Fountain Hills, Arizona is located in a lush portion of the Arizona territory just southeast of Scottsdale and in the greater metropolitan area of Phoenix. The community was established in 1970 making it a rather new addition to this region. This is a planned family community and even though it is considered a young community it has a lot of rich history dating back hundreds of years when indian tribes such as the Hohokam Indians lived here. Pottery and other remnants can still be found even though the indians disappeared long ago.
Fountain Hills is located in Maricopa County, Arizona, neighboring the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, and Scottsdale, Arizona. The population is 22,554, as of the 2011 Population Estimates.
According to a 2010 Census American Community Survey 3-year estimate, the median income for a household in the town was $75,038, and the median income for a family was $91,585.
The per capita income for the town was $47,441. About 3.0% of families and 5.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.6% of those under age 18 and 0.7% of those age 65 or over.