Fairmont, Illinois Population 2021

2,699
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Fairmont is a city located in Illinois. Fairmont has a 2020 population of 2,699. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 9.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,459 in 2010. Fairmont reached it's highest population of 2,699 in 2019.

The average household income in Fairmont is $59,597 with a poverty rate of 17.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,127 per month, and the median house value is $105,300. 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 Fairmont was:

  • White: 40.46%
  • Black or African American: 38.90%
  • Other race: 16.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.63%
  • Asian: 0.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairmont, Illinois is 2,699 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,641.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,459.

Fairmont, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,09240.46%
Black or African American1,05038.90%
Some Other Race43716.19%
Two or More Races983.63%
Asian220.82%
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Fairmont Population by Race

Fairmont Population Pyramid $2021

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Fairmont Median Age

31.3


Total

30.7


Male

32.6


Female

Fairmont Adults

There are 2,004 adults, (271 of whom are seniors) in Fairmont.

Fairmont Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

15.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female

1,492

55.28%

Male

1,207

44.72%

Fairmont Population by Age

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairmont Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.4%26.6%
All59.1%40.9%
Male55.4%44.6%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
Female53%47%

59.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairmont Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8243.2859.1
Non Family3011.1854.8
Female2534.753
Married2144.0473.4
Male565.1455.4

4.19

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

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Fairmont Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade703.87%
9th to 12th Grade22312.33%
High School Graduate82045.35%
Some College39321.74%
Associates Degree1005.53%
Bachelors Degree1618.90%
Graduate Degree412.27%
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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
Black73067384
White59451896
Hispanic437277
Other Race267180
2+ Races2929
Asian222222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian 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$26,432$24,514$27,039
Less Than 9th Grade$32,917$31,429$
High School Graduate$25,547$23,200$26,905
Some College$24,375$20,288$25,694
Bachelors Degree$33,333$$32,813
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,432

Average Earnings

$24,514

Average Male

$27,039

Average Female

Fairmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont Language by Age

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Fairmont Language

79.40% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 20.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 18.84% of the population.

Fairmont Language

Fairmont Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,03724223.34%
White76212115.88%
Hispanic8029411.72%
Other437358.01%
Multiple9899.18%

17.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.41%

Male Poverty Rate

18.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairmont

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Black, with 23.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Other, with 8.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.93%.

Fairmont Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.80%
Some College16.43%
Bachelors or Greater12.87%
Less Than 9th Grade10.58%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed43.48%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Female Employed7.74%
Male Employed4.57%

Fairmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,031$59,597
Families$52,625$62,116
Married Families$63,333-
Non Families$36,985$41,991
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Income by Household Type

Fairmont Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.7%

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 55-64.

Fairmont Marital Status by Race

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Fairmont Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam22
Korea5
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War3
World War II

Fairmont Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+19
65 to 7418
55 to 649
18 to 344
35 to 543

Fairmont Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White354.11%
Black182.22%
Hispanic71.38%

Fairmont Veterans by Race

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

5%

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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75.40%

Born in Fairmont

90.07%

Native Born

9.93%

Foreign Born

6.52%

Non Citizen

3.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.07% of Fairmont residents were born in the United States, with 75.40% having been born in Illinois. 6.52% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,6990.00%
20202,6990.00%
20192,699582.20%
20182,641461.77%
20172,595793.14%
20162,5161948.35%
20152,322-62-2.60%
20142,384-51-2.09%
20132,4351586.94%
20122,277-21-0.91%
20112,298-161-6.55%
20102,4590.00%

Fairmont Population by Year