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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fairmont is 10,410. Fairmont, Minnesota is the 3,055th largest city in the US.
Fairmont is located entirely in Martin County.
The peak population of Fairmont was in 1990, when its population was 11,278. In 1990, Fairmont was the 2,240th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,055th largest city in the US. Fairmont is currently 7.7% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fairmont has shrunk 4.4% since the year 2000. Fairmont, Minnesota's growth is extremely below average. 81% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fairmont has a population density of 709 people per square mile.
|3054||Shasta Lake, California||10,423||15.2%|
|3056||La Plata, Maryland||10,404||56.3%|
|3059||Spanish Fort, Alabama||10,392||88.7%|
|3061||Wood River, Illinois||10,386||-8.0%|
The total voting age population of Fairmont, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,843. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 23.6% of the residents of Fairmont are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fairmont are 94.9% White, 1.9% Other, 1.5% Two or more races, 1.0% Asian and 0.6% Black. Additionally, 7.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fairmont, 18.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.5%. On a per-household basis, 13.0% of families are below the poverty line in Fairmont.
Among those aged 16 and older, 62.8% of Fairmont residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.0% of Fairmont residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 23.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fairmont residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fairmont is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fairmont, 11.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fairmont is $47,876.
In Fairmont, 66.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.4% of housing units in Fairmont.
Of all the housing units in Fairmont, 24.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Fairmont, 6.2% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 320 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fairmont is $621.
In Fairmont, 80.1% of households have an active broadband internet connection.