StatisticFairview HeightsIllinoisNational
Population16,79312,671,821328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,47022891
Median age40.037.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%44%43%
Speak English93%77%79%
Speak Spanish3%13%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fairview Heights is 545% higher than Illinois
  • The median age in Fairview Heights is 7% higher than Illinois
  • In Fairview Heights 62.87% of the population is White
  • In Fairview Heights 29.32% of the population is Black
  • In Fairview Heights 3.47% of the population is Asian

Compare Fairview Heights, IL Demographics

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      Fairview Heights population breakdown by race

      RaceFairview HeightsIllinoisNational
      White62.87%72.14%73.35%
      Black29.32%14.30%12.63%
      Asian3.47%5.10%5.22%
      American Indian0.18%0.23%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.13%0.03%0.18%
      Mixed race3.19%2.34%3.06%
      Other race0.85%5.86%4.75%
      In Fairview Heights, 2.6% 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.

      Household income distribution

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      Fairview Heights age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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