Income/capita 35%
Household income 20%
Unemployment 34%
Income per capita$19,405$26,117$29,829
Median household income$44,167$50,433$55,322
Median income owner occupied$53,750$62,593$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,964$29,285$35,192
Median earnings male$39,886$36,194$36,919
Median earnings female$26,291$23,580$26,250
Unemployment rate3.1%4.4%4.7%
Poverty level15.6%15.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairmount is 35% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairmount is 20% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairmount is 34% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairmount is 4% higher than the national average

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      Fairmount employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.4%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector24.2%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services1.1%6.1%
      Wholesale & retail services14.1%9.3%
      Public administration1.4%6.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services25.7%40.5%

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      Jalapa, IN154$79,79244%
      Mier, IN167$62,79414%
      Shamrock Lakes, IN230$56,8753%
      Sweetser, IN1,337$52,8374%
      Upland, IN3,663$52,5005%
      Fairmount, IN2,908$44,16720%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Tularosa, NM2,907$35,62536%
      Frisco, CO2,909$73,67833%
      Kewaunee, WI2,907$54,8331%
      Madison, FL2,909$20,76462%
      Onawa, IA2,906$32,02642%
      Fairmount, IN2,908$44,16720%
      Source: The Fairmount, IN employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).