Fairmount, ND Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairmount, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Fairmount had a population of 324 as of July 1, 2017. Fairmount ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density 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, 2017.

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

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Fairmount, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 324
Daytime Population: Workers 126
Daytime Population: Residents 120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 324
Population in Familes 270
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,008
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $75,000
Average Household Income $93,615
Per Capita Income $39,340


Total Housing Units 195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 114 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (29.7%)
Median Home Value $105,000
Average Home Value $190,870


Total Households 137
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -1.7% -1.07%
Households -1.51% -1.04%
Families -0.57% -1.31%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

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, 2017 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 # 131 68th
Population Density # 73 82nd
Diversity Index # 113 72nd
Median Household Income # 47 87th
Per Capita Income # 76 81st

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