Fairmount, Indiana Population 2020

2,741

Fairmount is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 2,741, it is the 162nd largest city in Indiana and the 6524th largest city in the United States. Fairmount is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -7.21% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,954 in 2010. Fairmount reached it's highest population of 3,427 in 1970. Spanning over 2 miles, Fairmount has a population density of 1,728 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairmount is $49,552 with a poverty rate of 18.80%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $574 per month, and the median house value is $85,300. The median age in Fairmount is 36.7 years, 30.6 years for males, and 38.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.6 males.

Fairmount Demographics

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

  • White: 98.05%
  • Asian: 1.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fairmount, Indiana is 2,741, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,775.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,954.

Fairmount, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,81598.05%
Asian411.43%
Two or More Races150.52%

Fairmount Population Pyramid 2020

Fairmount Median Age

36.7


Total

30.6


Male

38.9


Female

Fairmount Adults

There are 2,075 adults, (455 of whom are seniors) in Fairmount.

Fairmount Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmount Sex Ratio

Female

1,357

47.27%

Male

1,514

52.73%

Fairmount Households and Families

Fairmount Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairmount Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male88.4%11.6%
Married85.6%14.4%
All73%27%
Non Family58%42%
Female55.2%44.8%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1112.5873
Married5203.285.6
Non Family2931.1958
Female2033.1555.2
Male952.2888.4

2.95

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

8.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairmount Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1326.92%
9th to 12th Grade1809.43%
High School Graduate81642.77%
Some College45123.64%
Associates Degree1769.22%
Bachelors Degree1156.03%
Graduate Degree381.99%

Fairmount Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,8641,552153
Hispanic2929
Multiple Races1515

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,014$36,375$30,022
Less Than High School$11,728$13,333$
High School Grad$30,134$33,355$21,429
Some College$35,377$41,635$31,875
Bachelors Degree$42,188$73,333$41,125
Graduate Degree$$$

$32,014

Average Earnings

$36,375

Average Male

$30,022

Average Female

Fairmount Language

Fairmount Language by Age

Fairmount Language

97.75% of Fairmount residents speak only English, while 2.25% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Fairmount Poverty

Fairmount Poverty by Race

18.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.86%

Male Poverty Rate

22.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairmount

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairmount is White, with 19.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmount is White, with 19.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.86%
High School19.24%
Some College14.83%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.75%
Male Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed5.82%
Male Employed5.68%

Fairmount Income

Fairmount Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,096$49,552
Families$48,333$54,982
Married Families$57,368-
Non Families$20,234$26,565

Fairmount Marital Status

Fairmount Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmount Married by Age and Sex

Fairmount 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 55-64.

Fairmount Marital Status by Race

Fairmount Veterans

142

Number of Veterans

142

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam97
First Gulf War6
World War II
Korea
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7453
55 to 6441
75+39
35 to 549
18 to 34

$Fairmount Veterans by Education

21.83%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmount Employment Status

62.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmount 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

83.70%

Born in Indiana

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.57% of Fairmount residents were born in the United States, with 83.70% having been born in Indiana. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,741-17-0.62%
20192,758-17-0.61%
20182,775-13-0.47%
20172,788-17-0.61%
20162,805-36-1.27%
20152,841-36-1.25%
20142,877-20-0.69%
20132,897-13-0.45%
20122,910-19-0.65%
20112,929-18-0.61%
20102,947-45-0.15%
20002,992-138-0.45%
19903,130-156-0.49%
19803,286-141-0.42%
19703,4273471.07%
19603,0804341.53%
19502,6461400.14%
19102,506-699-2.43%
19003,2050.00%