In 2020, Fairmont, WV had a population of 56.2k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $52,856. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Fairmont, WV declined from 56,355 to 56,233, a −0.216% decrease and its median household income grew from $50,305 to $52,856, a 5.07% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairmont, WV are White (Non-Hispanic) (92.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.49%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.55%), White (Hispanic) (0.957%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.759%).
None of the households in Fairmont, WV reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.6% of the residents in Fairmont, WV are U.S. citizens.
In 2020, the median property value in Fairmont, WV was $122,700, and the homeownership rate was 74.4%. Most people in Fairmont, WV drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairmont, WV was 2 cars per household.