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.

Population
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Population

Population2000201020202025
City of Fairmont10,90410,66610,39510,153

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Age

Population201020202025
0-4673590585
5-9601576562
10-14609573555
15-19577521536
20-24565584526
25-29605625577
30-34546574579
35-39537542523
40-44566492523
45-49735550514
50-54839616545
55-59780754600
60-64670774694
65-69540695757
70-74435614667
75-79407446533
80-84414317379
85+567551499
18+8,3878,3118,096
Median Age454646

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Population by Race

City of Fairmont2020
Total10,395.000
White Alone92.670
Black Alone1.200
American Indian Alone0.440
Asian Alone0.860
Pacific Islander Alone0.060
Some Other Race2.670
Two or More Races2.100
Hispanic Origin7.110
Diversity Index25.400

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Growth Rate

City of Fairmont2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%-1%
Median Household Income%0%
Per Capita Income%1%

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020202025
Households4,7044,8124,6914,586
Housing Units5,0385,2515,1905,190
Owner Occupied Units3,0653,014
Renter Occupied Units1,6261,572
Vacant Units499604

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Home Value

City of Fairmont20202025
Median Home Value$134,750$157,909
Average Home Value$160,069$181,781
<$50,000259213
$50,000 - $99,999815583
$100,000 - $149,999659625
$150,000 - $199,999523550
$200,000 - $249,999393475
$250,000 - $299,999113164
$300,000 - $399,999172229
$400,000 - $499,99990131
$500,000 - $749,9992526
$1,000,000 +00

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later0
2000-2009308
1990-1999276
1980-1989487
1970-1979872
1960-1969390
1950-1959916
1940-1949588
1939 or Before1,405

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Income
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Income

City of Fairmont20202025
Median Household$48,297$48,548
Average Household$68,250$72,858
Per Capita$30,818$32,934

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Household Income Base

City of Fairmont2020
<$15,000589
$15,000 - $24,999577
$25,000 - $34,999416
$35,000 - $49,999833
$50,000 - $74,999808
$75,000 - $99,999604
$100,000 - $149,999552
$150,000 - $199,999122
$200,000+189

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+4,877
In-County Residents4,391
Out-of-County Residents401
Drive Alone3,820
Carpooled501
Public Transport33
Work at Home303
Less than 5 minutes293
5-9 minutes2,010
10-14 minutes876
15-19 minutes601
20-24 minutes166
25-29 minutes128
30-34 minutes197
35-39 minutes30
40-44 minutes0
45-59 minutes75
60-89 minutes91
90+ minutes107
Average Travel Time0

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees7,701
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt52
Mining0
Utilities49
Construction113
Manufacturing1,107
Wholesale Trade110
  
Retail Trade1,092
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers114
Furn & Home Furnish Str19
Electronics & Appl Store18
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip101
Food & Beverage Stores421
Health/Pers Care Stores81
Gasoline Stations26
Clothing/Accessory Store16
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music38
General Merchandise Str214
Misc Store Retailers44
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse136
Information83
  
Finance & Insurance350
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn103
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv128
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other119
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing111
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv213
Legal Services53
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises15
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt80
Educational Services730
HealthCare/Social Assist1,439
Arts/Entertainment/Rec131
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs721
Accommodation48
Food Srv/Drinking Places673
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin606
Auto Repair/Maintenance87
Public Administration Emp554

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

Educational Attainment (25+)

City of Fairmont2020
Some High School345
Graduated High School2,521
Associates Degree794
Bachelor's Degree1,386
Graduate Degree472

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses671
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus7
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus3
Construction Bus29
Manufacturing Bus32
Wholesale Trade Bus21
  
Retail Trade Bus97
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus15
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus5
Electronics & Appl Store Bus4
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus11
Food & Beverage Stores Bus11
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus14
Gasoline Stations Bus3
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus5
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus4
General Merchandise Str Bus3
Misc Store Retailers Bus15
Nonstore Retailers Bus7
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus13
Information Bus8
  
Finance & Insurance Bus51
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus7
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus16
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus28
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus30
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus41
Legal Services Bus10
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus21
Educational Services Bus18
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus64
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus13
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus36
Accommodation Bus5
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus31
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus104
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus21
Public Administration Bus61

Source: ESRI, 2020-09-02

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