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People

Total Population 2,684
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 639
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 37%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.1%
Median Earnings25+ $22,969
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $14,853
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,750

Wealth

Median Family Income $30,245
% Above Poverty Level 52.3%
% Below Poverty Level 47.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.9%
Median Gross Rent $382
Median House Value $69,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 63.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.4%
Irish 1.8%

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

Fairmont Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles S of Fayetteville, North Carolina (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles S of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Robeson
Standard Zip Codes 28340
Phone Area Codes 910
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.496
Longitude -79.114

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 LUMBERTON
Distance 11 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 47.9 inches
Station LAURINBURG
Distance 26.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.1 inches
Station ELIZABETHTOWN LOCK 2
Distance 31.7 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fair Bluff 859 $44,833
Lumberton 21,721 $37,682
Marietta 127 $38,750
Maxton 2,598 $24,968
Proctorville 176 $48,750
Rowland 1,227 $35,536

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

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Fairmont High Schools

FAIRMONT HIGH
5419 OLD STAGE ROAD
910-628-6727
Serves 728 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

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