Fairbury, Livingston County, Illinois

Fairbury: City in Livingston County, Illinois, United States

About

Fairbury is a city located in the county of Livingston in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,757 and a population density of 2,053 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,596 inhabitants.

The city was created 166 years ago in 1856.

Quick Facts about Fairbury

Population : 3,596 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Livingston County
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 1.83 km2
Altitude : 682 feet / 208 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1857 (166 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:57:53 (3rd February 2023)
Postal code : 61739
Density : 1,965 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.48% (2010-2020)
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Location of Fairbury on Illinois map.
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Geography

Fairbury is located at 40°44'50"N 88°30'53"W (40.7472600, -88.5147800).

Fairbury map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fairbury decreased by 4.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,757 - census
2011 3,805 1.26% estimation process
2012 3,778 -0.71% estimation process
2013 3,741 -0.99% estimation process
2014 3,695 -1.24% estimation process
2015 3,658 -1.01% estimation process
2016 3,638 -0.55% estimation process
2017 3,639 0.03% estimation process
2018 3,631 -0.22% estimation process
2019 3,622 -0.25% estimation process
2020 3,596 -0.72% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 185,010
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 163,936
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 12.9%
April 1, 2020 Population : 175,265
April 1, 2010 Population : 163,924
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 26.3%
People over 65 (%) : 9.2%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 48.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 5.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.0%
Asians alone % : 6.8%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 5.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 70.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 15.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 4,463
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 27.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.6%

Fairbury zip code is 61739. County name: Livingston, County fips: 17105

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 53.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $375,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,874
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $477
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,499
2015-2019 Households : 50,621
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.48
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 5.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 11.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 383,233
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 710,640
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,490,350
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 4,833,480
2012 total retail sales per capita : $28,906
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $65,046
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,476
Percentage of people living in poverty : 13.6%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 14,177
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 7,333
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 5,170
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,516
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,781
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 723
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 12,598
2010 population per square mile : 3,282.4
2010 land area in square miles : 49.94

People born in Fairbury (4)

People born in Fairbury, including politician Francis Townsend, sports coach Don Karnes, comics artist Skottie Young, .

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Schools in Fairbury

College & universities near Fairbury, IL

Code Name City ZIP
457545 Paul Mitchell the School-Normal Normal (IL) 61761

Stations (18)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairbury, IL

Code Name Address Type
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
DWT Dwight station 119 West Main St. RAIL
GLM Gilman US Hwy 24 & West Wenona St. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL

Post offices near Fairbury

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairbury Post Office Fairbury (IL) 61739

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Fairbury , Nebraska city in Jefferson County, Nebraska, United States with a population of 3,646 people.

Other cities in Livingston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Livingston County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Dwight 3,984 Village in Illinois
Reading 1,860 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Forrest 1,124 Village in Livingston County, Illinois
Chatsworth 1,104 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Flanagan 1,057 City in Illinois, United States of America
Odell 957 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Rooks Creek 532 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Cullom 519 Human settlement in United States of America
Cornell 451 Village in Illinois
Saunemin 401 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Long Point 257 Village in the United States
Waldo 239 Township in Livingston County, Illinois
Nevada 215 Human settlement in United States of America
Sunbury 215 Township of Illinois
Campus 157 Village in Livingston County, Illinois, United States
Charlotte 127 Unincorporated community in Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Fairbury distances to largest Illinois cities