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Fairmount, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Fairmount Census Designated Place had a population of 2,263 as of July 1, 2016. Fairmount ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairmount is located at latitude 35.1845 and longitude -85.3301 in Hamilton County. The formal boundaries for the Fairmount Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hamilton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,949 feet.

The Fairmount Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402470) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fairmount Census Designated Place is located within Commissioner District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hamilton County.

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: Fair Mount.

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


Total Population 2,263
Population in Households 2,263
Population in Familes 2,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 507
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 804
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 656
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 654 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 150 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $308,235
Average Home Value $385,054


Median Household Income $90,814
Average Household Income $123,609
Per Capita Income $44,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 0.9%
Households 0.78% 0.83%
Families 0.78% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairmount to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee 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 # 184 57th
Population Density1 # 216 50th
Diversity Index2 # 358 16th
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

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