Demographics

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

Population2000201020222027
City of Fairmont10,91910,68010,35910,230

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Population by Age

Population201020222027
0-4668577582
5-9607571559
10-14613564553
15-19579518532
20-24565562523
25-29605613579
30-34544578569
35-39536551547
40-44569507543
45-49739543546
50-54847608544
55-59781732602
60-64668777670
65-69541712761
70-74434651698
75-79405489560
80-84417320407
85+561487456
18+8,3948,3038,183
Median Age454646

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Population by Race

City of Fairmont2022
Total10,359.000
White Alone88.190
Black Alone0.950
American Indian Alone0.490
Asian Alone0.760
Pacific Islander Alone0.040
Some Other Race4.080
Two or More Races5.480
Hispanic Origin10.070
Diversity Index35.900

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Growth Rate

City of Fairmont2010 - 20142014 - 2019
Population0%0%
Households0%0%
Families0%0%
Median Household Income%3%
Per Capita Income%2%

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Housing
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Households

Population2000201020222027
Households4,7094,8174,6854,638
Housing Units5,0385,2515,1765,119
Owner Occupied Units3,2573,269
Renter Occupied Units1,4271,370
Vacant Units491481

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Home Value

City of Fairmont20222027
Median Home Value$166,019$222,946
Average Home Value$185,942$230,619
<$50,000188117
$50,000 - $99,999691355
$100,000 - $149,999552207
$150,000 - $199,999618660
$200,000 - $249,999453645
$250,000 - $299,999309667
$300,000 - $399,999266411
$400,000 - $499,999145164
$500,000 - $749,9992012
$1,000,000 +14

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Housing Year Built

Year RangeHouses Built
2010 or Later20
2000-2009283
1990-1999275
1980-1989450
1970-1979832
1960-1969517
1950-1959861
1940-1949565
1939 or Before1,256

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Income
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Income

City of Fairmont20222027
Median Household$59,024$67,015
Average Household$82,983$91,198
Per Capita$37,548$41,370

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Household Income Base

City of Fairmont2022
<$15,000423
$15,000 - $24,999415
$25,000 - $34,999350
$35,000 - $49,999779
$50,000 - $74,999828
$75,000 - $99,999782
$100,000 - $149,999708
$150,000 - $199,999145
$200,000+255

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Employees
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Commute

CategoryCommuters
Workers 16+4,806
In-County Residents4,389
Out-of-County Residents407
Drive Alone3,934
Carpooled333
Public Transport29
Work at Home328
Less than 5 minutes263
5-9 minutes2,286
10-14 minutes737
15-19 minutes458
20-24 minutes223
25-29 minutes60
30-34 minutes171
35-39 minutes45
40-44 minutes0
45-59 minutes107
60-89 minutes59
90+ minutes69
Average Travel Time14

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Employees by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Employees8,204
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt52
Mining0
Utilities49
Construction96
Manufacturing1,102
Wholesale Trade224
  
Retail Trade1,101
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers112
Furn & Home Furnish Str17
Electronics & Appl Store13
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip99
Food & Beverage Stores426
Health/Pers Care Stores112
Gasoline Stations14
Clothing/Accessory Store24
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music13
General Merchandise Str214
Misc Store Retailers57
Nonstore Retailers0
  
Transportation/Warehouse86
Information81
  
Finance & Insurance373
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn115
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv92
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other166
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing95
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv234
Legal Services38
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises15
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt79
Educational Services894
HealthCare/Social Assist1,439
Arts/Entertainment/Rec148
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs738
Accommodation94
Food Srv/Drinking Places644
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin675
Auto Repair/Maintenance84
Public Administration Emp710

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

Educational Attainment (25+)

City of Fairmont2022
Some High School273
Graduated High School2,632
Associates Degree877
Bachelor's Degree1,364
Graduate Degree537

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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Businesses
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Businesses by NAICS

CategoryNumber
Total Businesses676
Agr/Forestry/Fish/Hunt Bus7
Mining Bus0
Utilities Bus3
Construction Bus30
Manufacturing Bus35
Wholesale Trade Bus23
  
Retail Trade Bus92
Motor Veh/Parts Dealers Bus14
Furn & Home Furnish Str Bus4
Electronics & Appl Store Bus3
Bldg Matl/Garden Equip Bus11
Food & Beverage Stores Bus10
Health/Pers Care Stores Bus12
Gasoline Stations Bus2
Clothing/Accessory Store Bus6
Sports/Hobby/Book/Music Bus3
General Merchandise Str Bus3
Misc Store Retailers Bus16
Nonstore Retailers Bus8
  
Transportation/Warehouse Bus11
Information Bus10
  
Finance & Insurance Bus54
Cntrl Bank/Crdt Intrmdtn Bus9
Sec/Cmdty Cntrct/Oth Inv Bus17
Insur/Funds/Trusts/Other Bus28
  
Real Estate/Rent/Leasing Bus26
Prof/Scientific/Tech Srv Bus46
Legal Services Bus10
Mgmt of Comp/Enterprises Bus1
Admin/Support/Waste Mgmt Bus21
Educational Services Bus20
HealthCare/Social Assist Bus65
Arts/Entertainment/Rec Bus14
  
Accommodation/Food Srvcs Bus37
Accommodation Bus6
Food Srv/Drinking Places Bus31
  
Other Srv excl Pub Admin Bus105
Auto Repair/Maintenance Bus20
Public Administration Bus59

Source: ESRI, 2022-11-11

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