Fountain, North Carolina 

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Population

334

-50.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

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Best Places to Live in Fountain, North Carolina

Small city - Eastern North Carolina, 80 miles east of Raleigh-Durham. May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Fountain, while July and January are the least comfortable months.

Fountain, NC Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Nearby coastline
Cost of living
Economic turnaround
Cons
Crime rates
Hot, humid summers
Arts & culture


What Bert Has To Say About Greenville Metro Area

Greenville is a gateway to the eastern third of North Carolina and is mainly an agricultural and trading center with a strong tobacco presence. Some employment categories have declined, partially due to cutbacks in the tobacco industry, but the economy is in transition and future job-growth projections are among the highest in the state. A wide assortment of other manufacturing activity, from pharmaceuticals to material handling equipment, is located in the area.


QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: North Carolina
County: Pitt County
Metro Area: Greenville Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Fountain
Zip Codes: 27829
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 40 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fountain is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fountain jobs have increased by 1.1%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fountain's cost of living is 23.2% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fountain's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Pitt county remained moderately Democratic, 54.0% to 44.5%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fountain's population is 334 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 50.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fountain is Real Estate: $72,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.7%.

SCHOOLS
Fountain public schools spend $8,312 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.6 students per teacher in Fountain. More Education



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Housing Market in Fountain

It's a good time to buy in Fountain. Home Appreciation is up 5.7% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fountain is $72,400.

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Reviews for Fountain   1 Reviews
Slower, quiet life in rural eastern NC - 4/10/2015
I have lived in the area of Fountain for many years. Its one of those small, old country towns with one lighted intersection - intersection of Highway NC 222 and US... Read More

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