Fairmont, Minnesota Population 2020

10,031

Fairmont is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 10,031, it is the 99th largest city in Minnesota and the 3094th largest city in the United States. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually and its population has decreased by -5.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,666 in 2010. Fairmont reached it's highest population of 11,506 in 1980. Spanning over 17 miles, Fairmont has a population density of 668 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairmont is $66,436 with a poverty rate of 16.66%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $646 per month, and the median house value is $121,600. The median age in Fairmont is 44.5 years, 41.1 years for males, and 49.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.9 males.

Fairmont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairmont was:

  • White: 95.08%
  • Other race: 2.35%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Black or African American: 0.26%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairmont, Minnesota is 10,031, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,091.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,666.

Fairmont, Minnesota Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202019,639-73-0.37%
201919,712-73-0.37%
201819,785-73-0.37%
201719,858-44-0.22%
201619,902-132-0.66%
201520,034-207-1.03%
201420,241-178-0.88%
201320,419-37-0.18%
201220,456-163-0.80%
201120,619-185-0.90%
201020,8040.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,69095.08%
Some Other Race2392.35%
Two or More Races1711.68%
Asian590.58%
Black or African American270.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.05%

Fairmont Population Pyramid 2020

Fairmont Median Age

44.5


Total

41.1


Male

49.4


Female

Fairmont Adults

There are 8,059 adults, (2,394 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont.

Fairmont Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female

4,902

48.10%

Male

5,289

51.90%

Fairmont Households and Families

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
All65.8%34.2%
Female52%48%
Male49.5%50.5%
Non Family49.4%50.6%

65.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,6492.1565.8
Non Family2,0561.1949.4
Married1,9232.7888.5
Female3792.8352
Male2913.8349.5

2.76

Average Family Size

2.15

Average Household Size

8.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairmont Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1742.39%
9th to 12th Grade3484.77%
High School Graduate2,85439.14%
Some College1,54921.25%
Associates Degree72910.00%
Bachelors Degree1,22816.84%
Graduate Degree4095.61%

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,8466,3421,535
Hispanic34033175
Other Race137137
Multiple Races656127
Asian2727
Black83
Native American55

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 multiple races people with a rate of 41.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,696$45,963$31,696
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$33,750$37,474$25,775
Some College$39,063$53,214$30,685
Bachelors Degree$52,813$70,650$41,053
Graduate Degree$123,958$142,083$

$38,696

Average Earnings

$45,963

Average Male

$31,696

Average Female

Fairmont Language

Fairmont Language by Age

Fairmont Language

96.65% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 3.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.32% of the population.

Fairmont Poverty

Fairmont Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,0841,35514.92%
Hispanic68825537.06%
Other23912953.97%
Asian593254.24%
Black1818100.00%

16.66%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.87%

Male Poverty Rate

18.58%

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 White, with 14.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.64%.

Name Poverty
High School20.17%
Less Than High School19.79%
Some College13.33%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed32.00%
Female Employed8.69%
Male Employed6.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fairmont Income

Fairmont Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,826$66,436
Families$67,297$85,674
Married Families$88,068-
Non Families$30,903$38,374

Fairmont Marital Status

Fairmont Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.4%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmont Married by Age and Sex

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

Fairmont Veterans

874

Number of Veterans

843

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam465
World War II134
Korea100
First Gulf War82
Second Gulf War69
Age Group Veterans
75+320
65 to 74267
55 to 64170
35 to 5491
18 to 3426
Name Veterans % of Total
White87411.28%
Hispanic4210.29%

$Fairmont Veterans by Education

11.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmont Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.96%

Born in Minnesota

98.79%

Native Born

1.21%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.79% of Fairmont residents were born in the United States, with 72.96% having been born in Minnesota. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202010,031-30-0.30%
201910,061-30-0.30%
201810,091-38-0.38%
201710,129-30-0.30%
201610,159-74-0.72%
201510,233-116-1.12%
201410,349-84-0.81%
201310,433-26-0.25%
201210,459-89-0.84%
201110,548-102-0.96%
201010,650-239-0.22%
200010,889-376-0.34%
199011,265-241-0.21%
198011,5067550.68%
197010,7511,0060.99%
19609,7451,5521.75%
19508,1931,2051.60%
19406,9881,4672.38%
19305,5218911.78%
19204,6301,6724.58%
19102,958-82-0.27%
19003,0400.00%