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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.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fountain demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the El Paso County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Colorado Springs area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 80817 ZIP code.
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.
12% of Fountain residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fountain, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $538. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $996.
Libraries in Fountain include PPLD-Fountain Branch ... View libraries
El Paso County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fountain political report.
The average commute time for Fountain workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Fountain include Super 8.
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