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Fountain Lake, Arkansas - Basic Facts

The Town of Fountain Lake had a population of 545 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Fountain Lake, AR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 545
Daytime Population: Workers 98
Daytime Population: Residents 377
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 475
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 540
Population in Familes 458
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 140
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $54,989
Average Household Income $79,132
Per Capita Income $37,494


Total Housing Units 232 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (82.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $229,630
Average Home Value $296,745


Total Households 216
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 162
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.11% 0.97%
Households 1.07% 1.0%
Families 1.64% 0.85%
Median Household Income   0.82%
Per Capita Income   1.34%

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, 2017 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 # 286 47th
Population Density # 457 16th
Diversity Index # 433 20th
Median Household Income # 36 94th
Per Capita Income # 7 99th

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