Fairmount, GA Demographics

Population (year 2000): 745. Estimated population in July 2005: 785 (+5.4% change)
Males: 361 (48.5%), Females: 384 (51.5%)

Gordon County

Zip code: 30139

Median resident age: 38.6 years
Median household income: $35,893 (year 2000)
Median house value: $66,700 (year 2000)

Races in Fairmount:

  • White Non-Hispanic (94.9%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (27.0%), English (17.9%), Irish (7.8%), German (1.7%), French (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 758 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairmount

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairmount city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +112 (+17.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairmount:

  • GORDON HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; CALHOUN, GA)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; JASPER, GA)
  • NORTHSIDE HOSPITAL CHEROKEE (about 20 miles; CANTON, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairmount:

  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 32 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 40 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • LOVELL FIELD (about 54 miles; CHATTANOOGA, TN; ID: CHA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairmount:

  • TOM B. DAVID FLD (about 17 miles; CALHOUN, GA; ID: CZL)
  • PICKENS COUNTY (about 18 miles; JASPER, GA; ID: JZP)
  • GILMER COUNTY (about 18 miles; ELLIJAY, GA; ID: 49A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairmount:

  • KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY (about 29 miles; KENNESAW, GA; Full-time enrollment: 9,589)
  • LIFE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,881)
  • SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 37 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • CHATTAHOOCHEE TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MARIETTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)
  • NORTH GEORGIA COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; DAHLONEGA, GA; FT enrollment: 3,119)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
Public primary/middle school in Fairmount:

  • FAIRMOUNT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 510; Location: 130 PEACHTREE STREET; Grades: PK – 05)