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Fountain Hills is a town in Maricopa County, in the Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale metro area.
The community was named after the giant, manmade fountain at its center
The latitude of Fountain Hills is 33.611N. The longitude is -111.716W.It is in the Mountain Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,604 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 22,159.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fountain Hills demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Maricopa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Phoenix area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 85268 ZIP code.
21% of Fountain Hills residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fountain Hills ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fountain Hills was $32,230, compared with $21,587 nationally.
38% of Fountain Hills residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Fountain Hills, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $804. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,361.
Libraries in Fountain Hills include Fountain Hills Branch Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fountain Hills include Fountain Hills Times
Maricopa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fountain Hills political report.
The average commute time for Fountain Hills workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fountain Hills between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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