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Population in 2012: 10,463 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 

Males: 5,055  (48.3%)
Females: 5,408  (51.7%)

Median resident age:  45.5 years
Minnesota median age:  42.9 years

Zip codes: 56031.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,570 (it was $33,709 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$41,570
MN:

$58,906
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,957

Fairmont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $100,723 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$100,723
MN:

$178,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,406; Detached houses: $122,118; Townhouses or other attached units: $190,637; In 2-unit structures: $96,000; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $42,278; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $112,777; Mobile homes: $27,491

Median gross rent in 2012: $614.

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  • White alone - 9,908 (92.9%)
  • Hispanic - 564 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 71 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 47 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.04%)

Races in Fairmont detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairmont: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (40.4%), Norwegian (10.0%), Irish (9.3%), English (6.0%), Swedish (4.1%), Polish (4.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 718 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairmont:

  • High school or higher: 85.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairmont city:

  • Never married: 29.0%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

292 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.4% Europe).

This city:  2.8%
Minnesota:  7.2%



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fairmont, Minnesota as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairmont to the number of sex offenders is 10,463 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,088 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,024 (1.0%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Burnsville, MN (96.1 miles , pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (108.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (366.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Northrop, MN (2.4 miles ), Granada, MN (2.5 miles ), Welcome, MN (2.8 miles ), Ceylon, MN (3.5 miles ), Truman, MN (3.5 miles ), Sherburn, MN (3.7 miles ), Trimont, MN (3.8 miles ), Dolliver, IA (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $166,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $245,200
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $205,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $200,100
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $189,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 43.65 N, Longitude: 94.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,598 (+15.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,890 (77.3%)

Area code: 507

Fairmont household income distribution Fairmont home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fairmont by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 75541N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 63.645.046.537.29.4N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
Robberies 103121212211
per 100,000 9.10.027.99.318.89.519.39.819.719.99.39.4
Assaults 1629119141061086712
per 100,000 145.4261.0102.283.7131.994.658.098.378.859.865.1112.6
Burglaries 758077726077572929365336
per 100,000 681.4720.0715.4669.5565.3728.1551.4285.1285.8359.0493.1337.8
Thefts 360444497367310303334315254243248241
per 100,000 3270.93996.04617.73412.72920.72865.23231.13096.42503.02423.02307.42261.4
Auto thefts 202018146717450107
per 100,000 181.7180.0167.2130.256.566.2164.539.349.30.093.065.7
Arson 225001000101
per 100,000 18.218.046.50.00.09.50.00.00.010.00.09.4
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 270.3306.7308.0238.3196.5N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

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Crime rate in Fairmont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Minnesota average:

1.66

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Fairmont, Minnesota accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.9%
Minnesota:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -393 (-3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fairmont-area historical tornado activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 135% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/29/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 41.7 miles away from the Fairmont city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/1/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.5 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairmont-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzard: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Dale Gardner - (born 1948), astronaut, Darrel Peterson - Politician, Paul Willson - Actor.


Hospitals/medical centers in Fairmont:

  • MAYO DIALYSIS - FAIRMONT (Dialysis Facility, 835 JOHNSON ST)
  • FAIRMONT MED CTR MAYO HOSPICE (Hospital, 800 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE BOX 800)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - FAIRMONT (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 800 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE, PO BOX 800)
  • CRESTVIEW NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 233 SOUTH DEWEY)
  • LAKEVIEW METHODIST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 610 SUMMIT DRIVE)
  • MAYO CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM - FAIRMONT (Nursing Home, 800 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE, PO BOX 800)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairmont, MN

Airports located in Fairmont:


Local government website: www.fairmont.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairmont:

  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 42 miles; Mankato, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,138)
  • South Central College (about 42 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,118)
  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 53 miles; Saint Peter, MN; FT enrollment: 2,501)
  • Buena Vista University (about 80 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,241)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 82 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 3,064)
  • St. Olaf College (about 85 miles; Northfield, MN; FT enrollment: 3,028)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 86 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 2,730)

Public high schools in Fairmont:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairmont:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fairmont:

  • ST PAUL'S LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 208; Location: 201 OXFORD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY SCHOOL (Students: 106; Location: 911 S PRAIRIE AVE; Grades: KG - 6)
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Library in Fairmont:

  • MARTIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $695,255; Location: 110 NORTH PARK STREET; 85,610 books; 15,187 e-books; 3,877 audio materials; 4,862 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 14 state licensed databases; 190 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add Fairmont United Methodist Church at 119 East Second Street, Fairmont MN. 56031 507-235-5579 to the list of churches

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Notable locations in Fairmont: Fairmont (A), Martin County Fairgrounds (B), Fairmont Raceway (C), Heritage Acres (D), Interlaken Golf Club (E), Fairmont Fire Department (F), Martin County Courthouse (G), Martin County Historical Society and Pioneer Museum (H), Martin County Library (I), Martin County Law Enforcement (J), Fairmont City Hall (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Five Lakes Shopping Centre (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fairmont include: Saint James Lutheran Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses (B), Fairmont Bible Church (C), United Methodist Church (D), Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church (E), Evangelical Covenant Church (F), Bethel Evangelical Free Church (G), Episcopal Church (H), Seventh Day Adventist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Lakeside Cemetery (1), Calvary Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Sisseton Lake (A), Luedtke Slough (B), Hall Lake (C), Budd Lake (D), Amber Lake (E), George Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Dutch Creek (A), Lily Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fairmont include: Gomruds Park (1), Holden Park (2), Lincoln Park (3), Sylvania Park (4), Wards Park (5), Veterans Park (6), Aquatic Park (7), Cardinal Park (8), Skate Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Martin County Historical Society (Museums; 304 East Blue Earth Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Highland Court Motel (1245 Lake Avenue) (1), Super 8 Fairmont MN (1200 Torgerson Drive Box 922) (2), Hall Lake Cabins & Rentals (2410 Albion Avenue) (3), Bell Motel (1122 North State Street) (4), Comfort Inn Fairmont (2225 North State Street) (5), Comfort Inn (2225 N State St) (6), Super 8 Motel (Highway 15 And I # 90) (7), Budget Inn (1122 North State Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Martin County Offices - Court Reporter (201 Lake Avenue) (1), Martin County Offices - Court Administrator- District Court (201 Lake Avenue) (2), Martin County Offices - Judge Of District Court (201 Lake Avenue) (3), Martin County Offices - Court Services- Probation Department (201 Lake Avenue) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 38.4. This is worse than average.
City:

38.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2000 was 22.7. This is about average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.7
U.S.:

25.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.7. This is worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairmont and their reported violations in the past:

FAIRMONT (Address: 100 Downtown Plaza , Population served: 10816, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
ROSE LAKE GOLF CLUB, INC. (Address: 2456 - 104th Street , Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2000), St Boil Water Order (MAY-30-2000), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-30-2000), St Public Notif requested (MAY-30-2000), St Tech Assistance Visit (MAY-30-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-30-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-26-2000)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1998 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (SEP-14-1998), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-14-1998), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-1998), St Tech Assistance Visit (SEP-14-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-14-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-1998), St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-1998)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairmont that have no violations reported:

  • ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.1%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.7% for Black residents, 17.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  58.5%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairmont, MN

People in group quarters in Fairmont in 2010:

  • 131 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Fairmont in 2000:

  • 137 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 40 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 28 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Fairmont compared to Minnesota state average:

Fairmont, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Fairmont (2011 data):

  • Bank Midwest: Fairmont Branch at 118 Downtown Plaza, branch established on 2008/07/01. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $678.7 mil, Deposits: $567.5 mil, headquarters in Spirit Lake, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Goodenow Bancorporation
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Fairmont Branch at 103 North Park Street, branch established on 1894/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Profinium Financial, Inc.: Fairmont Branch at 105 Lake Avenue, branch established on 1875/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $312.9 mil, Deposits: $263.5 mil, headquarters in Truman, MN, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Profinium Financial Holdings, Inc.
  • State Bank of Fairmont: State Bank Of Fairmont at 918 East Blue Earth Avenue, branch established on 1917/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $92.9 mil, Deposits: $78.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Web, Inc.
  • Wells Federal Bank, FSB: Fair Mall Shopping Center Branch at 1015 Hwy 15 S, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $239.5 mil, Deposits: $213.1 mil, headquarters in Wells, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices
  • First Farmers & Merchants National Bank: First Farmers & Merchants National B at 114 South Park, branch established on 1990/09/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $87.5 mil, Deposits: $69.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: 215 Holding Co.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • Super 8 Fairmont, 1200 Torgerson Dr, I-90 & MN 15, Fairmont, MN 56031 , Phone: (507) 238-9444, Fax: (507) 238-9371
  • Comfort Inn, 2225 N State St, Fairmont, MN 56031 , Phone: (507) 238-5444, Fax: (507) 238-1690
  • Holiday Inn, Jct I-90 & Hwy 15, Torgerson Dr, Fairmont, MN 56031 , Phone: (507) 238-4771, Fax: (507) 238-9371
  • Hampton Inn Fairmont, 100 Hampton Dr, Fairmont, MN 56031 , Phone: (507) 235-2626, Fax: (507) 235-2629
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairmont, Minnesota

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairmont travel time to work - commute


Fairmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairmont city (based on Martin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 88.59%
Here88.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameLutheran ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Church of ChristUnited Methodist Church
Adherents28.8%23.7%18.0%9.0%8.1%
Congregations21.8%16.4%7.3%12.7%10.9%
NameEvangelical Free Church of America The Evangelical Covenant ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristSalvation ArmyOther
Adherents3.2%2.0%1.5%1.4%4.3%
Congregations3.6%3.6%5.5%1.8%16.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
This county:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Martin County:

6.85 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.8%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Martin County:

11.3%
State:

13.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$17,776$53,3280$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,790$65,3700$0
Judicial and Legal 2$9,753$58,5180$0
Police Protection - Officers 18$84,026$56,0170$0
Police - Other 2$7,096$42,5760$0
Firefighters 0$0 32$8,502
Streets and Highways 12$46,981$46,9810$0
Health 1$3,693$44,3160$0
Solid Waste Management 1$4,441$53,2920$0
Sewerage 5$19,769$47,4460$0
Parks and Recreation 8$30,560$45,8400$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$27,440$54,8800$0
Water Supply 11$45,181$49,2880$0
Electric Power 27$117,962$52,4280$0
Other and Unallocable 3$11,081$44,3243$3,348
Totals for Government 104$447,549$51,64035$11,850

Fairmont government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,792,000 ($171.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,520,000 ($145.27)
    Electric Utilities: $534,000 ($51.04)
    Air Transportation: $243,000 ($23.22)
    Water Utilities: $152,000 ($14.53)
    Sewerage: $79,000 ($7.55)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($2.68)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,520,000 ($1101.02)
    General - Other: $2,671,000 ($255.28)
    Police Protection: $2,148,000 ($205.29)
    Liquor Stores: $2,081,000 ($198.89)
    Water Utilities: $1,336,000 ($127.69)
    Regular Highways: $1,217,000 ($116.31)
    Sewerage: $1,117,000 ($106.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,076,000 ($102.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $607,000 ($58.01)
    Central Staff Services: $342,000 ($32.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $226,000 ($21.60)
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000 ($18.83)
    Financial Administration: $151,000 ($14.43)
    Air Transportation: $147,000 ($14.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $146,000 ($13.95)
    General Public Buildings: $92,000 ($8.79)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($6.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $27,000 ($2.58)
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000 ($1.82)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,122,000 ($298.38)
    Benefit Payments: $553,000 ($52.85)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $494,000 ($47.21)
    Corporate Bonds: $300,000 ($28.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $700,000 ($66.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $5,044,000 ($482.08)
    Electric Utilities: $113,000 ($10.80)
    Water Utilities: $67,000 ($6.40)
    Regular Highways: $46,000 ($4.40)
    Financial Administration: $37,000 ($3.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($2.68)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($2.48)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.34)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($0.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,611,000 ($536.27)

Fairmont government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,451,000 ($234.25)
    Sewerage: $2,091,000 ($199.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $187,000 ($17.87)
    Air Transportation: $36,000 ($3.44)
    Parking Facilities: $5,000 ($0.48)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $560,000 ($53.52)
    From Other Governments: $142,000 ($13.57)
    From Parent Local Government: $94,000 ($8.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Natural Resources: $23,000 ($2.20)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,042,000 ($99.59)
    Interest Earnings: $864,000 ($82.58)
    Special Assessments: $726,000 ($69.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $77,000 ($7.36)
    Rents: $15,000 ($1.43)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $11,718,000 ($1119.95)
    Liquor Stores: $2,352,000 ($224.79)
    Water Utilities: $1,321,000 ($126.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,533,000 ($337.67)
    Highways: $354,000 ($33.83)
    All Other: $58,000 ($5.54)
  • Tax - Property: $1,948,000 ($186.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $32,000 ($3.06)
    Amusements License: $2,000 ($0.19)

Fairmont government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,662,000 ($2643.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,598,000 ($2159.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,669,000 ($732.96)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,605,000 ($248.97)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $980,000 ($93.66)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $855,000 ($81.72)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $125,000 ($11.95)

Fairmont government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $1,947,000 ($186.08)
    Total Federal Securities: $1,540,000 ($147.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,916,000 ($1616.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,696,000 ($448.82)

3.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,808 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.93%
Minnesota average:

7.79%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Faribault County, MN  0.34% ($26,448 average AGI)
from Blue Earth County, MN  0.26% ($37,318)
from Jackson County, MN  0.25% ($20,667)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,560 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Minnesota average:

7.84%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Blue Earth County, MN  0.54% ($28,255 average AGI)
to Faribault County, MN  0.37% ($22,500)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.32% ($28,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairmont:

  • KSUM (1370 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KBEW (1560 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BLUE EARTH, MN)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairmont:

  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220AQ (91.9 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJLY (104.5 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KBEW-FM (98.1 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: KBEW, INC.)
  • KXLP (93.1 FM; NEW ULM, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KRRW (101.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairmont:

  • K28AE (Channel 28; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: OGDEN BROADCASTING OF MINNESOTA, INC)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K79BK (Channel 79; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fairmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 69 meters (226ft)
Total costs: $2,535,000
Total average daily traffic: 114,793
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,341

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fairmont, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairmont)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fairmont, MN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairmont)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Fairmont, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9778.3 years
William8280.1 years
Mary7582.5 years
Anna6185.6 years
Arthur6177.7 years
Robert6072.2 years
Helen5880.6 years
Walter5778.7 years
Ruth5484.0 years
Harold5279.3 years
Most common last names in Fairmont, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7980.2 years
Anderson6477.4 years
Meyer3878.7 years
Miller3680.4 years
Nelson3577.9 years
Peterson3480.7 years
Olson3379.8 years
Swanson2578.5 years
Maday2180.8 years
Schultz2077.7 years
Businesses in Fairmont, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
Curves1Slumberland1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
FedEx1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS3
JCPenney1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Maurices1Walmart1
McDonald's1
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