Fairmount, New York

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Population in 2010: 10,224. Population change since 2000: -5.3%
Males: 4,945  (48.4%)
Females: 5,279  (51.6%)
Median resident age:  42.8 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 13209, 13219.

Fairmount Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $60,159 (it was $48,329 in 2000)
Fairmount:

$60,159
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,715 (it was $21,806 in 2000)

Fairmount CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,793 (it was $83,100 in 2000)
Fairmount:

$122,793
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,292; Detached houses: $162,104; Townhouses or other attached units: $136,643; In 2-unit structures: $129,630; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $157,384; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,453; Mobile homes: $35,094

Median gross rent in 2013: $932.

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  • Races in Fairmount, NY (2013)

    Fairmount races chart
    • 9,24790.8%White alone
    • 4003.9%Hispanic
    • 2462.4%Black alone
    • 1181.2%Asian alone
    • 600.6%American Indian alone
    • 320.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairmount: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), Italian (16.2%), German (12.7%), English (7.1%), Polish (6.9%), United States (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 490 feet

Land area: 3.37 square miles.

Population density: 3,035 people per square mile   (average).

Fairmount,NY real estate house value index trend

Fairmount, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Fairmount:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairmount CDP:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

772 residents are foreign born (5.1% Europe, 1.2% Asia).

This place:

7.6%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,249 (3.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,165 (2.6%)

Fairmount satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Syracuse, NY (5.1 miles , pop. 147,306).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (69.5 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (194.9 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Westvale, NY (1.2 miles ), Geddes, NY (1.3 miles ), Solvay, NY (1.4 miles ), Camillus, NY (1.8 miles ), Lakeland, NY (1.9 miles ), Galeville, NY (2.1 miles ), Liverpool, NY (2.2 miles ), Syracuse, NY (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 43.04 N, Longitude: 76.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,985 (-29.3%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 470 (8.9%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 315

Fairmount household income distribution Fairmount home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Fairmount: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fairmount, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairmount, New York average temperatures Fairmount, New York average precipitation Fairmount, New York humidity Fairmount, New York wind speed Fairmount, New York snowfall Fairmount, New York sunshine Fairmount, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Fairmount-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.5 miles away from the Fairmount place center killed one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/2/1983, a category F3 tornado 13.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairmount-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 114.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Fairmount center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 238.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from Fairmount center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Onondaga County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairmount topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairmount:

  • ST. JOSEPH'S - CAMILLUS (Dialysis Facility, about 1 miles away; CAMILLUS, NY)
  • ST CAMILLUS HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • ST CAMILLUS RESIDENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • HOME HEALTH PRVDERS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • VNA CENTRAL NEW YORK CHHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • COMMUNITY-GENERAL HOSPITAL OF GREATER SYRACUSE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)
  • BENJAMIN RUSH CTR (Hospital, about 5 miles away; SYRACUSE, NY)

Amtrak station near Fairmount:

  • 6 miles: SYRACUSE (131 P & C PKWY.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairmount:

  • Onondaga Community College (about 4 miles; Syracuse, NY; Full-time enrollment: 8,920)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 6 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Syracuse University (about 6 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • Le Moyne College (about 8 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Cayuga County Community College (about 17 miles; Auburn, NY; FT enrollment: 3,141)
  • SUNY College at Cortland (about 32 miles; Cortland, NY; FT enrollment: 6,838)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 33 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)

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Notable locations in Fairmount: Westvale Golf Club (A), Fairmount Community Library (B), Fairmont Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairmount include: Bethel Community Church of God in Christ (A), Fairmount Community Church (B), Fairmount Free Methodist Church (C), Holy Family Church (D), Immanuel United Methodist Church (E), Saint Michael's Lutheran Church (F), West Genesee Hills Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Onondaga 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.295. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.295
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.543. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.543
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.17. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.17
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
(5.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 44.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 71.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.7%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
Whole state:  6.8%

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
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010

Fairmount compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
New York average:

13.9

Fairmount travel time to work - commute Fairmount mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Solar energy (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairmount CDP (based on Onondaga County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic163,48859
Mainline Protestant42,255129
Evangelical Protestant25,349137
Other18,56934
Black Protestant5,69028
Orthodox4,15212
None207,523-
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: 116
Onondaga County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 49
Onondaga County:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 124
Onondaga County:

2.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 370
Here:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.9%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Onondaga County:

27.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

15.6%

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
New York average:

5.06%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($577 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Oswego County, NY  0.48% ($33,473 average AGI)
from Madison County, NY  0.23% ($42,663)
from Cayuga County, NY  0.17% ($35,413)


4.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.38%
New York average:

5.46%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($567 average AGI)
Onondaga County:

0.05%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Oswego County, NY  0.45% ($35,449 average AGI)
to Madison County, NY  0.24% ($47,495)
to Cayuga County, NY  0.16% ($41,027)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairmount:

  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSS (1260 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLF (1490 AM; 1 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WOLF RADIO INC.)
  • WFBL (1050 AM; 3 kW; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSIV (1540 AM; 3 kW; E. SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CRAM COMMUNICATIONS LLC)
  • WTLA (1200 AM; 1 kW; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHCU (870 AM; 5 kW; ITHACA, NY; Owner: EAGLE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPIE (1160 AM; 5 kW; TRUMANSBURG, NY; Owner: PEMBROOK PINES ITHACA LTD. N.A.)
  • WIBX (950 AM; 5 kW; UTICA, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF UTICA/ROME, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairmount:

  • WMHR (102.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLTI (105.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYYY (94.5 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZUN (102.1 FM; PHOENIX, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W256AC (99.1 FM; SOLVAY, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • W267AL (101.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WAQX-FM (95.7 FM; MANLIUS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAER (88.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY)
  • W278AH (103.5 FM; SYRACUSE, JAMESVILLE, NY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF THE FINGER LAKES, INC.)
  • WWHT (107.9 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCNY-FM (91.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: THE PUB. B/C COUNC. OF CEN. NY, INC.)
  • WNTQ (93.1 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W251AK (98.1 FM; NEDROW, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRVD (90.3 FM; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • W237AY (95.3 FM; DEWITT, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • W243AB (96.5 FM; WESTVALE, NY; Owner: PATHWAY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBBS (104.7 FM; FULTON, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPHR (106.9 FM; AUBURN, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSEN-FM (92.1 FM; BALDWINSVILLE, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRL-FM (100.9 FM; NORTH SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairmount:

  • W11BP (Channel 11; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WTVU-LP (Channel 22; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WNYS-TV (Channel 43; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RKM MEDIA, INC.)
  • WOBX-LP (Channel 35; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WCNY-TV (Channel 24; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK)
  • WBLZ-LP (Channel 13; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WSTM-TV (Channel 3; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSTM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • WSTQ-LP (Channel 14; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: FEDERAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W30AJ (Channel 30; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: JOHN MESTER INCOME FAMILY TRUST)
  • WIXT-TV (Channel 9; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WTVH (Channel 5; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WTVH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSYT (Channel 68; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: WSYT LICENSEE L.P.)
  • W51BA (Channel 51; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WMBO-LP (Channel 60; SYRACUSE, ETC., NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WNDR-LP (Channel 18; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: METRO TV, INC.)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • W40BJ (Channel 40; DEWITT, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W38CY (Channel 38; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WFXV (Channel 33; UTICA, NY; Owner: QUORUM OF UTICA LICENSE, LLC)
  • W07BA (Channel 7; SYRACUSE-DEWITT, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • W48AO (Channel 48; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
  • W54AK (Channel 54; AUBURN, NY; Owner: SONNY PERSAD)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED88$115,12159$88,581126$94,62740$20,6970$07$79,8941$105,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$98,57010$97,8880$01$4,000,0002$89,5000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$94,1405$71,45240$102,93818$15,6520$03$61,0000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$116,2802$111,89022$112,2381$83,0200$01$90,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$94,0001$130,6003$117,7770$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.00 , 0126.00, 0131.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$107,7166$118,075
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$91,7970$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$118,6701$122,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0125.00 , 0126.00, 0131.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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