Fountain County is located in west-central Indiana. The County Seat is Covington and the largest city is Attica. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.fountaincounty.net/. The 2014 population estimate is 16,658 and the 2010 census population was 17,238. The land area is 395.66 square miles and there are 43.6 persons per square mile.
97.8% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 2.5% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 85.5% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $88,800, there are 6,925 households, an average of 2.44 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,063, the median household income is $45,884, and 11.9% of the persons in Fountain County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,276. Retail sales (in $1000) were $142,465, and sales per capita were $8,336.
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