Fairmont, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairmont, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The Village of Fairmont had a population of 565 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fairmont is located at latitude 40.637 and longitude -97.5853 in Fillmore County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fairmont (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fillmore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,644 feet.

The Village of Fairmont (GNIS ID: 2398854) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Fairmont is located within Township of Exeter-Fairmont Consolidated, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fillmore County.

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Fairmont, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 565
Population in Households 535
Population in Familes 428
Population in Group Qrtrs 30
Population Density2 693
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $44,355
Average Household Income $60,260
Per Capita Income $25,870


Total Housing Units 299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $83,117
Average Home Value $109,441


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 155
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% 0.14%
Households 0.05% 0.16%
Families 0.32% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Fairmont, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairmont to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 190 67th
Population Density # 344 41st
Diversity Index # 248 57th
Median Household Income # 446 23rd
Per Capita Income # 429 26th

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