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Fairmont is a town in Robeson County, in the Lumberton metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in North Carolina named Fairmont. For links to other places called Fairmont, NC, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fairmont is 34.496N. The longitude is -79.114W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 125 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,569.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairmont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Robeson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 28340 ZIP code.
1% of Fairmont residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairmont ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairmont was $12,006, compared with $21,587 nationally.
15% of Fairmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fairmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $153. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $706.
Libraries in Fairmont include Hector Maclean Public Library ... View libraries
Robeson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairmont political report.
The average commute time for Fairmont workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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