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Total population: 10,104 (Urban population: 9,496 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 608 (all nonfarm))

Fairmont,MN index of house prices


Houses: 5,036 (4,701 occupied: 3,470 owner occupied, 1,231 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

31%

Housing density: 346 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $202,863.


Median contract rent in 2009: $387 (lower quartile is $272, upper quartile is $500)


Median gross rent in Fairmont, MN in 2009: $538


Housing units in Fairmont with a mortgage: 1,831 (247 second mortgage, 300 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,224


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,494


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,097


Median monthly housing costs: $570





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Fairmont, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $95,843 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$95,843
Minnesota:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $60,909 - $150,540

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $143,584
Here:

$143,584
State:

$247,637

Townhouses or other attached units: $283,847
Here:

$283,847
State:

$193,158

In 2-unit structures: $297,586
Here:

$297,586
State:

$233,138

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $25,256
Here:

$25,256
State:

$214,201

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $117,854
Here:

$117,854
State:

$177,950

Mobile homes: $28,978
Here:

$28,978
State:

$34,666

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,588
  • In family households: 8,773 (2,410 male householders, 616 female householders)
    2,371 spouses, 2,997 children (2,801 natural, 26 adopted, 170 stepchildren), 93 grandchildren, 32 brothers or sisters, 17 parents, 28 other relatives, 209 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,815 (664 male householders (589 living alone)), 1,025 female householders (968 living alone)), 126 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 298 (263 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,581 2-persons, 598 3-persons, 512 4-persons, 229 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 30 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,557 1-person, 132 2-persons.

1,832 married couples with children.
674 single-parent households (126 men, 548 women).

94.8% of residents of Fairmont speak English at home.
3.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (50% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 44% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 235 (2.2%)
(38.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.7

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairmont, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 93
  • 4 rooms: 363
  • 5 rooms: 713
  • 6 rooms: 707
  • 7 rooms: 590
  • 8 rooms: 438
  • 9 or more rooms: 540
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 226
  • 3 rooms: 269
  • 4 rooms: 364
  • 5 rooms: 225
  • 6 rooms: 76
  • 7 rooms: 30
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 14
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairmont, Minnesota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 149
  • 2 bedrooms: 890
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,709
  • 4 bedrooms: 612
  • 5+ bedrooms: 110
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 486
  • 2 bedrooms: 505
  • 3 bedrooms: 177
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairmont, Minnesota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 164
  • 1 vehicle: 1,203
  • 2 vehicles: 1,472
  • 3 vehicles: 503
  • 4 vehicles: 109
  • 5+ vehicles: 19
  • no vehicle: 320
  • 1 vehicle: 725
  • 2 vehicles: 156
  • 3 vehicles: 21
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 9

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 71
  • 2000 to 2004: 206
  • 1990 to 1999: 152
  • 1980 to 1989: 400
  • 1970 to 1979: 916
  • 1960 to 1969: 372
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,132
  • 1940 to 1949: 535
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,433

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Fairmont, MN house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Fairmont, MN:

  • Less than $10,000: 42
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 21
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 13
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 9
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 49
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 47
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 27
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 137
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 137
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 195
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 255
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 234
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 215
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 410
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 406
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 394
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 148
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 186
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 114
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 141
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 37
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 3
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Fairmont rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Fairmont:

  • Less than $100: 13 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 26
  • $200 to $249: 180
  • $250 to $299: 98
  • $300 to $349: 71
  • $350 to $399: 120
  • $400 to $449: 29
  • $450 to $499: 62
  • $500 to $549: 173
  • $550 to $599: 113
  • $600 to $649: 71
  • $650 to $699: 59
  • $700 to $749: 142
  • $750 to $799: 53
  • $800 to $899: 25
  • $900 to $999: 60
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 37
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 31
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 13
  • $2,000 or more: 84
  • No cash rent: 28
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 46
  • 1990 to 1994: 89
  • 1985 to 1989: 43
  • 1980 to 1984: 27
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 23


Fairmont, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.0%
Number of people working at home: 159 (3.1% of all workers)


Fairmont commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 521
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1920
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1401
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 352
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 196
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 116
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 185
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 20
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 59
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 74
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 83
  • 90 or more minutes: 62
 


Fairmont mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,218 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 449 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 57 (1%)
  • Walked: 194 (4%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 159 (3%)
 


Fairmont, MN household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 562
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 361
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 464
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 314
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 317
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 465
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 216
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 207
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 286
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 569
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 433
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 337
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 48
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 19
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 51
  • $200,000 or more: 66
 

First ancestries reported:

 German: 4443
 Norwegian: 1183
 English: 517
 Other groups: 484
 Irish: 438
 Swedish: 402
 Polish: 327
 United States or American: 262
 French (except Basque): 193
 Dutch: 165
 Scandinavian: 131
 Danish: 130
 Czech: 85
 Scottish: 80
 Scotch-Irish: 68
 Welsh: 47
 Italian: 24
 French Canadian: 20
 Yugoslavian: 18
 Finnish: 10
 Canadian: 10
 Czechoslovakian: 10
 Pennsylvania German: 9
 Ukrainian: 9
 Belgian: 7
 European: 7
 Slovak: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (45%)
  • Korea (13%)
  • India (6%)
  • Vietnam (6%)
  • Laos (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Indonesia (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7917
  • Northeast: 76
  • Midwest: 2073
  • South: 263
  • West: 305

58% of Fairmont residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Minnesota.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 41
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 317
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 97
  • 11th grade: 31
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 63
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,207
  • Less than 1 year of college: 221
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 529
  • Associate degree: 184
  • Bachelor's degree: 405
  • Master's degree: 148
  • Professional school degree: 114
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 240
  • 9th grade: 45
  • 10th grade: 149
  • 11th grade: 67
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 99
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,491
  • Less than 1 year of college: 356
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 661
  • Associate degree: 203
  • Bachelor's degree: 599
  • Master's degree: 56
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.0%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $40,623
  • Black householders: $14,110
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $19,323
  • Asian householders: $79,180
  • Some other race householders: $37,834
  • Two or more races householders: $16,119
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $14,828
Fairmont household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Fairmont household income for Black householders
Fairmont household income for Asian householders
Fairmont household income for Some other race householders
Fairmont household income for Two or more races householders
Fairmont household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Fairmont marital status for males
Fairmont marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $99,557
  • Asian householders: $115,126
  • Some other race householders: $35,709
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $46,421

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,672
  • One, attached: 81
  • Two: 235
  • 3 or 4: 204
  • 5 to 9: 229
  • 10 to 19: 155
  • 20 to 49: 189
  • 50 or more: 97
  • Mobile homes: 174

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fairmont:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairmont
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (93.5%)
  • Electricity (4.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (64.4%)
  • Electricity (25.1%)
  • Other fuel (4.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 174
Here:

13.8%
Minnesota:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 34
Here:

4.3%
Minnesota:

6.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

5.1%
Minnesota:

24.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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