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Fairmount, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Fairmount had a population of 313 as of July 1, 2016. Fairmount ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairmount is located at latitude 46.0546 and longitude -96.6028 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairmount (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 984 feet.

The City of Fairmount (GNIS ID: 1036029) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairmount population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairmount: Michigan Settlement, Sewall Station.

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Fairmount, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 313
Population in Households 313
Population in Familes 263
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 974
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 133
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 92
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 113 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 (31.8%)
Median Home Value $90,476
Average Home Value $160,268


Median Household Income $69,907
Average Household Income $85,064
Per Capita Income $36,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.51% -1.72%
Households -2.22% -1.55%
Families -1.01% -1.57%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.99%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fairmount, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairmount to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 134 67th
Population Density1 # 78 81st
Diversity Index2 # 94 77th
Median Household Income # 54 87th
Per Capita Income # 116 71st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.