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Fountain Springs, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Fountain Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 278 as of July 1, 2017. Fountain Springs ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fountain Springs is located at latitude 40.7722 and longitude -76.3285 in Schuylkill County. The formal boundaries for the Fountain Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Schuylkill County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The Fountain Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389806) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fountain Springs Census Designated Place is located within Township of Butler, a minor civil division (MCD) of Schuylkill County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fountain Springs: Fountian Springs.

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Fountain Springs, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 278
Daytime Population: Workers 111
Daytime Population: Residents 137
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 248
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 267
Population in Familes 221
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density2 495
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $57,754
Average Household Income $68,169
Per Capita Income $28,269


Total Housing Units 111 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (79.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $150,000
Average Home Value $156,534


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.0% -0.36%
Households -0.14% -0.21%
Families 0.0% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Fountain Springs, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain Springs to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 1537 13th
Population Density # 1403 20th
Diversity Index # 1644 6th
Median Household Income # 537 70th
Per Capita Income # 651 63rd

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