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Fountain City is a town in Wayne County, in the Richmond metro area.
The community was named for its natural springs. Formerly known as Newport.
The latitude of Fountain City is 39.955N. The longitude is -84.917W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,102 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 722.
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21% of Fountain City residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $15,669, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Fountain City residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fountain City, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $355. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $652.
Wayne County supported George W. Bush 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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