Fairview Heights, Illinois

Fairview Heights: City in Saint Clair County, Illinois, United States

About

Fairview Heights is a city located in the county of Saint Clair in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 17,078 and a population density of 570 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,127 inhabitants.

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Location of Fairview Heights on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Fairview Heights

Population : 16,127 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Saint Clair County
Postal code : 62208
Plate code : 618
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 29.97 km2
Altitude : 584 feet / 178 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:01:30 (23rd May 2024)
Density : 538 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.9% (2010-2020)
St. Clair County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Fairview Heights Highlighted locator map image
St. Clair County Illinois Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Fairview Heights Highlighted
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Geography

Fairview Heights is located at 38°35'20"N 89°59'25"W (38.5889400, -89.9903800).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fairview Heights decreased by 5.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 17,078 - census
2011 17,054 -0.14% estimation process
2012 16,969 -0.5% estimation process
2013 16,887 -0.49% estimation process
2014 16,877 -0.06% estimation process
2015 16,821 -0.33% estimation process
2016 16,696 -0.75% estimation process
2017 16,620 -0.46% estimation process
2018 16,488 -0.8% estimation process
2019 16,303 -1.13% estimation process
2020 16,127 -1.09% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 20,737
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 18,725
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 10.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 20,042
April 1, 2010 Population : 15,546
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.7%
People over 65 (%) : 14.9%
Female persons, % : 48.4%
White only, percent : 71.2%
Black or African American alone, percent : 4.3%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.9%
Asians alone % : 8.9%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.5%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 10.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 13.6%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 64.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,041
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.8%

Fairview Heights zip code is 62208. County name: St. Clair, County fips: 17163

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 45.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $183,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,247
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $379
2015-2019 median gross rent : $848
2015-2019 Households : 6,426
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.75
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 74.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.5%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 17.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 6.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 45.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 209,589
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 314,287
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 396,007
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,441
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,428
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $17,773
Percentage of people living in poverty : 25.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,053
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 464
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 343
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 167
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 803
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 118
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 809
2010 population per square mile : 1,196.5
2010 land area in square miles : 12.99

People born in Fairview Heights (1)

Player of American football Nathan Hodel was born in Fairview Heights

Schools in Fairview Heights

College & universities near Fairview Heights, IL

Code Name City ZIP
143215 Southwestern Illinois College Belleville (IL) 62221-5899

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairview Heights, IL

Code Name Address Type
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL
KWD Kirkwood 110 West Argonne Dr. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
CEN Centralia station 108 East Broadway RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Fairview Heights

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairview Heigh Post Office Fairview Heights (IL) 62208

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City Name Population Title
Belleville 40,536 The county seat of St.
O'Fallon 29,606 Township in St.
East Saint Louis 25,776 City in St.
Crest Hill 20,209 City in Will County, Illinois
Cahokia 13,742 Village in St.
Shiloh 13,653 Town in St.
Swansea 13,276 Village in St.
Pontiac 11,176 City in Illinois, USA
Summit 10,977 Village in Illinois, USA
Mascoutah 8,076 City in Saint Clair County, Illinois, United States
Centreville 4,844 City in Illinois, United States
Lebanon 4,225 City in St.
Freeburg 4,223 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rosemont 4,147 Village in the U.
Caseyville 4,115 City in Illinois, United States of America
Dupo 3,845 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Fairview Heights distances to largest Illinois cities