This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.
This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.
Density (Population per mile²)
Compared to New York, Fountain Hills has a very low population density. Fountain Hills is perfect for those who like a quiet city.
Fountain Hills, AZ is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 9/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.
Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Fountain Hills has a population density of 1,394, with 25,320 current residents.
Out of the 25,320 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 71% of the residents are married and 29% are single.
- 82% Sun
- 12% Rain
- 0% Snow
74°F average temperature
- 13 years Median home age
- $288,780 Median home price
- -18.69% Home appreciation rate
- 7.57% Annual property tax
As for living in Fountain Hills, the air quality is 14% and the weather, on average, is 82% sunny, 12% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 74°F.
Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Fountain Hills, you should know that 69.3% of homes are owned while 13.6% of homes are rented, and 17.1% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $288,780, the median age of homes is 13 years, the annual home appreciation is -18.69% and the annual property tax is 7.57%.
Crime rate (per 100,000)4
When looking at the community of Fountain Hills, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Fountain Hills’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Fountain Hills is 49 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 43.91% Democratic, 54.43% Republican, and 1.66% Independent.
Student teacher ratio 1:18
Management, Business, Art & Sciences
Sales & Office Occupations
Production, Transportation & Material Moving
Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
95%High school diploma
8%Some college or associates degree
14%Graduate or professional degree
When looking at Fountain Hills, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 8.50% of residents are unemployed in Fountain Hills (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Fountain Hills residents: 20.9% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 20.94% are in the arts and sciences field, 13% are in the customer service field, 32.3% are in the sales field, 0.07% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 6.7% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 6.1% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 95.12%, 8.03% of residents have an associate’s degree, 24.11% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 13.99% have a master’s degree.
Average commute time
Daily breakdown: by transport type
Work at home
If you plan on commuting to work in Fountain Hills, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Fountain Hills have a few different options. 80% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 0% of commuters use the transit system, and 8% of residents work from home.