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Fairmount is a township in Luzerne County, in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Fairmount. For links to other places called Fairmount, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Fairmount is 41.316N. The longitude is -76.283W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,146 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,226.


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Median household income
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$37,656
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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21% of Fairmount residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairmount ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairmount was $16,334, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Fairmount residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fairmount, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $408.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $853.


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Luzerne County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairmount political report.

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The average commute time for Fairmount workers is 36 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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