Fairview Heights, Illinois Population 2022

16,632
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Fairview Heights is a city located in St. Clair County Illinois. Fairview Heights has a 2020 population of 16,632. Fairview Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually and its population has decreased by -0.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,706 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairview Heights is $82,345 with a poverty rate of 10.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,017 per month, and the median house value is $146,400. 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 Heightswas:

  • White: 58.71%
  • Black or African American: 30.78%
  • Two or more races: 8.68%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairview Heights, Illinois is 16,632 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,706.

Fairview Heights, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,47858.71%
Black or African American4,96930.78%
Asian2811.74%
Some Other Race130.08%
Two or More Races1,4028.68%
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Fairview Heights Population by Race

Fairview Heights Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairview Heights Median Age

39.6


Total

39.3


Male

39.8


Female

Fairview Heights Adults

There are 12,326 adults, (2,394 of whom are seniors) in Fairview Heights.

Fairview Heights Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairview Heights Sex Ratio

Female

7,827

48.49%

Male

8,316

51.51%

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
Married83.4%16.6%
All63.9%36.1%
Female55.7%44.3%
Non Family44.9%55.1%
Male30.9%69.1%

63.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairview Heights Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,7412.3963.9
Married3,1953.1783.4
Male1753.1830.9
Female6793.3855.7
Non Family2,6921.1744.9

3.14

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Fairview Heights Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1261.18%
9th to 12th Grade6245.82%
High School Graduate2,25921.08%
Some College3,01428.13%
Associates Degree1,16310.85%
Bachelors Degree1,94618.16%
Graduate Degree1,58414.78%
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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
Other Race131313
Asian213213170
Hispanic296249135
2+ Races377349145
Black2,9542,6291,041
White6,9206,5702,031

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fairview Heights Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$44,983$51,156$42,151
Less Than 9th Grade$19,684$19,890$
High School Graduate$35,562$37,381$29,258
Some College$43,404$50,755$33,611
Bachelors Degree$60,140$60,239$60,063
Graduate Degree$57,313$82,604$54,574

$44,983

Average Earnings

$51,156

Average Male

$42,151

Average Female

Fairview Heights Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairview Heights Language by Age

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Fairview Heights Language

95.18% of Fairview Heights residents speak only English, while 4.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.74% of the population.

Fairview Heights Language

Fairview Heights Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian2816523.13%
Multiple1,40222115.76%
White8,96490410.08%
Black4,9694258.55%
OtherNaN%

10.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.11%

Male Poverty Rate

10.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairview Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairview Heights is Asian, with 23.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.74%.

Fairview Heights Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.73%
High School10.85%
Some College7.28%
Bachelors or Greater7.00%

Fairview Heights Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.03%
Male Unemployed36.80%
Female Employed9.51%
Female Unemployed8.07%

Fairview Heights Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairview Heights Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$68,505$81,101
Families$83,740$100,024
Married Families$97,750-
Non Families$43,981$51,057
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Income by Household Type

Fairview Heights Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

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 35-44, 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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1,786

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War584
First Gulf War712
Vietnam490
Korea69
World War II42

Fairview Heights Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34219
35 to 54621
55 to 64301
65 to 74422
75+223

Fairview Heights Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,16114.64%
Black56215.63%
2+ Races6315.75%
Hispanic6517.38%

Fairview Heights Veterans by Race

Fairview Heights Veterans by Education

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3.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairview Heights Veterans by Education

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65.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.5%

Employment Rate

4.7%

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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54.68%

Born in Fairview Heights

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

2.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of Fairview Heights residents were born in the United States, with 54.68% having been born in Illinois. 0.77% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19708,6250.00%
198012,1113,4863.45%
199014,3512,2401.71%
200015,0346830.47%
201017,0782,0441.28%
201117,041-37-0.22%
201217,004-37-0.22%
201316,967-37-0.22%
201416,930-37-0.22%
201516,893-37-0.22%
201616,856-37-0.22%
201716,819-37-0.22%
201816,782-37-0.22%
201916,745-37-0.22%
202016,706-39-0.23%
202116,669-37-0.22%
202216,632-37-0.22%

Fairview Heights Population by Year