Fairmont, Nebraska Population 2024

579

Fairmont is a city located in Fillmore County and York County Nebraska. Fairmont has a 2024 population of 579. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -3.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 597 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairmont is $66,381 with a poverty rate of 16.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairmont is 58.9 years, 57.9 years for males, and 58.9 years for females.

Fairmont Demographics

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

  • White: 98.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.61%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
503.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.02% (-18)
The current population of Fairmont, Nebraska is 579 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 597.

Fairmont, Nebraska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White61198.39%
Two or more races101.61%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fairmont Population by Race

Fairmont Population Pyramid 2024

Fairmont Median Age

58.9

Total

57.9

Male

58.9

Female

Fairmont Adults

There are 525 adults, (251 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont.

Fairmont Age Dependency

126.6

Age Dependency Ratio

91.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female31851.21%
Male30348.79%

Fairmont Population by Age

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2971.9684.215.8
Married1412.6797.92.1
Non Family1401.147030
Female122.751000
Male43.255050

2.62

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

84.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairmont Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.9%
9th to 12th Grade132.48%
High School Graduate26350.1%
Some College12123.05%
Associates Degree5410.29%
Bachelors Degree458.57%
Graduate Degree193.62%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White51649361
2+ Races993
Hispanic550

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$42,788$51,442$32,813
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,875$43,958$23,214
Some College$45,972$56,806$34,250
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$80,313$0$0

$42,788

Average Earnings

$51,442

Average Male

$32,813

Average Female

Fairmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairmont Language

98.97% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.51% of the population.

Fairmont Language

Fairmont Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5719516.64%

16.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.13%

Male Poverty Rate

18.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is White, with 16.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is White, with 16.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.39%.

Fairmont Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School17.34%
Bachelors or Greater15.69%
Some College14.55%
Less Than 9th Grade13.04%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.77%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed3.03%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$53,917$66,381
Families$73,750$77,142
Married Families$74,276$-999,999,999
Non Families$34,643$52,096

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairmont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 20-34.

Fairmont Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairmont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

56

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea10
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War6
World War II3

Fairmont Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7428
75+20
35 to 546
55 to 642
18 to 340

Fairmont Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5610.85%

Fairmont Veterans by Race

Fairmont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.95%

Veteran Poverty Rate

76.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairmont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairmont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

85.02%

Born in Fairmont

99.19%

Native Born

0.81%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.19% of Fairmont residents were born in the United States, with 85.02% having been born in Nebraska. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fairmont Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029556-5-0.89%
2028561-4-0.71%
2027565-5-0.88%
2026570-4-0.7%
2025574-5-0.86%
2024579-4-0.69%
2023583-5-0.85%
2022588-1-0.17%
2021589-8-1.34%
20205978015.47%
2019517-5-0.96%
2018522-8-1.51%
2017530-26-4.68%
2016556254.71%
2015531-3-0.56%
201453400%
2013534-9-1.66%
2012543-10-1.81%
2011553-4-0.72%
201055700%

Fairmont Population by Year