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Fairmount, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Fairmount is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Gordon County at latitude 34.437 and longitude -84.6995. Gordon County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 745 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fairmount, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fairmount, Georgia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fairmount indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fairmount (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairmount: Fair Mount.

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Fairmount, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 714
Population in Households 714
Population in Familes 602
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 399
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 292
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 207
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 370 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 208 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $91,544
Average Home Value $127,053


Median Household Income $41,007
Average Household Income $48,747
Per Capita Income $19,416
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% -0.08%
Households -0.24% -0.07%
Families 1.05% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairmount to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 402 36th
Population Density1 # 388 38th
Diversity Index2 # 611 2nd
Median Household Income # 228 64th
Per Capita Income # 240 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.