Fountain, North Carolina 

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Population

334

-50.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.3%

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.

Pros
-Nearby coastline
-Cost of living
-Economic turnaround
Cons
-Crime rates
-Hot, humid summers
-Arts & culture

Local Listings in Fountain
 $275,000 
3243 S Eason St
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 3400 SqFt

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.


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QUICK FACTS

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 4.3% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). 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 17.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fountain's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, October and September are the most pleasant months in Fountain, while July and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Pitt county voted Democratic in the last three Presidential elections, after voting Republican in 2000 and 2004. 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 21 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fountain is $72,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%. Check out the homes in the area

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 8.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Fountain Real Estate

The median home price in Fountain is $72,300. Browse Homes in this Range.


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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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$275,000
3243 S Eason St
Bed 3 | Bath 3

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