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Fountain is a city in El Paso County, in the Colorado Springs metro area.

The community was named for Fountain Creek

The latitude of Fountain is 38.682N. The longitude is -104.7W.

It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 5,545 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,709.


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Median household income
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$42,121
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fountain demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.2 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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21% of Fountain residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fountain ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fountain was $15,975, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Fountain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $538.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $996.


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Libraries in Fountain include PPLD-Fountain Branch ... View libraries

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El Paso County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fountain political report.

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The average commute time for Fountain workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Fountain include Super 8.

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