Fairmont
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Coordinates: 41°33′46″N 88°3′44″W / 41.56278°N 88.06222°W / 41.56278; -88.06222Coordinates: 41°33′46″N 88°3′44″W / 41.56278°N 88.06222°W / 41.56278; -88.06222
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
Area
 • Total1.39 sq mi (3.60 km2)
 • Land1.39 sq mi (3.60 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total2,389
 • Density1,717.47/sq mi (663.11/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area codes815, 779
FIPS code17-24920

Fairmont is a census-designated place (CDP) in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,389 at the 2020 census.[3]

Geography

Fairmont is located at 41°33′46″N 88°3′44″W / 41.56278°N 88.06222°W / 41.56278; -88.06222 (41.562673, -88.062305).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
20102,459
20202,89817.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2020[6]

2020 census

Fairmont CDP, Illinois - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010[7] Pop 2020[6] % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 710 659 28.87% 27.58%
Black or African American alone (NH) 1,133 768 46.08% 32.15%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 9 6 0.37% 0.25%
Asian alone (NH) 8 5 0.33% 0.21%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 3 14 0.12% 0.59%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 41 80 1.67% 3.35%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 555 857 22.57% 35.87%
Total 2,459 2,389 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

2000 Census

At the 2000 census,[8] there were 2,563 people, 861 households and 626 families living in the CDP. The population density was 1,555.6 per square mile (599.7/km2). There were 901 housing units at an average density of 546.9/sq mi (210.8/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 36.17% White, 53.61% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.47% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 6.32% from other races, and 3.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.89% of the population.

There were 861 households, of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.2% were married couples living together, 20.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.2% were non-families. 21.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.97 and the average family size was 3.48.

Age distribution was 27.6% under the age of 18, 11.0% from 18 to 24, 28.1% from 25 to 44, 21.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.4 males.

The median household income was $40,907, and the median family income was $47,257. Males had a median income of $28,438 versus $26,696 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,260. About 7.5% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.3% of those under age 18 and 7.6% of those age 65 or over.

References

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 15, 2022.
  2. ^ "USGS detail on Fairmont". Retrieved 2007-11-11.
  3. ^ "Fairmont CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 13, 2022.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Decennial Census of Population and Housing by Decades". US Census Bureau.
  6. ^ a b "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2020: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Fairmont CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  7. ^ "P2 HISPANIC OR LATINO, AND NOT HISPANIC OR LATINO BY RACE - 2010: DEC Redistricting Data (PL 94-171) - Fairmont CDP, Illinois". United States Census Bureau.
  8. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.