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Fairmount is a town in Grant County, in the Marion metro area.
The community was named for Fairmount Waterworks in Philadelphia, IN.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Fairmount. For links to other places called Fairmount, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fairmount is 40.415N. The longitude is -85.65W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 863 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,883.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairmount demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Grant 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 46928 ZIP code.
23% of Fairmount residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairmount ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairmount was $18,029, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Fairmount residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Fairmount, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $669.
Libraries in Fairmount include Fairmount Public Library ... View libraries
Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairmount political report.
The average commute time for Fairmount workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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