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Fountain Lake, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Fountain Lake had a population of 539 as of July 1, 2016. Fountain Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fountain Lake is located at latitude 34.614 and longitude -92.9197 in Garland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fountain Lake (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Garland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The Town of Fountain Lake (GNIS ID: 2406514) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Fountain Lake is located within Township of Whittington, a minor civil division (MCD) of Garland County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fountain Lake population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fountain Lake, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 539
Population in Households 535
Population in Familes 455
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $222,222
Average Home Value $279,654


Median Household Income $52,910
Average Household Income $74,793
Per Capita Income $35,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.11% 1.09%
Households 1.01% 1.01%
Families 1.6% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.45%
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 Lake, AR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fountain Lake to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 290 46th
Population Density1 # 459 15th
Diversity Index2 # 445 18th
Median Household Income # 44 92nd
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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