Fairmont, Illinois Population 2022

2,375
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Fairmont is a city located in Illinois. Fairmont has a 2020 population of 2,375. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -0.29% annually and its population has decreased by -0.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,389 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairmont is $59,597 with a poverty rate of 16.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,263 per month, and the median house value is $108,900. The median age in Fairmont is 31.3 years, 30.7 years for males, and 32.6 years for females.

Fairmont Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairmontwas:

  • White: 41.26%
  • Black or African American: 32.94%
  • Other race: 21.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairmont, Illinois is 2,375 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,389.

Fairmont, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,11041.26%
Black or African American88632.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native20.07%
Asian341.26%
Some Other Race57221.26%
Two or More Races863.20%
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Fairmont Population by Race

Fairmont Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairmont Median Age

31.4


Total

31.3


Male

32


Female

Fairmont Adults

There are 1,987 adults, (234 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont.

Fairmont Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female

1,474

54.80%

Male

1,216

45.20%

Fairmont Population by Age

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family62.6%37.4%
Married61.2%38.8%
All56.4%43.6%
Female45.7%54.3%
Male45.5%54.5%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8073.3356.4
Married2503.9261.2
Male555.0245.5
Female2214.9245.7
Non Family2811.2362.6

4.21

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

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Fairmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade945.17%
9th to 12th Grade23312.81%
High School Graduate71939.53%
Some College42623.42%
Associates Degree1166.38%
Bachelors Degree20811.43%
Graduate Degree231.26%
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Fairmont Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian343434
Hispanic56035975
White59250778
Other Race33522732
Black61557444
Native American22
2+ Races4423

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,051$31,181$26,266
Less Than 9th Grade$41,429$42,900$
High School Graduate$25,547$25,656$25,365
Some College$25,125$$25,281
Bachelors Degree$37,250$75,391$35,350
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,051

Average Earnings

$31,181

Average Male

$26,266

Average Female

Fairmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont Language by Age

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Fairmont Language

76.70% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 23.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.45% of the population.

Fairmont Language

Fairmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black88620823.48%
White80813116.21%
Other42NaN%
Hispanic94410811.44%
Multiple8633.49%

16.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.83%

Male Poverty Rate

19.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Black, with 23.48% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Multiple, with 3.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.03%.

Fairmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade9.48%
High School20.03%
Some College12.92%
Bachelors or Greater8.66%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.85%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed9.34%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,917$63,859
Families$59,286$65,819
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families$44,676$44,013
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Income by Household Type

Fairmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmont Married by Age and Sex

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Fairmont Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairmont Marital Status by Race

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Fairmont Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War
First Gulf War4
Vietnam23
Korea6
World War II

Fairmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 544
55 to 6413
65 to 7415
75+17

Fairmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White343.97%
Black152.13%
Hispanic60.98%

Fairmont Veterans by Race

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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64%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmont Employment by Age

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Fairmont Employment by Race

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Fairmont Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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74.72%

Born in Fairmont

89.74%

Native Born

10.26%

Foreign Born

8.07%

Non Citizen

2.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.74% of Fairmont residents were born in the United States, with 74.72% having been born in Illinois. 8.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairmont Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20102,4590.00%
20112,452-7-0.28%
20122,445-7-0.29%
20132,438-7-0.29%
20142,431-7-0.29%
20152,424-7-0.29%
20162,417-7-0.29%
20172,410-7-0.29%
20182,403-7-0.29%
20192,396-7-0.29%
20202,389-7-0.29%
20212,382-7-0.29%
20222,375-7-0.29%

Fairmont Population by Year