Fairmont demographics profile

StatisticFairmontIllinoisNational
Population2,51612,851,684318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,81222291
Median age33.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)35%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1845%44%43%
Speak English78%77%79%
Speak Spanish20%13%13%
Fairmont, IL has a population of 2,516 and is the 9,806th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,812 per sq mi which is 715% higher than the Illinois average and 1900% higher than the national average. The median age in Fairmont is 33 which is approximately 12% lower than the Illinois average of 37. In Fairmont, 35% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 78% speak English and 20% speak Spanish. 72% of Fairmont residents were born in Illinois, 15% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 12% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fairmont is 715% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Fairmont is 12% lower than Illinois.
  • In Fairmont 28.62% of the population is White.
  • In Fairmont 46.78% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fairmont 3.54% of the population is Asian.

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Fairmont population breakdown by race

RaceFairmontIllinoisNational
White28.62%72.14%73.35%
Black or African American46.78%14.30%12.63%
Asian3.54%5.10%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race3.46%2.34%3.06%
Other race17.61%5.86%4.75%
In Fairmont, 27.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fairmont, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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