Fountain City, WI Population

By | July 2, 2019

Population: 983. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,026 (+4.4% change)
Males: 498 (50.7%), Females: 485 (49.3%)

Buffalo County

Zip code: 54629

Median resident age: 39.1 years
Median household income: $31,524
Median house value: $80,100

Races in Fountain City:

  • White Non-Hispanic (99.4%)

Ancestries: German (48.2%), Polish (16.8%), Norwegian (13.6%), Swiss (8.2%), Irish (5.7%), English (4.2%).

Elevation: 663 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fountain City

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fountain City city

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

0.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -199 (-16.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fountain City:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; WINONA, MN)
  • FRANCISCAN SKEMP MED CTR-ARCADIA HOSP (about 18 miles; ARCADIA, WI)
  • ST ELIZABETH HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; WABASHA, MN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fountain City:

  • LA CROSSE MUNI (about 37 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Abbreviation: LSE)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY REGIONAL (about 53 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Abbreviation: EAU)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Abbreviation: RST)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fountain City:

  • WINONA MUNI-MAX CONRAD FLD (about 5 miles; WINONA, MN; Abbreviation: ONA)
  • RUSHFORD MUNI (about 24 miles; RUSHFORD, MN; Abbreviation: 55Y)
  • BLAIR (about 36 miles; BLAIR, WI; Abbreviation: 5E6)
Amtrak station near Fountain City:

  • 8 miles: WINONA (65 E. MARK ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fountain City:

  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 8 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 8 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 41 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 42 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 48 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 48 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • ROCHESTER COMMUNITY AND TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 51 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; Full-time enrollment: 3,368)

Schools

Public high school in Fountain City:

  • COCHRANE-FOUNTAIN CITY HI (Students: 355; Location: S2770 STATE HWY 35; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Fountain City:

  • COCHRANE-FOUNTAIN CITY EL (Students: 363; Location: S2770 STATE HWY 35; Grades: PK – 06)