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

10,430

Households

4,706

Median Age

46

Population Growth Rate

-0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-08-08

Housing

Total Housing Units

5,222

Owner Occupied

3,199

Renter Occupied

1,507

Vacant

516

Median Home Value

$122,911


Average Home Value

$145,297

Source:

ESRI, 2018-08-08

Income

Median Household

2017

$48,141

2022

$51,218

Average Household

2017

$63,754

2022

$71,661

Per Capita

2017

$28,984

2022

$32,540

Cost of living

87.20

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-08-08

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Commute

Average Commute Time

15 min.

Drive Alone

3,968

Carpooled

529

Public

100

Work At Home

121

Source:

ESRI, 2018-08-08

Workforce

Workers 16+

4,987

Graduates

High School

2,695

Associates

813

Bachelor's

1,194

Graduate

337

Total Employed

8,221

Total Businesses

697

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

8

Employed

54

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

2

Employed

25

Construction

Businesses

31

Employed

114

Manufacturing

Businesses

35

Employed

1,119

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

22

Employed

270

Source:

ESRI, 2018-08-08