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $39,660$59,497$118,994
      City
      $41,675$62,520$125,040
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Fountain median earnings by income bracket

      Fountain employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.2%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector8.4%0.3%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%3.4%
      Wholesale & retail services12.8%14.3%
      Public administration24.3%13.2%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%1.3%
      Education, health & social services8.0%32.6%
      Other24.0%28.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Security-Widefield, CO34,956$58,7506%
      Colorado Springs, CO448,759$56,2272%
      Cimarron Hills, CO17,240$54,2782%
      Manitou Springs, CO5,217$52,6465%
      Stratmoor, CO5,821$43,23922%
      Fountain, CO27,817$59,4978%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Fortuna Foothills, AZ27,826$49,42211%
      Princeton, FL27,799$50,9178%
      Melrose, MA27,787$87,71259%
      Aberdeen, SD27,783$46,33016%
      Fredericksburg, VA27,853$53,9802%
      Fountain, CO27,817$59,4978%
      Source: The Fountain, CO employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).