Fairmont, Minnesota Population 2022

9,877
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Fairmont is a city located in Martin County Minnesota. Fairmont has a 2020 population of 9,877. It is also the county seat of Martin County. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -7.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,646 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairmont is $64,771 with a poverty rate of 16.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $640 per month, and the median house value is $137,300. The median age in Fairmont is 44 years, 39.8 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Fairmont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairmontwas:

  • White: 96.08%
  • Other race: 1.43%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Asian: 0.67%
  • Black or African American: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairmont, Minnesota is 9,877 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,877.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,646.

Fairmont, Minnesota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201020,8050.00%
201120,624-181-0.88%
201220,459-165-0.81%
201320,422-37-0.18%
201420,244-178-0.88%
201520,036-208-1.04%
201619,904-132-0.66%
201719,866-38-0.19%
201819,772-94-0.48%
201919,683-89-0.45%
202019,594-89-0.45%
202119,505-89-0.46%

Fairmont Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,64896.08%
Black or African American500.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.05%
Asian670.67%
Some Other Race1441.43%
Two or More Races1281.27%
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Fairmont Population by Race

Fairmont Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairmont Median Age

46.3


Total

43.6


Male

49.6


Female

Fairmont Adults

There are 8,095 adults, (2,384 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont.

Fairmont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female

4,907

48.86%

Male

5,135

51.14%

Fairmont Population by Age

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All66.2%33.8%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family48.8%51.2%
Male45.8%54.2%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6952.166.2
Married2,1242.8286.9
Male1682.4845.8
Female4262.5851.4
Non Family1,9771.1848.8

2.7

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Fairmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2373.23%
9th to 12th Grade2673.64%
High School Graduate2,55234.75%
Some College1,57021.38%
Associates Degree93512.73%
Bachelors Degree1,27117.31%
Graduate Degree5116.96%
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Fairmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races726637
White6,8156,3951,708
Hispanic40933554
Native American55
Asian4949
Other Race6666
Black106

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 51.39%.

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,022$47,328$33,571
Less Than 9th Grade$39,102$50,907$26,042
High School Graduate$33,598$41,263$25,560
Some College$36,456$42,268$34,609
Bachelors Degree$48,333$54,922$37,868
Graduate Degree$80,144$80,823$70,000

$41,022

Average Earnings

$47,328

Average Male

$33,571

Average Female

Fairmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont Language by Age

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Fairmont Language

93.41% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 6.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.34% of the population.

Fairmont Language

Fairmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4646100.00%
Hispanic85031637.18%
Asian671826.87%
White8,8431,27314.40%
Other116NaN%

16.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.95%

Male Poverty Rate

18.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.22%.

Fairmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.35%
High School23.50%
Some College9.47%
Bachelors or Greater4.02%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.50%
Male Unemployed45.67%
Female Employed7.57%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,402$66,481
Families$70,455$85,089
Married Families$79,194-
Non Families$27,397$36,330
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Income by Household Type

Fairmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmont Married by Age and Sex

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Fairmont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fairmont Marital Status by Race

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Fairmont Marital Status

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892

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War139
First Gulf War146
Vietnam458
Korea181
World War II50

Fairmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3446
35 to 5468
55 to 64168
65 to 74281
75+329

Fairmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White87511.17%
2+ Races1715.60%
Hispanic8517.17%

Fairmont Veterans by Race

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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11.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmont Employment by Age

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Fairmont Employment by Race

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Fairmont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.32%

Born in Fairmont

98.26%

Native Born

1.74%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

1.70%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.26% of Fairmont residents were born in the United States, with 72.32% having been born in Minnesota. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairmont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19003,0400.00%
19102,958-82-0.27%
19204,6301,6724.58%
19305,5218911.78%
19406,9881,4672.38%
19508,1931,2051.60%
19609,7451,5521.75%
197010,7511,0060.99%
198011,5067550.68%
199011,265-241-0.21%
200010,889-376-0.34%
201010,646-243-0.23%
201110,549-97-0.91%
201210,456-93-0.88%
201310,434-22-0.21%
201410,347-87-0.83%
201510,232-115-1.11%
201610,157-75-0.73%
201710,129-28-0.28%
201810,081-48-0.47%
201910,030-51-0.51%
20209,979-51-0.51%
20219,928-51-0.51%
20229,877-51-0.51%

Fairmont Population by Year