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Fountain City is a city in Buffalo County.
The community was named for the springs along the Mississippi River
The latitude of Fountain City is 44.131N. The longitude is -91.718W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 669 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 940.
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41% of Fountain City residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fountain City ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fountain City was $18,396, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Fountain City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fountain City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $322. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.
Buffalo County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fountain City political report.
The average commute time for Fountain City workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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