Fountain Springs, Pennsylvania

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Fountain Springs
Fountain Springs is located in Pennsylvania
Fountain Springs
Fountain Springs
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°46′17″N 76°19′29″W / 40.77139°N 76.32472°W / 40.77139; -76.32472Coordinates: 40°46′17″N 76°19′29″W / 40.77139°N 76.32472°W / 40.77139; -76.32472
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Township Butler
 • Total 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
 • Land 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 100
 • Density 2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 17921
Area code(s) 570 and 272

Fountain Springs is a census-designated place in Butler Township, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 100 at the 2000 census.


Fountain Springs is located at 40°46′17″N 76°19′29″W / 40.77139°N 76.32472°W / 40.77139; -76.32472 (40.771330, -76.324754).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 100 people, 47 households, and 29 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,682.9 people per square mile (1,287.0/km²). There were 51 housing units at an average density of 1,878.3/sq mi (656.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White.

There were 47 households out of which 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.9% were married couples living together, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.13 and the average family size was 2.70.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 16.0% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 25.0% from 45 to 64, and 25.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,750, and the median income for a family was $53,333. Males had a median income of $27,321 versus $21,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $18,890. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2008-01-31.