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Total population: 10,328 (Urban population: 10,231 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 655 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,318 (4,713 occupied: 3,207 owner occupied, 1,507 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

32%
State:

29%

Housing density: 365 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $90,318.

Median contract rent in 2016: $274 (lower quartile is $210, upper quartile is $706)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $471


Median gross rent in Fairmont, MN in 2016: $340

Housing units in Fairmont with a mortgage: 1,807 (63 second mortgage, 117 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,402

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,432

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,143

Median monthly housing costs: $688


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Fairmont, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $129,292 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$129,292
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,957 - $193,928
Median year house/condo built: 1957

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,441
  • In family households: 7,906 (1,396 male householders, 1,340 female householders)
    1,879 spouses, 2,486 children (2,373 natural, 43 adopted, 70 stepchildren), 63 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 63 parents, 109 other relatives, 508 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,321 (1,016 male householders (874 living alone)), 974 female householders (903 living alone)), 326 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 226

Size of family households: 1,503 2-persons, 670 3-persons, 291 4-persons, 153 5-persons, 70 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,777 1-person, 163 2-persons, 57 4-persons.

1,064 married couples with children.
935 single-parent households (304 men, 631 women).

93.7% of residents of Fairmont speak English at home.
5.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 47% speak English well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 390 (3.7%)
(30.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.9
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 6532 bedrooms
  • 1,6723 bedrooms
  • 6974 bedrooms
  • 1465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 6941 bedroom
  • 4652 bedrooms
  • 1983 bedrooms
  • 794 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fairmont in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 75no vehicle
  • 9581 vehicle
  • 1,5022 vehicles
  • 5603 vehicles
  • 404 vehicles
  • 655+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fairmont in renter-occupied apartments

  • 448no vehicle
  • 7311 vehicle
  • 2362 vehicles
  • 453 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 293 rooms
  • 2334 rooms
  • 4265 rooms
  • 6406 rooms
  • 6597 rooms
  • 5038 rooms
  • 7239+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • 361 room
  • 2072 rooms
  • 3273 rooms
  • 3244 rooms
  • 2795 rooms
  • 996 rooms
  • 827 rooms
  • 888 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fairmont, MN household income distribution

  • Fairmont, MN household income distribution
  • 234Less than $10,000
  • 334$10,000 to $14,999
  • 387$15,000 to $19,999
  • 249$20,000 to $24,999
  • 144$25,000 to $29,999
  • 274$30,000 to $34,999
  • 251$35,000 to $39,999
  • 254$40,000 to $44,999
  • 287$45,000 to $49,999
  • 332$50,000 to $59,999
  • 464$60,000 to $74,999
  • 739$75,000 to $99,999
  • 281$100,000 to $124,999
  • 97$125,000 to $149,999
  • 98$150,000 to $199,999
  • 217$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fairmont, MN

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fairmont, MN
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 31$20,000 to $24,999
  • 55$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 38$35,000 to $39,999
  • 132$40,000 to $49,999
  • 129$50,000 to $59,999
  • 161$60,000 to $69,999
  • 172$70,000 to $79,999
  • 188$80,000 to $89,999
  • 93$90,000 to $99,999
  • 391$100,000 to $124,999
  • 244$125,000 to $149,999
  • 293$150,000 to $174,999
  • 185$175,000 to $199,999
  • 404$200,000 to $249,999
  • 98$250,000 to $299,999
  • 109$300,000 to $399,999
  • 82$400,000 to $499,999
  • 25$500,000 to $749,999
  • 8$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fairmont, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fairmont, MN
  • 8$100 to $149
  • 13$150 to $199
  • 41$200 to $249
  • 53$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 248$350 to $399
  • 77$400 to $449
  • 166$450 to $499
  • 148$500 to $549
  • 56$550 to $599
  • 95$600 to $649
  • 52$650 to $699
  • 52$700 to $749
  • 15$750 to $799
  • 106$900 to $999
  • 143$1,000 to $1,249
  • 28$2,500 to $2,999
  • 42No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 622000 to 2009
  • 2701990 to 1999
  • 701980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 23Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population
Fairmont commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 344
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,845
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,052
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 506
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 368
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 120
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 265
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 51
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 26
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 98
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 158
  • 90 or more minutes: 72
Fairmont, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.4%
Number of people working at home: 134 (2.6% of all workers)

Fairmont mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,314 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 533 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 106 (2%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 82 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0%)
  • Walked: 174 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 134 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,193
 American: 548
 Norwegian: 397
 Irish: 156
 Polish: 110
 English: 97
 Swedish: 91
 Dutch: 64
 European: 56
 Danish: 51
 Scottish: 35
 Czech: 32
 Armenian: 30
 Austrian: 30
 Italian: 28
 Scandinavian: 26
 Finnish: 18
 British: 16
 Arab: 11
 Belgian: 10
 Russian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 1

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

  • 61%Mexico
  • 18%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Dominican Republic
  • 5%Philippines
  • 5%Russia
  • 2%Korea
  • 0%Scotland

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

  • This state: 7,561
  • Other state: 2,428
  • Northeast: 283
  • Midwest: 1,593
  • South: 257
  • West: 292

86% of Fairmont residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Minnesota.

Fairmont:

86.4%
State average:

85.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 32
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 49
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 109
  • 9th grade: 17
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 241
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,458
  • Less than 1 year of college: 102
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 415
  • Associate degree: 372
  • Bachelor's degree: 593
  • Master's degree: 99
  • Professional school degree: 72
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 54
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 96
  • 9th grade: 22
  • 10th grade: 78
  • 11th grade: 61
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 55
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,475
  • Less than 1 year of college: 329
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 529
  • Associate degree: 424
  • Bachelor's degree: 568
  • Master's degree: 112
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 16

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 0.6%Females
Fairmont marital status for males
Fairmont marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,774
  • One, attached: 190
  • Two: 159
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 124
  • 10 to 19: 164
  • 20 to 49: 376
  • 50 or more: 145
  • Mobile homes: 163

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,070

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fairmont:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairmont
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (88.5%)
  • Electricity (7.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (73.5%)
  • Electricity (18.8%)
  • Other fuel (5.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 88
Here:

10.0%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

3.6%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

27.3%
Minnesota:

22.2%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)