Fairmount, Georgia

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Fairmount, Georgia

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High Points

Fairmount strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Georgia):

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 6% Fairmount Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% Fairmount Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 16% Fairmount People in Middle Class or Better
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Fairmount Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Fairmount, Georgia

Comparing Fairmount to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Georgia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 7 1
Age of the Population 6 9
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 5 7
Well-Paid Single Women 4 6
Well-Paid Single Men 4 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 5 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
Median Family Income 5 7
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Short Commute Times 2 3
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 8
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 9 10
Low Property Crime 5 8

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Fairmount Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 34 miles N of Marietta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Gordon
Standard Zip Codes 30139
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.436
Longitude -84.7

Fairmount Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station JASPER 1 NNW
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 60.7 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches
Station DALTON
Distance 26 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 47 to 72 F
Jul Temp 69 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.5 inches
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Fairmount Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 745 100%
Male 361 48.5%
Female 384 51.5%
Under 18 173 23.2%
18+ 572 76.8%
65+ 109 14.6%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 2.91
White 713 95.7%
African-American 24 3.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 6 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.2%

Estimated Fairmount Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 785
Growth 40
Growth % 5.4%

Fairmount Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 38.3%
English 21.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.1%
Irish 6.7%
European 3.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
German 1.7%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
Scottish 1%
Swedish 1%
Welsh 1%
Greek 1%
Polish 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
British 0.4%
French Canadian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fairmount 745 $40,568
Adairsville 2,542 $34,828
Calhoun 10,667 $42,310
Jasper 2,167 $40,833
Resaca 815 $30,938
Waleska 616 $51,250
White 693 $36,250
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