Fountain, Michigan

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Fountain, Michigan
Village
Location of Fountain, Michigan
Location of Fountain, Michigan
Coordinates: 44°2′46″N 86°10′46″W / 44.04611°N 86.17944°W / 44.04611; -86.17944
Country United States
State Michigan
County Mason
Area[1]
 • Total 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Land 1.01 sq mi (2.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 709 ft (216 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 193
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 193
 • Density 191.1/sq mi (73.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 49410
Area code(s) 231
FIPS code 26-29940[4]
GNIS feature ID 1619960[5]

Fountain is a village in Mason County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 193 at the 2010 census. The village is within Sherman Township.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.01 square miles (2.62 km2), all land.[1]

History[edit]

Fountain was founded in 1882 and incorporated as a village in 1913.[6]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 193 people, 71 households, and 48 families residing in the village. The population density was 191.1 inhabitants per square mile (73.8/km2). There were 83 housing units at an average density of 82.2 per square mile (31.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 91.7% White, 3.1% Asian, and 5.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.6% of the population.

There were 71 households of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.4% were non-families. 21.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.15.

The median age in the village was 37.8 years. 26.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 29% were from 45 to 64; and 9.8% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 53.9% male and 46.1% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 175 people, 71 households, and 47 families residing in the village. The population density was 173.7 per square mile (66.9/km²). There were 89 housing units at an average density of 88.3 per square mile (34.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.14% White, 1.14% Native American, 0.57% from other races, and 1.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.57% of the population.

There were 71 households out of which 26.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.7% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.90.

In the village the population was spread out with 23.4% under the age of 18, 12.6% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.4 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $30,000, and the median income for a family was $50,938. Males had a median income of $31,875 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,396. About 3.9% of families and 5.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under the age of eighteen and 18.8% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-11-25. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-03. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ Walter Romig, Michigan Place Names, p. 207

Coordinates: 44°02′48″N 86°10′43″W / 44.04667°N 86.17861°W / 44.04667; -86.17861