Fairmont is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 2,567, it is the 228th largest city in North Carolina and the 6731st largest city in the United States. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -3.60% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,663 in 2010. Fairmont reached it's highest population of 2,827 in 1970. Spanning over 3 miles, Fairmont has a population density of 937 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fairmont is $36,698 with a poverty rate of 39.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $421 per month, and the median house value is $70,200. The median age in Fairmont is 49.5 years, 44.9 years for males, and 54.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 81.8 males.