Fairview Heights, Illinois Population 2021

15,933
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Fairview Heights is a city located in St. Clair County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 15,933, it is the 155th largest city in Illinois and the 2231st largest city in the United States . Fairview Heights is currently declining at a rate of -1.15% annually and its population has decreased by -6.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,078 in 2010. Fairview Heights reached it's highest population of 17,100 in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Fairview Heights has a population density of 1,395 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairview Heights is $82,345 with a poverty rate of 9.69%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $997 per month, and the median house value is $135,400. The median age in Fairview Heights is 40 years, 38 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Fairview Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 58.75%
  • Black or African American: 32.71%
  • Two or more races: 5.58%
  • Asian: 2.59%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Fairview Heights, Illinois is 15,933 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 16,488.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 17,078.

Fairview Heights, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,47358.75%
Black or African American5,27532.71%
Two or More Races8995.58%
Asian4172.59%
Some Other Race430.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.11%
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Fairview Heights Population by Race

Fairview Heights Population Pyramid $2021

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Fairview Heights Median Age

40


Total

38


Male

41.3


Female

Fairview Heights Adults

There are 12,800 adults, (2,536 of whom are seniors) in Fairview Heights.

Fairview Heights Age Dependency

57.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairview Heights Sex Ratio

Female

8,112

50.31%

Male

8,013

49.69%

Fairview Heights Population by Age

Fairview Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairview Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.2%13.8%
All65.2%34.8%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female47%53%
Male45.7%54.3%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairview Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,9262.3365.2
Married3,1703.1286.2
Non Family2,8331.1547.9
Female7133.2747
Male2102.9445.7

3.07

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Fairview Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2272.02%
9th to 12th Grade5574.95%
High School Graduate2,43121.59%
Some College3,02426.86%
Associates Degree1,14710.19%
Bachelors Degree2,16219.20%
Graduate Degree1,71115.20%
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Fairview Heights Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairview Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,2096,7802,356
Black3,1852,9431,043
Asian332232185
2+ Races292292164
Hispanic222209132
Other Race434313
Islander1818

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 59.46%.

Fairview Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,647$48,529$38,585
Less Than 9th Grade$25,326$30,096$11,250
High School Graduate$29,815$35,199$20,757
Some College$43,131$48,580$38,561
Bachelors Degree$57,188$61,863$47,610
Graduate Degree$61,755$85,938$57,632

$41,647

Average Earnings

$48,529

Average Male

$38,585

Average Female

Fairview Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairview Heights Language by Age

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Fairview Heights Language

93.26% of Fairview Heights residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.98% of the population.

Fairview Heights Language

Fairview Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,1218158.94%
Black5,27564712.27%
Asian4176114.63%
Multiple880262.95%
Other431125.58%

9.69%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.58%

Male Poverty Rate

10.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairview Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairview Heights is Other, with 25.58% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairview Heights is Multiple, with 2.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.98%.

Fairview Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.09%
High School11.72%
Some College6.90%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%

Fairview Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed32.35%
Female Unemployed17.73%
Female Employed9.60%
Male Employed5.06%

Fairview Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairview Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$64,495$82,345
Families$80,815$104,595
Married Families$91,500-
Non Families$40,492$47,886
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Income by Household Type

Fairview Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairview Heights Married by Age and Sex

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Fairview Heights 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 45-54.

Fairview Heights Marital Status by Race

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Fairview Heights Marital Status

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1,851

Number of Veterans

1,553

Male Veterans

298

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War596
Second Gulf War595
Vietnam544
Korea94
World War II47

Fairview Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54508
65 to 74416
55 to 64336
18 to 34319
75+272

Fairview Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,17714.66%
Black60615.73%
2+ Races5416.02%
Hispanic3112.65%
Asian143.47%

Fairview Heights Veterans by Race

Fairview Heights Veterans by Education

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7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairview Heights Veterans by Education

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66.4%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fairview Heights Employment by Age

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Fairview Heights Employment by Race

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Fairview Heights 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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56.46%

Born in Fairview Heights

96.53%

Native Born

3.47%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

2.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.53% of Fairview Heights residents were born in the United States, with 56.46% having been born in Illinois. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairview Heights Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202115,933-185-1.15%
202016,118-185-1.13%
201916,303-185-1.12%
201816,488-132-0.79%
201716,620-76-0.46%
201616,696-125-0.74%
201516,821-56-0.33%
201416,877-10-0.06%
201316,887-82-0.48%
201216,969-85-0.50%
201117,054-46-0.27%
201017,1002,0661.30%
200015,0346830.47%
199014,3512,2401.71%
198012,1113,4863.45%
19708,6250.00%

Fairview Heights Population by Year