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

10,339

Households

4,648

Median Age

46

Population Growth Rate

-0%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Housing

Total Housing Units

5,176

Owner Occupied

3,154

Renter Occupied

1,494

Vacant

528

Median Home Value

$115,772


Average Home Value

$139,529

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Income

Median Household

2017

$48,684

2022

$53,178

Average Household

2017

$63,615

2022

$74,431

Per Capita

2017

$28,808

2022

$33,622

Cost of living

87.20

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

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Commute

Average Commute Time

15 min.

Drive Alone

3,993

Carpooled

562

Public

90

Work At Home

152

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22

Workforce

Workers 16+

5,050

Graduates

High School

2,663

Associates

671

Bachelor's

1,298

Graduate

297

Total Employed

8,197

Total Businesses

719

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

9

Employed

57

Mining

Businesses

0

Employed

0

Utilities

Businesses

3

Employed

26

Construction

Businesses

35

Employed

129

Manufacturing

Businesses

33

Employed

1,118

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

23

Employed

296

Source:

ESRI, 2018-06-22