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Fairmont is 4th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Fairmont is 20th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Female residents

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 10,463 94th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.0 60th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 709 118th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 6.3% 99th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 21.4% 112th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 22.2% 4th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 87.8% 127th 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 21.9% 111th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 95.6% 22nd 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.5% 128th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 105th 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.7% 123rd 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 137th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.1% 138th 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.3% 39th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 92.9% 39th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 52.5% 20th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 1.9% 125th 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 5,251 79th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 25.9% 51st 21.6% 25.9%
Households 4,828 82nd 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 70.4% 91st 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $107,200 132nd $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.1 127th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $24,965 104th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $40,711 122nd $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.6% 60th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fairmont Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 870 101st 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $218,248 73rd $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $21,355 39th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $22,076 69th $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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