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Encyclopedia > Fountain Inn, South Carolina

Fountain Inn is a city located in South Carolina. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 6,017.


Location of Fountain Inn, South Carolina

Fountain Inn is located at 34°41'36" North, 82°11'55" West (34.693240, -82.198631)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 14.3 km˛ (5.5 mi˛). None of the area is covered with water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 6,017 people, 2,289 households, and 1,675 families residing in the city. The population density is 421.6/km˛ (1,091.6/mi˛). There are 2,465 housing units at an average density of 172.7/km˛ (447.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 67.49% White, 30.31% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.78% from other races, and 0.98% from two or more races. 2.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,289 households out of which 38.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.8% are married couples living together, 19.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 26.8% are non-families. 23.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.06.

In the city the population is spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 33.2% from 25 to 44, 19.0% from 45 to 64, and 11.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 83.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 77.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $39,545, and the median income for a family is $45,417. Males have a median income of $33,281 versus $24,353 for females. The per capita income for the city is $18,297. 9.4% of the population and 6.8% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 10.7% of those under the age of 18 and 12.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=34.69324&longitude=-82.198631&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=34.69324&lon=-82.198631&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-82.198631&lat=34.69324&w=750&h=500)

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Fountain Inn, South Carolina (213 words)
He served on City Council in Fountain Inn from 1975 to 1995 and was Mayor Pro Tem for five years.
He is a graduate of the South Carolina Municipal Institute and Leadership Goldenstrip.
Born and raised in Fountain Inn, Eddie knows first hand the benefits of living in a small community and has remained very active in giving back to his community.
Fountain Inn South Carolina Resource Guide, City or community of Fountain Inn, South Carolina Facts, Information, ... (233 words)
The population of Fountain Inn is approximately 4,388.
The distance from Fountain Inn to Washington DC is 419 miles.
Fountain Inn is positioned 34.69 degrees north of the equator and 82.20 degrees west of the prime meridian.
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