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Population in 2012: 136 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 

Males: 71  (52.4%)
Females: 65  (47.6%)

Median resident age:  45.3 years
Oklahoma median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 73736

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,992 (it was $39,375 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$57,992
OK:

$44,312
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,021

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,586 (it was $43,500 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$61,586
OK:

$114,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,182; Detached houses: $80,915; Mobile homes: $31,863
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  • White alone - 126 (94.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (3.0%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairmont: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (48.0%), Irish (16.6%), Dutch (12.0%), English (12.0%), Swiss (4.0%), United States (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1202 feet

Land area: 0.28 square miles.

Population density: 480 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairmont:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairmont town:

  • Never married: 3.8%
  • Now married: 72.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $230 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Edmond, OK (50.1 miles , pop. 68,315).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oklahoma City, OK (61.1 miles , pop. 506,132).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (251.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Breckenridge, OK (2.6 miles ), South Garfield, OK (2.6 miles) , Douglas, OK (2.6 miles) , Covington, OK (2.7 miles ), Garber, OK (3.0 miles ), North Garfield, OK (3.2 miles) , Enid, OK (3.2 miles ), North Enid, OK (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $176,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 36.36 N, Longitude: 97.70 W

Area code: 580

Fairmont household income distribution Fairmont home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.5%
Oklahoma:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+14.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (31%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Registered nurses (18%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)


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Tornado activity:

Fairmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Oklahoma state average. It is 310% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/26/1991, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Fairmont town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1979, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairmont-area historical earthquake activity is near Oklahoma state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/30/1998 at 17:41:22, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from Fairmont center
On 1/14/1993 at 17:06:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1991 at 05:00:26, a magnitude 3.0 (2.9 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/1994 at 03:28:58, a magnitude 3.0 (2.8 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.7 miles away from Fairmont center
On 10/30/2008 at 16:25:00, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garfield County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Winter Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Fairmont:

  • ENID SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • UNIVERSITY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ENID, OK)
  • NORTHERN OKLAHOMA RESOURCE CENTER OF ENID (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ENID, OK)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairmont, OK

Airports located in Fairmont:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairmont:

  • Northern Oklahoma College (about 32 miles; Tonkawa, OK; Full-time enrollment: 2,664)
  • Langston University (about 38 miles; Langston, OK; FT enrollment: 2,220)
  • Oklahoma State University-Main Campus (about 39 miles; Stillwater, OK; FT enrollment: 17,377)
  • University of Central Oklahoma (about 51 miles; Edmond, OK; FT enrollment: 10,514)
  • Southern Nazarene University (about 59 miles; Bethany, OK; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Oklahoma City University (about 61 miles; Oklahoma City, OK; FT enrollment: 3,069)
  • Cowley County Community College (about 62 miles; Arkansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,028)

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Notable location: Fairmont Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Garfield County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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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
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 6.96. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.96
U.S.:

14.55
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
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

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

FAIRMONT (Population served: 147, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-25-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-08-2005)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.0%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Oklahoma:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  67.2%
Whole state:  66.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.7%
Whole state:  5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Fairmont compared to Oklahoma state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fairmont town (based on Garfield County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.92%
Here61.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Lutheran Church
Adherents28.4%18.0%15.2%8.2%8.1%
Congregations18.8%12.5%3.1%8.3%8.3%
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.4%3.3%2.1%1.8%11.5%
Congregations2.1%6.3%1.0%4.2%35.4%
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: 9
Garfield County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Garfield County:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Oklahoma:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Garfield County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.89 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.2%
Oklahoma:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Garfield County:

31.7%
Oklahoma:

29.2%

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 0$0 1$310
Water Supply 0$0 1$640
Totals for Government 0$0 2$950


7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,101 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
Oklahoma average:

8.21%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($998 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.16%
Oklahoma average:

0.15%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Oklahoma County, OK  0.52% ($30,019 average AGI)
from Major County, OK  0.28% ($28,632)
from El Paso County, CO  0.19% ($32,050)


7.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,449 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Oklahoma average:

7.91%

0.21% of residents moved to foreign countries ($946 average AGI)
Garfield County:

0.21%
Oklahoma average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Oklahoma County, OK  0.82% ($34,314 average AGI)
to Tulsa County, OK  0.31% ($28,169)
to Payne County, OK  0.26% ($23,981)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairmont:

  • KCRC (1390 AM; 10 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KOMA (1520 AM; 50 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • KGWA (960 AM; 1 kW; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKY (930 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WWLS (640 AM; 5 kW; MOORE, OK; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTOK (1000 AM; 5 kW; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGYN (1210 AM; 50 kW; GUYMON, OK; Owner: TELNS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairmont:

  • KQBL (96.9 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: CHAMPLIN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOFM (103.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: WILLIAMS CAPITOL CORPORATION)
  • KBVV (91.1 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: ENID EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUNDATION)
  • KXLS (95.7 FM; LAHOMA, OK; Owner: CHISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KOSU-FM (91.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: OKLAHOMA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KSPI-FM (93.7 FM; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: STILLWATER BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • KNID (99.7 FM; ALVA, OK; Owner: CHRISHOLM TRAIL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K296EH (107.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: THE LOVE STATION, INC.)
  • KOSB (105.1 FM; PERRY, OK; Owner: TEAM RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • K202BY (88.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K212EL (90.3 FM; ENID, OK; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • K208BV (89.5 FM; ENID, ETC., OK; Owner: CREATIVE EDUCATIONAL MEDIA CORP. INC)

TV broadcast stations around Fairmont:

  • KWTV (Channel 9; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: GRIFFIN ENTITIES, L.L.C.)
  • KXOK-LP (Channel 32; ENID, OK; Owner: MEDIA MANICS INCORPORATED)
  • K45EJ (Channel 45; ENID, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY COMPANY)
  • KOPX (Channel 62; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: PAXSON OKLAHOMA CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFOR-TV (Channel 4; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KSBI (Channel 52; OKLAHOMA CITY, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • K21DF (Channel 21; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: LOCKE SUPPLY CO.)
  • KWEM-LP (Channel 31; STILLWATER, OK; Owner: WESTWOOD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Fairmont fatal accident list:

Jan 24, 2002 07:45 PM, Fairmont At S Gate, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairmont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ACP445, Lat: 36.356333 Lon: -97.705667, Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQLG431
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/13/2010, Expiration Date: 01/31/2019, Certifier: John P Grunsted
    Registrant: Og&e, Oklahoma City, OK 73101, Phone: (405) 553-2417, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KF5IXY, Licensee ID: L01602590
    Grant Date: 11/12/2010, Expiration Date: 11/12/2020, Certifier: Darryl G Defibaugh
    Registrant: Darryl G Defibaugh, 701 S 150th, Fairmont, OK 73736


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

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