Fairmount, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 2,792 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 1,434  (51.4%)
Females: 1,358  (48.6%)
Median resident age:

38.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 46928.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,897 (it was $33,843 in 2000)
Fairmount:

$41,897
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,819 (it was $18,029 in 2000)

Fairmount town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $82,024 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Fairmount:

$82,024
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $110,252; detached houses: $112,767; mobile homes: $39,431

Median gross rent in 2017: $591.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairmount: 75.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.6%
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  • Races in Fairmount, IN (2010)
    • 2,89097.8%White alone
    • 270.9%Hispanic
    • 210.7%Two or more races
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone
    • 40.1%Black alone
    • 10.03%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Fairmount, Indiana as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairmount is 366 to 1.


Crime rates in Fairmount by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(73.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(138.8)
9
(317.7)
7
(254.9)
7
(258.2)
1
(37.0)
5
(184.4)
16
(538.9)
2
(67.8)
4
(137.6)
11
(380.0)
20
(698.6)
17
(600.3)
9
(323.5)
9
(324.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(485.8)
16
(564.8)
8
(291.3)
14
(516.4)
6
(222.1)
14
(516.2)
19
(639.9)
17
(576.3)
5
(172.1)
23
(794.5)
21
(733.5)
15
(529.7)
6
(215.7)
14
(505.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
57
(1,978)
80
(2,824)
77
(2,804)
60
(2,213)
42
(1,555)
32
(1,180)
28
(943.1)
13
(440.7)
3
(103.2)
30
(1,036)
3
(104.8)
1
(35.3)
1
(35.9)
0
(0.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(145.7)
3
(110.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.9)
1
(33.7)
1
(33.9)
1
(34.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(72.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(34.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(36.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(111.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(33.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)181.8216.0224.3185.2118.5182.2193.074.246.5173.1205.7161.4110.0106.1

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City-data.com crime index in Fairmount, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (28.4%), American (21.1%), English (10.0%), European (7.4%), Irish (2.1%), Polish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1870

Elevation: 870 feet

Land area: 1.47 square miles.

Population density: 1,897 people per square mile   (low).

Fairmount, Indiana map

30 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $444 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $542 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (20.7 miles , pop. 67,430).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (50.7 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (144.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fowlerton, IN (2.0 miles ),
Jonesboro, IN (2.1 miles ),
Gas City, IN (2.3 miles ),
Summitville, IN (2.4 miles ),
Matthews, IN (2.9 miles ),
Upland, IN (2.9 miles ),
Marion, IN (3.0 miles ),
Point Isabel, IN (3.0 miles)

Latitude: 40.42 N, Longitude: 85.65 W

Area code: 765

Distribution of median household income in Fairmount, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairmount, IN in 2017
Fairmount satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.2%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Fairmount, IN
Historical housing units in Fairmount, IN
Most common industries in Fairmount, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.8%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.5%)
  • Machinery (4.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.5%)
  • Educational services (11.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
  • Social assistance (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Fairmount, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)

Average climate in Fairmount, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.0. This is about average.

City:

77.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.45. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.45
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fairmount-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Fairmount town center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 11.8 miles away from the town center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairmount-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 181.0 miles away from Fairmount center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 178.2 miles away from Fairmount center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 162.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from Fairmount center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 178.4 miles away from Fairmount center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairmount topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairmount:

  • TWIN CITY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GAS CITY, IN)
  • TWIN CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; GAS CITY, IN)
  • SUMMIT CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SUMMITVILLE, IN)
  • COLONIAL OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • CAREY SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • VA N. INDIANA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - MARION (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 8 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • WESLEYAN NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARION, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairmount:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 8 miles; Marion, IN; Full-time enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 9 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ball State University (about 20 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 22 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 26 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis (about 46 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,765)
  • Butler University (about 49 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,388)

Public high school in Fairmount:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairmount:

See full list of schools located in Fairmount

Library in Fairmount:

  • FAIRMOUNT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,557; Location: 217 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 13,277 books; 552 audio materials; 612 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Cemetery: Park Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: James Dean Gallery (Museums; 425 North Main Street), Dean James Artifacts (Museums; 203 East Washington Street), Fairmount Historical Museum (203 East Washington Street).

Hotel: Loft Inn (7911 South 150 East).

Birthplace of: Mary Jane Ward - Writer.

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

LIBERTY MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-2005), St Boil Water Order (NOV-07-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-07-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-13-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • FAIRMOUNT WATER WORKS (Population served: 2,992, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Fairmount (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Exchange Bank: at 102 South Main Street, branch established on 1893/07/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $61.1 mil, Deposits: $53.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Century Bank Corp.
  • The Fairmount State Bank: at 101 North Main Street, branch established on 1902/12/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $40.8 mil, Deposits: $33.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Fairmount Banking Company

For population 15 years and over in Fairmount:

Marital status in Fairmount, IN
  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Fairmount:

  • High school or higher: 88.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairmount
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairmount, IN (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94273
Mainline Protestant8,99547
Catholic2,3282
Black Protestant1,2676
Other5282
None42,001-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Grant County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Grant County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Grant County:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.7%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairmount:

49.9%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fairmount:

46.2%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.6%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.6%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairmount:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.7%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Fairmount:

57.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.8%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairmount, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$21,040$42,0802$2,391
Streets and Highways 3$9,679$38,7160$0
Financial Administration 3$9,085$36,3400$0
Water Supply 2$6,424$38,5440$0
Sewerage 2$7,681$46,0860$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,179$26,1480$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$56,088$39,5922$2,391

Fairmount government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $637,000 ($228.15)
    Sewerage: $314,000 ($112.46)
    Water Utilities: $211,000 ($75.57)
    Regular Highways: $194,000 ($69.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $128,000 ($45.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $71,000 ($25.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($7.16)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($2.87)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($2.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $599,000 ($214.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($9.31)

Fairmount government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $336,000 ($120.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $129,000 ($46.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($2.87)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $25,000 ($8.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $74,000 ($26.50)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.15)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($2.15)
    Rents: $4,000 ($1.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.43)
    Sale of Property: $1,000 ($0.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $457,000 ($163.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $216,000 ($77.36)
    Other: $86,000 ($30.80)
    General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($5.01)
  • Tax - Property: $490,000 ($175.50)
    Individual Income: $173,000 ($61.96)
    Public Utilities Sales: $24,000 ($8.60)
    Other License: $3,000 ($1.07)

Fairmount government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $553,000 ($198.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $428,000 ($153.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $81,000 ($29.01)

Fairmount government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $112,000 ($40.11)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $977,000 ($349.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $188,000 ($67.34)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, IN  0.30% ($28,400 average AGI)
from Miami County, IN  0.24% ($28,172)
from Blackford County, IN  0.23% ($29,875)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, IN  0.38% ($32,326 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,011)
to Allen County, IN  0.30% ($45,743)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairmount:

  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairmount:

  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMDH-FM (102.5 FM; NEW CASTLE, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WQME (98.7 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: ANDERSON UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WWDS (90.5 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: DELAWARE COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORP.)
  • WCWC-LP (94.3 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: COLLEGE WESLEYAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Fairmount:

  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTHR (Channel 13; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: VIDEOINDIANA, INC.)
Fairmount fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fairmount fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 28.3mTotal length
  • $650,000Total costs
  • 51,641Total average daily traffic
  • 6,712Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,169Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairmount, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairmount, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairmount)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 214 W Washington St (Lat: 40.416417 Lon: -85.642194), Call Sign: KNCR714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.820 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2011, Expiration Date: 02/19/2022, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 7202 N Shadeland Ave Ste 215, Indianapolis, IN 46250, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 813-4870, Email:
  • 1851 West 975 South 1.85 Mi W St Rd 9 On Cr 975 South (Lat: 40.402806 Lon: -85.697750), Call Sign: KCI478, Licensee ID: L00020956,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2001, Expiration Date: 11/21/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Registrant: Terome Gough, 1851 W 975 S, Fairmont, IN 46928, Phone: (317) 948-4207
  • HCM, Washington St Rr Crossing At Rr Mp 088.80 (Lat: 40.415833 Lon: -85.644722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.9 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQSK894, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHz, Grant Date: 10/22/2013, Expiration Date: 10/22/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SKYE240, Lat: 40.424389 Lon: -85.636139, Type: Silo, Structure height: 50 m, Call Sign: WQML996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 09/21/2020, Certifier: James K Sexton, Registrant: Sexton Consulting Group, 5140 S 450 E, Peru, IN 46970, Phone: (765) 650-0566, Email:
  • IN13HO739, 1300' N Of The Inter. Of Sr 9 & Sr 26 On The E Side Of Sr 9. (Lat: 40.426500 Lon: -85.671500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 82 m, Call Sign: WQQQ385,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 221 West Washington Street (Lat: 40.415306 Lon: -85.652472), Call Sign: KNKM378, Licensee ID: L00037384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.400 MHz, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/05/1999, Registrant: Frontier Communications Of Indiana Inc., 221 West Washington Street, Fairmont, IN 46928-0000, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairmount)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 201KF , Serial Number: 24-0453, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/23/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Frederick R Gaddis, 40 W 900 S, Fairmount, IN 46928, Other Owners: Thomas F Gaddis
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-301 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 55MJ , Serial Number: 32R-8013068, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 02/23/1980, Certificate Issue Date: 11/01/2013
    Registrant (Corporation): Barodge Equipment Leasing Inc, 407 W Washington St, Fairmount, IN 46928
  • Aircraft: BUCKEYE INDUSTRIES BREEZE (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6603R , Serial Number: 16249, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Terome Merril Gough, 8388 S 200 W, Fairmount, IN 46928
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 80959 , Serial Number: 17266819, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 06/16/1978
    Registrant (Corporation): Mets Flying Club Inc, 551 Circle Dr, Fairmount, IN 46928
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86354 , Serial Number: 18261928, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 05/03/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Mets Flying Club Inc, 551 Circle Dr, Fairmount, IN 46928

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 29. The highest number of reported fires - 76 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2016. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairmount, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.2%), and Outside Fires (36.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairmount, IN
    • 22047.2%Structure Fires
    • 17036.5%Outside Fires
    • 5211.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 245.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairmount, IN
Most common first names in Fairmount, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5479.9 years
John4777.0 years
William3973.7 years
Robert3674.3 years
Charles3674.7 years
James2667.4 years
Ruth2580.0 years
Betty1673.2 years
George1576.3 years
Fred1471.5 years
Most common last names in Fairmount, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2481.3 years
Williams1478.4 years
Jones1473.6 years
Haisley1371.9 years
Payne1278.1 years
Brown1265.7 years
Leach1173.4 years
Thomas1179.9 years
Lewis1088.8 years
Holloway1081.7 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairmount, IN
  • 59.6%Utility gas
  • 33.6%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairmount, IN
  • 62.2%Utility gas
  • 37.8%Electricity


Fairmount compared to Indiana state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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.
  • House age significantly below 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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