Fairmont City, Illinois Population 2024

2,143

Fairmont City is a city located in Madison County and St. Clair County Illinois. Fairmont City has a 2024 population of 2,143. Fairmont City is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -4.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,255 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairmont City is $55,612 with a poverty rate of 29.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairmont City is 40.8 years, 39.3 years for males, and 41.5 years for females.

Fairmont City Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairmont City was:

  • White: 38.4%
  • Other race: 35.53%
  • Native American: 12.66%
  • Two or more races: 9.88%
  • Black or African American: 2.07%
  • Asian: 1.46%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
345.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.97% (-112)
The current population of Fairmont City, Illinois is 2,143 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,255.

Fairmont City, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81638.4%
Other race75535.53%
Native American26912.66%
Two or more races2109.88%
Black or African American442.07%
Asian311.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairmont City Population by Race

Fairmont City Population Pyramid 2024

Fairmont City Median Age

40.8

Total

39.3

Male

41.5

Female

Fairmont City Adults

There are 1,712 adults, (362 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont City.

Fairmont City Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont City Sex Ratio

Female1,06350.02%
Male1,06249.98%

Fairmont City Population by Age

Fairmont City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7662.777030
Non Family3611.3651.548.5
Married3183.9290.99.1
Female503.786832
Male375.417327
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3.8

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairmont City Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairmont City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairmont City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Fairmont City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,898

Average Earnings

$42,950

Average Male

$26,378

Average Female

Fairmont City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairmont City Language

44.62% of Fairmont City residents speak only English, while 55.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 55.38% of the population.

Fairmont City Language

Fairmont City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,38951236.86%
Other75538651.13%
White4365913.53%
Multiple2104420.95%
Native2693011.15%
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29.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.32%

Male Poverty Rate

36.78%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairmont City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairmont City is Other, with 51.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmont City is Native, with 11.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.5%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.62%.

Fairmont City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade37.84%
Some College22.36%
Bachelors or Greater21.92%
High School17.46%
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Fairmont City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed11.54%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed10.37%
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Fairmont City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairmont City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmont City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairmont City Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairmont City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairmont City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

126

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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Fairmont City Veterans by War

count

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Fairmont City Veterans by Age

count

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Fairmont City Veterans by Race

Fairmont City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

57.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.3%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

1.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmont City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairmont City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairmont City Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

53.18%

Born in Fairmont City

77.13%

Native Born

22.87%

Foreign Born

14.73%

Non Citizen

8.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.13% of Fairmont City residents were born in the United States, with 53.18% having been born in Illinois. 14.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairmont City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,993-30-1.48%
20282,023-30-1.46%
20272,053-30-1.44%
20262,083-30-1.42%
20252,113-30-1.4%
20242,143-30-1.38%
20232,173-30-1.36%
20222,203-30-1.34%
20212,233-22-0.98%
20202,255-211-8.56%
20192,466-28-1.12%
20182,494-11-0.44%
20172,505-9-0.36%
20162,514-12-0.48%
20152,526-27-1.06%
20142,553-18-0.7%
20132,571-25-0.96%
20122,596-27-1.03%
20112,623-21-0.79%
20102,644
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Fairmont City Population by Year