Fairmont is a medium-sized city located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 18,209 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Fairmont is the eighth largest community in West Virginia.
Also of interest is that Fairmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Fairmont is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.80% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fairmont in 2018 was $26,976, which is upper middle income relative to West Virginia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,904 for a family of four. However, Fairmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairmont is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fairmont include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Fairmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.