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Fountain Inn, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The City of Fountain Inn had a population of 8,030 as of July 1, 2017. Fountain Inn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fountain Inn is located at latitude 34.6987 and longitude -82.1986 in Greenville County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fountain Inn (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Greenville County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 866 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Fountain Inn are located in Greenville County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Laurens County.

The City of Fountain Inn (GNIS ID: 2403653) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fountain Inn is located within Fountain Inn Division of Greenville County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fountain Inn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Fountain Inn, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,030
Daytime Population: Workers 3,027
Daytime Population: Residents 4,342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,369
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 7,958
Population in Familes 6,607
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 1,127
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,464
Average Household Income $57,060
Per Capita Income $21,416

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,055 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 926 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $120,811
Average Home Value $159,148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,980
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 2,088
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.37% 1.36%
Households 1.32% 1.31%
Families 1.0% 1.2%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   3.21%

Fountain Inn, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain Inn to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 71 82nd
Population Density # 100 75th
Diversity Index # 101 76th
Median Household Income # 138 65th
Per Capita Income # 178 55th

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