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Population (year 2000): 10,889. Estimated population in July 2005: 10,505 (-3.5% change)
Males: 5,164 (47.4%), Females: 5,725 (52.6%)

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Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $33,709 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Fairmont:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.2%)
  • Hispanic (3.0%)
  • Other race (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: German (51.2%), Norwegian (15.3%), Irish (8.2%), English (8.0%), Swedish (5.7%), Polish (5.3%).

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Elevation: 1180 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles

Fairmont,

For population 25 years and over in Fairmont

  • High school or higher: 83.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairmont city

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 56.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

2.2% Foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -393 (-3.5%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Prairie, MN Eden (107.7 miles pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MN Minneapolis, (122.2 miles pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (482.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (5.9 miles Northrop, MN (8.1 miles Granada, MN (11.1 miles Welcome, MN (12.3 miles Truman, MN (14.6 miles Ceylon, Dolliver, IA (16.8 miles) , IA (17.8 miles Armstrong, MN (18.4 miles Sherburn,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 18 buildings, average cost: $123,900
  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2000: 20 buildings, average cost: $156,500
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $159,200
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $145,400
  • 2003: 27 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $214,400

Latitude: 43.65 N, Longitude: 94.46 W

Area code: 507


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (21.2%), Educational,health and social services (20.7%), Retail trade (14.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,729 (+15.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,266 (82.9%)


 

Crime in Fairmont by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 7 5 5 4
    per 100,000 9.2 64.3 45.9 45.9 36.7
Robberies 2 1 0 3 1
    per 100,000 18.4 9.2 0.0 27.6 9.2
Assaults 4 16 29 11 9
    per 100,000 36.7 146.9 266.3 101.0 82.7
Burglaries 87 75 80 77 72
    per 100,000 799.0 688.8 734.7 707.1 661.2
Thefts 303 360 444 497 367
    per 100,000 2782.6 3306.1 4077.5 4564.2 3370.4
Auto thefts 13 20 20 18 14
    per 100,000 119.4 183.7 183.7 165.3 128.6
193.3 253.0 300.9 292.1 225.4


Average climate in Fairmont, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairmont,

Fairmont-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 44.6 miles away from the Fairmont city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 8/29/1964, a category 4 tornado 45.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Dale Gardner - (born 1948), astronaut.


Hospital/medical center in Fairmont:
  • FAIRMONT COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (835 JOHNSON STREET, PO BOX 835)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairmont:
  • UNITED HOSPITAL DISTRICT (about 25 miles; BLUE EARTH, MN)
  • ST JAMES HEALTH SERVICES (about 26 miles; ST JAMES, MN)
  • MADELIA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; MADELIA, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairmont:
  • FORT DODGE REGIONAL (about 79 miles; FORT DODGE, IA; ID: FOD)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 87 miles; MASON CITY, IA; ID: MCW)
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 120 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairmont:
  • FAIRMONT MUNI (about 5 miles; FAIRMONT, MN; ID: FRM)
  • ST JAMES MUNI (about 24 miles; ST JAMES, MN; ID: JYG)
  • ESTHERVILLE MUNI (about 26 miles; ESTHERVILLE, IA; ID: EST)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 2 $6,305 $37,830 8 $2,048
Police Protection - Officers 17 $70,219 $49,566 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $8,606 $51,636 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $16,016 $64,064 11 $2,610
Financial Administration 4 $15,799 $47,397 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   36 $5,922
Streets and Highways 9 $32,063 $42,750 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 9 $26,769 $35,692 0 $0
Sewerage 6 $23,198 $46,396 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $6,091 $73,092 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $31,445 $41,926 0 $0
Electric Power 14 $55,427 $47,508 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 29 $95,618 $39,566 2 $1,656
Totals for Government 105 $387,558 $44,292 57 $12,237


College/University in Fairmont:
  • HAIRDRESSERS EDUCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 210 E THIRD ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairmont:
  • SOUTH CENTRAL TECHNICAL COLLEGE-MANKATO (about 47 miles; NORTH MANKATO, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,186)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNVERSITY-MANKATO (about 48 miles; MANKATO, MN; FT enrollment: 11,210)
  • GUSTAVUS ADOLPHUS COLLEGE (about 58 miles; ST PETER, MN; FT enrollment: 2,355)
  • IOWA CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 82 miles; FT DODGE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,807)
  • BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY (about 86 miles; STORM LAKE, IA; FT enrollment: 2,524)
  • NORTH IOWA AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 94 miles; MASON CITY, IA; FT enrollment: 2,161)
  • SAINT OLAF COLLEGE (about 106 miles; NORTHFIELD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,968)
Public high schools in Fairmont:
  • FAIRMONT SR. (Students: 903; Location: 900 JOHNSON ST.; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • SOUTHERN PLAINS ALC (Students: 48; Location: 115 S. PARK; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairmont:
  • FAIRMONT MID. (Students: 522; Location: 714 VICTORIA ST.; Grades: 03 - 06)
  • BUDD EL. (Students: 368; Location: 1001 ALBION AVE.; Grades: KG - 02)
  • SOUTHERN PLAINS ED. COOP. (Students: 82; Location: 115 S. PARK; Grades: PK - PK)
  • S.PLAINS TARGETED SERVICES (Location: 115 S. PARK; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Fairmont:
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 201 OXFORD STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN VIANNEY SCHOOL (Students: 164; Location: 911 SOUTH PRAIRIE AVE; Grades: PK - 7)
Library in Fairmont:
  • MARTIN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $475,469; Location: 110 NORTH PARK STREET; 92,469 books; 4,295 audio materials; 2,345 video materials; 346 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fairmont: Fairmont Raceway (A), Fairmont (B), Interlaken Golf Club (C), Martin County Fairgrounds (D), Heritage Acres (E), Martin County Courthouse (F), Martin County Historical Society and Pioneer Museum (G), Martin County Law Enforcement (H), Martin County Library (I), Fairmont City Hall (J).

Shopping Center: Five Lakes Shopping Centre (1).

Churches in Fairmont include: Saint James Lutheran Church (A), Faith Bible Fellowship Church (B), First Assembly of God Church (C), First Congregational Church (D), Immanuel Lutheran Church (E), Bethel Evangelical Free Church (F), Grace Lutheran Church (G), Christian Church of Fairmont (H).

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Lakeside Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Amber Lake (A), Budd Lake (B), Luedtke Slough (C), Hall Lake (D), Sisseton Lake (E), George Lake (F).

Creeks: Lily Creek (A), Dutch Creek (B).

Parks in Fairmont include: Aquatic Park (1), Birds Park (2), Sylvania Park (3), Cardinal Park (4), Cedar Park (5), Lincoln Park (6), Veterans Park (7), Skate Park (8), Wards Park (9).

Post office: (A).  


Fairmont compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairmont:
  • KSUM (1370 AM; 1 kW; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KKOJ (1190 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MN; Owner: KLEVEN BROADCASTING CO. OF MINN.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLGA (1600 AM; 5 kW; ALGONA, IA; Owner: WMMP, LLC)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWMT (540 AM; 5 kW; FORT DODGE, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairmont:
  • KFMC-FM (106.5 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: WOODWARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K220AQ (91.9 FM; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: MANKATO STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KXAC (100.5 FM; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJLY (104.5 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: MINN-IOWA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING,INC)
  • KBEW-FM (98.1 FM; BLUE EARTH, MN; Owner: KBEW, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairmont:
  • K28AE (Channel 28; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: OGDEN BROADCASTING OF MINNESOTA, INC)
  • KEYC-TV (Channel 12; MANKATO, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K79BK (Channel 79; FAIRMONT, MN; Owner: KTTC TELEVISION, INC.)

 

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