Fairmont is a city located in Martin County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Martin County. With a 2020 population of 10,451, it is the 99th largest city in Minnesota and the 3970th largest city in the United States. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,487 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Fairmont has a population density of 696 people per square mile.
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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairmontwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fairmont
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.