Fairmont, Illinois Population 2023

2,649

Fairmont is a city located in Will County Illinois. Fairmont has a 2023 population of 2,649. Fairmont is currently declining at a rate of -1.52% annually and its population has decreased by -1.52% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,690 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairmont is $59,597 with a poverty rate of 21.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairmont is 31.4 years, 31.3 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Fairmont Demographics

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

  • White: 41.26%
  • Black or African American: 32.94%
  • Other race: 21.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.2%
  • Asian: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
The current population of Fairmont, Illinois is 2,649 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,690.

Fairmont, Illinois Population 2023

Population by Race

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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairmont Population by Race

Fairmont Population Pyramid 2023

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

53.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairmont Sex Ratio

Female1,47454.8%
Male1,21645.2%

Fairmont Population by Age

Fairmont Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

4.21

Average Family Size

3.33

Average Household Size

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairmont 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 Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Fairmont Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,051

Average Earnings

$31,181

Average Male

$26,266

Average Female

Fairmont Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairmont Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairmont Language

76.7% of Fairmont residents speak only English, while 23.3% 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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21.62%

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 29.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairmont is Multiple, with 4.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.8%. 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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Fairmont Poverty Rate by Education

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Fairmont Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairmont Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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median

Income by Household Type

Fairmont Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairmont Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairmont Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Fairmont Veterans by War

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Fairmont Veterans by Age

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Fairmont Veterans by Race

Fairmont Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairmont Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fairmont Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairmont Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairmont 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

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: data after 2021 is projected based on recent change
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Fairmont Population by Year