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Fairmont, MN (Minnesota) Houses and Residents

Fairmont,MN index of house prices

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

Houses: 5,313 (4,736 occupied: 3,191 owner occupied, 1,548 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

33%
State:

29%

Housing density: 365 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $155,485.

Median contract rent in 2016: $274 (lower quartile is $210, upper quartile is $353)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $407


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

Housing units in Fairmont with a mortgage: 1,848 (60 second mortgage, 163 home equity loan, 17 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,353

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $75,888

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,270

Median monthly housing costs: $711


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Fairmont, Minnesota Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,337 (it was $67,100 in 2000)
Fairmont:

$120,337
Minnesota:

$211,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,794 - $178,970
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,580
  • In family households: 7,935 (1,393 male householders, 1,322 female householders)
    1,991 spouses, 2,545 children (2,461 natural, 24 adopted, 61 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 31 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 91 other relatives, 405 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,429 (973 male householders (889 living alone)), 1,067 female householders (937 living alone)), 381 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 234

Size of family households: 1,488 2-persons, 563 3-persons, 376 4-persons, 169 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 38 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,826 1-person, 119 2-persons, 44 3-persons, 54 4-persons.

1,204 married couples with children.
808 single-parent households (215 men, 593 women).

94.6% of residents of Fairmont speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (52% speak English very well, 41% speak English well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (34% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 40% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 370 (3.5%)
(19.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.1
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 5982 bedrooms
  • 1,6433 bedrooms
  • 7774 bedrooms
  • 1055+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • 61no bedroom
  • 6481 bedroom
  • 5142 bedrooms
  • 1703 bedrooms
  • 1174 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 73no vehicle
  • 9381 vehicle
  • 1,5132 vehicles
  • 5333 vehicles
  • 554 vehicles
  • 645+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

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

  • 429no vehicle
  • 7021 vehicle
  • 2732 vehicles
  • 833 vehicles
  • 584 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
  • 123 rooms
  • 2654 rooms
  • 3975 rooms
  • 6016 rooms
  • 6647 rooms
  • 5048 rooms
  • 7569+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairmont, Minnesota:

  • 411 room
  • 2082 rooms
  • 3183 rooms
  • 3374 rooms
  • 2585 rooms
  • 1316 rooms
  • 697 rooms
  • 1058 rooms
  • 739+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairmont population

Year house built

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
  • 227Less than $10,000
  • 289$10,000 to $14,999
  • 404$15,000 to $19,999
  • 281$20,000 to $24,999
  • 250$25,000 to $29,999
  • 242$30,000 to $34,999
  • 152$35,000 to $39,999
  • 255$40,000 to $44,999
  • 191$45,000 to $49,999
  • 306$50,000 to $59,999
  • 605$60,000 to $74,999
  • 684$75,000 to $99,999
  • 238$100,000 to $124,999
  • 120$125,000 to $149,999
  • 195$150,000 to $199,999
  • 171$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
  • 52Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$15,000 to $19,999
  • 28$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 13$30,000 to $34,999
  • 50$35,000 to $39,999
  • 144$40,000 to $49,999
  • 118$50,000 to $59,999
  • 146$60,000 to $69,999
  • 190$70,000 to $79,999
  • 230$80,000 to $89,999
  • 67$90,000 to $99,999
  • 309$100,000 to $124,999
  • 310$125,000 to $149,999
  • 226$150,000 to $174,999
  • 179$175,000 to $199,999
  • 327$200,000 to $249,999
  • 84$250,000 to $299,999
  • 167$300,000 to $399,999
  • 79$400,000 to $499,999
  • 31$500,000 to $749,999
  • 13$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fairmont, MN

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fairmont, MN
  • 21$100 to $149
  • 15$150 to $199
  • 24$200 to $249
  • 65$250 to $299
  • 62$300 to $349
  • 222$350 to $399
  • 86$400 to $449
  • 170$450 to $499
  • 106$500 to $549
  • 52$550 to $599
  • 79$600 to $649
  • 61$650 to $699
  • 43$700 to $749
  • 29$750 to $799
  • 33$800 to $899
  • 121$900 to $999
  • 165$1,000 to $1,249
  • 40No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 302000 to 2009
  • 2611990 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: 521
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,711
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,052
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 512
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 299
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 157
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 280
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 54
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 28
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 74
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 202
  • 90 or more minutes: 76
Fairmont, MN Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.8%
Number of people working at home: 176 (3.4% of all workers)

Fairmont mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,432 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 565 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 96 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 2 (0%)
  • Taxi: 77 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 162 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 176 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 2,047
 American: 674
 Norwegian: 393
 Irish: 159
 English: 133
 Polish: 117
 European: 86
 Danish: 79
 Swedish: 56
 Armenian: 41
 Scottish: 38
 Scandinavian: 36
 Czech: 32
 Italian: 26
 Dutch: 25
 British: 20
 French (except Basque): 18
 Belgian: 11
 Arab: 10
 Finnish: 10
 Slovak: 4

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

  • 71%Mexico
  • 15%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Dominican Republic
  • 2%Korea
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 7,492
  • Other state: 2,644
  • Northeast: 347
  • Midwest: 1,749
  • South: 286
  • West: 255

85% of Fairmont residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Minnesota.

Fairmont:

85.1%
State average:

85.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 46
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 45
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 113
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 196
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 95
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,425
  • Less than 1 year of college: 98
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 418
  • Associate degree: 313
  • Bachelor's degree: 681
  • Master's degree: 63
  • Professional school degree: 99
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 78
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 33
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 128
  • 9th grade: 9
  • 10th grade: 80
  • 11th grade: 103
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 64
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,552
  • Less than 1 year of college: 304
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 435
  • Associate degree: 406
  • Bachelor's degree: 641
  • Master's degree: 91
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.6%Males
  • 1.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.7%Males
Fairmont marital status for males
Fairmont marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,818
  • One, attached: 154
  • Two: 167
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 114
  • 10 to 19: 160
  • 20 to 49: 406
  • 50 or more: 152
  • Mobile homes: 116

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,354

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fairmont:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairmont
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.3%)
  • Electricity (7.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Utility gas (67.7%)
  • Electricity (23.6%)
  • Other fuel (6.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 121
Here:

13.6%
Minnesota:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Minnesota:

8.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

22.4%
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)