Fountain Hill, PA

Census Place

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2022 Population
4,819
0.207% 1-year decline
US Senator
Bob Casey Jr.
Democratic Party
US Senator
John Fetterman
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
39.2
0.256% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.7%
16.8% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$51,346
6.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$191,100
25.8% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
2,118
1.67% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Fountain Hill, PA had a population of 4.82k people with a median age of 39.2 and a median household income of $51,346. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Fountain Hill, PA declined from 4,829 to 4,819, a −0.207% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,125 to $51,346, a 6.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fountain Hill, PA are White (Non-Hispanic) (62.8%), Other (Hispanic) (15.4%), White (Hispanic) (11.7%), Two+ (Hispanic) (7.64%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.2%).

None of the households in Fountain Hill, PA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

90.5% of the residents in Fountain Hill, PA are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fountain Hill, PA are St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing (141 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Fountain Hill, PA was $191,100, and the homeownership rate was 56.3%.

Most people in Fountain Hill, PA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Fountain Hill, PA was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Fountain Hill, PA is home to a population of 4.82k people, from which 90.5% are citizens. As of 2022, 11.9% of Fountain Hill, PA residents were born outside of the country (573 people).

In 2022, there were 4.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.02k people) in Fountain Hill, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 740 Other (Hispanic) and 566 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

90.5%
2022 Citizenship
91.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 90.5% of Fountain Hill, PA residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Fountain Hill, PA was 91.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Fountain Hill, PA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.02k ± 315
  2. Other (Hispanic)
    740 ± 388
  3. White (Hispanic)
    566 ± 260
34.7%
Hispanic Population
1.67k people

In 2022, there were 4.09 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.02k people) in Fountain Hill, PA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 740 Other (Hispanic) and 566 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

34.7% of the people in Fountain Hill, PA are hispanic (1.67k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    99,082 ± 7,698 people
  2. Dominican Republic
    90,229 ± 7,349 people
  3. China
    69,880 ± 6,473 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Pennsylvania was India, the natal country of 99,082 Pennsylvania residents, followed by Dominican Republic with 90,229 and China with 69,880.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
573 people
10.2%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
493 people

As of 2022, 11.9% of Fountain Hill, PA residents (573 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fountain Hill, PA was 10.2%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    83 ± 63
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    47 ± 43
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    32 ± 44

Fountain Hill, PA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.77 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Fountain Hill, PA employs 2.12k people. The largest industries in Fountain Hill, PA are Health Care & Social Assistance (420 people), Retail Trade (401 people), and Educational Services (168 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($145,370), Wholesale Trade ($57,652), and Construction ($54,528).

Males in Pennsylvania have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,610. The income inequality in Pennsylvania (measured using the Gini index) is 0.466, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

2.12k
2022 Value
± 320
−1.67%
1 Year decline
± 21.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fountain Hill, PA declined at a rate of −1.67%, from 2.15k employees to 2.12k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fountain Hill, PA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (220 people), Material Moving Occupations (219 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (194 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fountain Hill, PA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.12k
2022 Value
± 320
−1.67%
1 Year decline
± 21.1%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Fountain Hill, PA declined at a rate of −1.67%, from 2.15k employees to 2.12k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fountain Hill, PA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (420 people), Retail Trade (401 people), and Educational Services (168 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fountain Hill, PA, though some of these residents may live in Fountain Hill, PA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,250
Median earning men ± $5,528
$37,750
Median earning women ± $8,050

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($58,537), Construction ($54,389), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($52,649).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($44,167), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($42,981), and Retail Trade ($34,157).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.78%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 6.03M people employed in Pennsylvania. This represents a 2.78% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 18.1%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Pennsylvania.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Pennsylvania went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 50% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (48.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.15%).

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing the state of Pennsylvania. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Pennsylvania

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Bob Casey Jr.
Senator from Pennsylvania1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
John Fetterman
Senator from Pennsylvania3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Bob Casey Jr. and John Fetterman are the senators currently representing Pennsylvania.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is currently represented by 17 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Fountain Hill, PA awarded 141 degrees. The student population of Fountain Hill, PA in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 27 male students and 310 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fountain Hill, PA are White (104 and 73.8%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (23 and 16.3%), Black or African American (14 and 9.93%), and Asian (0 and 0%).

The largest universities in Fountain Hill, PA by number of degrees awarded are St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing (141 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Fountain Hill, PA are Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing (141 and 100%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 337 students enrolled in Fountain Hill, PA, 8.01% men and 92% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 237 records, of which 90.7% were women and 9.28% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Fountain Hill, PA was Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research, & Clinical Nursing with 141 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
141 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was St Lukes Hospital School of Nursing with 141 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 9 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fountain Hill, PA, which is 0.0682 times less than the 132 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 104 degrees mean that there were 4.52 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 23 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($11,538) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, less-than 2-year ($1,206) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.733% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.743% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (3.5M), Bachelors Degree (1.98M), and Some college (1.83M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fountain Hill, PA was $191,100 in 2022, which is 0.678 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $151,900 to $191,100, a 25.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Fountain Hill, PA is 56.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Fountain Hill, PA have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Fountain Hill, PA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$191,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$10,794
$1,093
Median Property Taxes
±$180

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fountain Hill, PA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.3%
Homeownership
2022
63.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 56.3% of the housing units in Fountain Hill, PA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.9%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 68
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$51,346
Median Household Income
± $7,224
1.94k
Number of Households
± 309

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.94k households in Fountain Hill, PA grew to $51,346 from the previous year's value of $48,125.

The following chart displays the households in Fountain Hill, PA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fountain Hill, PA is from Pennsylvania.
0.466
2022 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania
0.467
2021 Wage GINI in Pennsylvania

In 2022, the income inequality in Pennsylvania was 0.466 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.123% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Pennsylvania was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Pennsylvania in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.8%)
  2. Carpooled (8.71%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.25%)

In 2022, 73.8% of workers in Fountain Hill, PA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.71%) and those who worked at home (6.25%).

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fountain Hill, PA have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 4.78% of the workforce in Fountain Hill, PA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fountain Hill, PA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fountain Hill, PA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fountain Hill, PA (762 out of 4.56k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fountain Hill, PA is White, followed by Hispanic and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

96.5% of the population of Fountain Hill, PA has health coverage, with 44.4% on employee plans, 25.7% on Medicaid, 8.11% on Medicare, 18% on non-group plans, and 0.391% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Lehigh County, PA see 962 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.53% decrease from the previous year (987 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1141 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 485 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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962 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Lehigh County, PA

Primary care physicians in Lehigh County, PA see an average of 962 patients per year. This represents a 2.53% decrease from the previous year (987 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Lehigh County, PA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.1% under 18 years, 24.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 16% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.5% were men and 47.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

3.46%
Uninsured
44.4%
Employer Coverage
25.7%
Medicaid
8.11%
Medicare
18%
Non-Group
0.391%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fountain Hill, PA grew by 0.896% from 3.43% to 3.46%.

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