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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Fairmont City is a suburb of St. Louis with a population of 2,594. Fairmont City is in St. Clair County. Living in Fairmont City offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Fairmont City there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families live in Fairmont City and residents tend to lean liberal.
About Fairmont City...
Population
2,594

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,300
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$745
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    41%
  • Own
    59%
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Fairmont City Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    81.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    243.3
    500.1
  • Theft
    243.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    121.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    16%
  • 18-24 years
    15%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    1%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    1%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    21%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    37%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    40%
    13%

Working in Fairmont City

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$35,179
National
$55,322
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