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Fairmont is a township in Martin County, in the Fairmont metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Fairmont. For links to other places called Fairmont, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fairmont is 43.626N. The longitude is -94.417W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,178 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 298.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairmont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Martin 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 56039 ZIP code.
48% of Fairmont residents report German ancestry, and 5% 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 $19,656, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Fairmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fairmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $508. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $925.
Martin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairmont political report.
The average commute time for Fairmont workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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