In 2018, Fairmont, WV had a population of 56.5k people with a median age of 41.2 and a median household income of $48,605. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Fairmont, WV declined from 56,575 to 56,497, a -0.138% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,158 to $48,605, a 0.928% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairmont, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.62%), White (Hispanic) (1.07%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.01%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.637%). NaNk% of the people in Fairmont, WV speak a non-English language, and 99.6% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fairmont, WV are Fairmont State University (846 degrees awarded in 2017), Pierpont Community and Technical College (372 degrees), and Opportunities Industrialization Center (46 degrees).
The median property value in Fairmont, WV is $112,800, and the homeownership rate is 74.9%. Most people in Fairmont, WV commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 23.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairmont, WV is 2 cars per household.