City of Fairmont Profile

There are 11,000 people living in Fairmont, which, thanks to a growing immigrant community attracted to the area’s agricultural economy, is on track to becoming increasingly diverse micropolis. There are 4,812 households and 2,816 families residing in the city, with a population density of 349.1 per square mile.

Demographics

Total Population

10,593

Households

4,776

Median Age

47

Population Growth Rate

-0%

Source:

ESRI, 2017-05-03

Housing

Total Housing Units

4,776

Owner Occupied

3,266

Renter Occupied

1,511

Vacant

452

Median Home Value

$116,388


Average Home Value

$137,416

Source:

ESRI, 2017-05-03

Income

Median Household

2016

$45,918

2021

$51,829

Average Household

2016

$61,189

2021

$65,664

Per Capita

2016

$27,786

2021

$29,783

Cost of living

87.20

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2017-05-03

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Commute

Average Commute Time

15 min.

Drive Alone

4,151

Carpooled

607

Public

105

Work At Home

82

Source:

ESRI, 2017-05-03

Workforce

Workers 16+

5,189

Graduates

High School

2,501

Associates

739

Bacehlor's

1,174

Graduate

328

Total Employed

9,545

Total Businesses

784

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

9

Employed

57

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

4

Employed

44

Construction

Businesses

40

Employed

144

Manufacturing

Businesses

32

Employed

1,114

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

27

Employed

327

Source:

ESRI, 2017-05-03