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Fountain Run, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Fountain Run is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monroe County at latitude 36.726 and longitude -85.9562. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 771 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fountain Run, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fountain Run, Kentucky.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fountain Run indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fountain Run (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fountain Run: Jamestown, Jimtown.

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Fountain Run, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 226
Population in Households 226
Population in Familes 180
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 172
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 100
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $65,385
Average Home Value $140,152


Median Household Income $25,775
Average Household Income $40,490
Per Capita Income $17,375
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.96% 0.18%
Households 1.21% 0.2%
Families 1.84% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fountain Run, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain Run to the other 524 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 459 13th
Population Density1 # 494 6th
Diversity Index2 # 241 54th
Median Household Income # 483 8th
Per Capita Income # 381 27th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.