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People

Total Population 10,387
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 22.6%
Employed Population 16+ 5,050
Age of the Population 46

Families

% of people married 48%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,049
% Above Poverty Level 87.3%
% Below Poverty Level 12.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 15 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $605
Median House Value $114,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.4%
US/American 0.1%
English 6.9%
Irish 8.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairmont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 96 miles SW of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Martin
Standard Zip Codes 56031
P.O. Box Zip Codes 56075
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.652
Longitude -94.46

Fairmont Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FAIRMONT
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 5 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.3 inches
Station WINNEBAGO
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 31.1 inches
Station SWEA CITY 1 NE
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 3 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 61 F
Annual Precip 30.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ceylon 322 $46,000
Granada 299 $45,625

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairmont Public Libraries

Library
Martin County Library
110 NORTH PARK STREET
Fairmont, Minnesota
(507) 238-4207

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Fairmont Hospitals

FAIRMONT MEDICAL CENTER
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
835 JOHNSON STREET, PO BOX 835
(507) 238-8100
Emergency Service: Yes

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Fairmont High Schools

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FAIRMONT SR.
900 JOHNSON ST.
507-238-4411
Serves 903 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

SOUTHERN PLAINS ALC
115 S. PARK
507-235-6151
A Non-traditional School
Serves 48 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.4

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