Fairmont, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fairmont, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
18,443
Unemployment
6.7%
Poverty
22.4%
Median Home
$117,000
Median Income
$45,540
Median Rent
$786

Fairmont SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Fairmont, WV Crime Report

357
Total Crimes
1,945.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
-17.08%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fairmont
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 357 1,945.3 1,755.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 85 463.2 355.9 387.8
Murder 3 16.3 6.6 6.5
Robbery 9 49.0 20.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 62 337.8 282.1 279.7
Property Crime 272 1,482.1 1,399.4 1,958.2
Burglary 86 468.6 273.3 314.2
Larceny 172 937.2 998.9 1,398.0
Car Theft 14 76.3 127.2 246.0

Fairmont, WV Cost Of Living

88
Fairmont's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fairmont West Virginia National Average
Overall 88 88 100
Services 106 106 100
Groceries 97 100 100
Health 87 87 100
Housing 62 63 100
Transportation 88 89 100
Utilities 91 90 100

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Rankings for Fairmont in West Virginia

Map Of Fairmont, WV

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Population over time in Fairmont

Year Population % Change
2020 18,443 -0.3%
2019 18,507 -0.4%
2018 18,575 -0.7%
2017 18,699 -0.4%
2016 18,773 0.1%
2015 18,746 -0.4%
2014 18,812 0.3%
2013 18,763 -0.3%
2012 18,818 -0.2%
2011 18,865 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fairmont

White
87.0% (16,044)
African American
7.0% (1,293)
American Indian
0.1% (21)
Asian
0.4% (76)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
1.6% (298)
Two Or More
2.7% (495)
Hispanic
1.2% (216)
Race Fairmont WV USA
White 87.0% 91.5% 60.1%
African American 7.0% 3.5% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 1.6% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 1.2% 1.6% 18.2%

Gender in Fairmont

Female
50.0% (9,224)
Male
50.0% (9,219)
Gender Fairmont WV USA
Female 50.0% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 50.0% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fairmont for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (553)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (922)
High School / GED
35.0% (6,455)
Some College
20.0% (3,688)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (1,659)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (3,319)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,475)
Professional Degree
1.0% (184)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (184)
Education Fairmont WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 13.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fairmont, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
7.8% (144,326)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.0% (148,408)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.7% (270,401)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (175,064)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (250,709)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (350,368)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.4% (228,136)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.2% (188,272)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.0% (55,713)
$200,000 or more
1.8% (32,899)
Income Fairmont WV USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 8.5% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.0% 5.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.7% 12.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 10.8% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 14.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.9% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.4% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.2% 11.9% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.0% 3.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 1.8% 3.1% 8.3%

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