Fairmont, Minnesota Population 2021

9,928
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Fairmont is a city located in Martin County Minnesota. It is also the county seat of Martin County. With a 2020 population of 9,928, it is the 99th largest city in Minnesota and the 3124th largest city in the United States . Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.51% annually and its population has decreased by -6.92% 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 661 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairmont is $64,771 with a poverty rate of 18.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $621 per month, and the median house value is $123,700. 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 Fairmont was:

  • White: 94.91%
  • Other race: 1.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.98%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairmont, Minnesota is 9,928 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,081.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,666.

Fairmont, Minnesota Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

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

Fairmont Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,61294.91%
Some Other Race1971.95%
Two or More Races1551.53%
Asian990.98%
Black or African American590.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.05%
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Fairmont Population by Race

Fairmont Population Pyramid $2021

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Fairmont Median Age

44


Total

39.8


Male

48.3


Female

Fairmont Adults

There are 7,880 adults, (2,394 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont.

Fairmont Age Dependency

84.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female

4,942

48.80%

Male

5,185

51.20%

Fairmont Population by Age

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.4%10.6%
All66.6%33.4%
Male56.5%43.5%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family47.9%52.1%

66.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,5782.1766.6
Married1,9592.8489.4
Non Family1,9341.1747.9
Female4232.7853.2
Male2623.4956.5

2.76

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

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Fairmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1822.55%
9th to 12th Grade3194.47%
High School Graduate2,73038.22%
Some College1,53721.52%
Associates Degree73310.26%
Bachelors Degree1,18616.60%
Graduate Degree4566.38%
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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
White6,6486,1821,576
Hispanic35332648
Other Race117117
Asian8282
2+ Races464318
Black94
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 2+ races people with a rate of 39.13%.

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,006$46,042$32,526
Less Than 9th Grade$22,159$47,604$20,852
High School Graduate$32,563$37,802$26,406
Some College$34,357$43,534$30,848
Bachelors Degree$50,833$62,361$42,727
Graduate Degree$$$74,000

$39,006

Average Earnings

$46,042

Average Male

$32,526

Average Female

Fairmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont Language by Age

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Fairmont Language

93.87% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 6.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.48% of the population.

Fairmont Language

Fairmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,8861,36315.34%
Hispanic79039650.13%
Other19710955.33%
Black4949100.00%
Asian991717.17%

18.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.30%

Male Poverty Rate

21.70%

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 15.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.08%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.09%.

Fairmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.87%
High School22.07%
Some College14.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.13%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed36.80%
Female Employed10.07%
Male Employed5.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,876$64,771
Families$64,387$82,578
Married Families$80,972-
Non Families$27,577$35,985
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Income by Household Type

Fairmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 Over 65, 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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871

Number of Veterans

849

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam452
Second Gulf War127
Korea123
First Gulf War97
World War II85

Fairmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+303
65 to 74303
55 to 64109
35 to 5488
18 to 3468

Fairmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White87111.54%
Hispanic439.49%

Fairmont Veterans by Race

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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12.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

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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70.70%

Born in Fairmont

97.98%

Native Born

2.02%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.98% of Fairmont residents were born in the United States, with 70.70% having been born in Minnesota. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairmont Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,928-51-0.51%
20209,979-51-0.51%
201910,030-51-0.51%
201810,081-48-0.47%
201710,129-28-0.28%
201610,157-75-0.73%
201510,232-115-1.11%
201410,347-87-0.83%
201310,434-22-0.21%
201210,456-93-0.88%
201110,549-97-0.91%
201010,646-243-0.23%
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%

Fairmont Population by Year