Fairmont, WV
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fairmont, West Virginia Info Snack

Population
18,458
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
23.1%
Median Home
$110,900
Median Income
$43,319
Median Rent
$754

Fairmont SnackAbility

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

Fairmont, WV Crime Report

324
Total Crimes
1,758.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-29.02%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fairmont
/ 100k People
West Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 324 1,758.0 1,900.0 2,476.7
Violent Crime 63 341.8 316.6 366.7
Murder 2 10.9 4.4 5.0
Robbery 9 48.8 21.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 41 222.5 249.1 250.2
Property Crime 261 1,416.2 1,583.4 2,109.9
Burglary 48 260.4 328.7 340.5
Larceny 182 987.5 1,119.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 31 168.2 135.0 219.9

Fairmont, WV Cost Of Living

84
Fairmont's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fairmont West Virginia National Average
Overall 84 84 100
Services 100 100 100
Groceries 91 91 100
Health 88 88 100
Housing 61 62 100
Transportation 87 87 100
Utilities 89 89 100

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Rankings for Fairmont in West Virginia

Map Of Fairmont, WV

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4

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Population over time in Fairmont

Year Population % Change
2019 18,458 -0.3%
2018 18,507 -0.4%
2017 18,575 -0.7%
2016 18,699 -0.4%
2015 18,773 0.1%
2014 18,746 -0.4%
2013 18,812 0.3%
2012 18,763 -0.3%
2011 18,818 -0.2%
2010 18,865 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fairmont

White
88.2% (16,272)
African American
6.9% (1,276)
American Indian
0.1% (21)
Asian
0.8% (152)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.8% (140)
Two Or More
2.4% (437)
Hispanic
0.9% (160)
Race Fairmont WV USA
White 88.2% 92.0% 60.7%
African American 6.9% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.8% 0.8% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.4% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 0.9% 1.6% 18.0%

Gender in Fairmont

Female
50.5% (9,318)
Male
49.5% (9,140)
Gender Fairmont WV USA
Female 50.5% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fairmont for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (553)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (1,107)
High School / GED
35.0% (6,460)
Some College
19.0% (3,507)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,476)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (3,507)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,476)
Professional Degree
1.0% (184)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (184)
Education Fairmont WV USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 40.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 12.0% 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
8.9% (163,767)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.2% (132,330)
$15,000 to $24,999
15.7% (289,761)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.9% (200,323)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (252,719)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.9% (329,728)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.6% (232,735)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (144,515)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (63,362)
$200,000 or more
2.0% (36,555)
Income Fairmont WV USA
Less than $10,000 8.9% 8.7% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.2% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 15.7% 12.6% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.9% 11.2% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 14.3% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.9% 17.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.6% 11.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 11.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 3.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.0% 3.0% 7.7%

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