Fairmont City, IL

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Population

2,594

10.4% growth

Median Age

29.6


Median Household Income

$35,179

0.348% growth

Poverty Rate

23%


Number of Employees

1,173

22.1% growth

Median Property Value

$67,300

2.28% growth

About

In 2017, Fairmont City, IL had a population of 2.59k people with a median age of 29.6 and a median household income of $35,179. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fairmont City, IL grew from 2,349 to 2,594, a 10.4% increase and its median household income grew from $35,057 to $35,179, a 0.348% increase.

The population of Fairmont City, IL is 81.5% Hispanic or Latino, 17.3% White Alone, and 1.12% Black or African American Alone. 65.9% of the people in Fairmont City, IL speak a non-English language, and 73.3% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Fairmont City, IL is $67,300, and the homeownership rate is 58.6%. Most people in Fairmont City, IL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairmont City, IL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Fairmont City, IL employs 1.17k people. The largest industries in Fairmont City, IL are Manufacturing (160 people), Construction (156 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (120 people), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($36,375), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,375), and Finance & Insurance ($34,545).

Median household income in Fairmont City, IL is $35,179. Males in Fairmont City, IL have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,403. The income inequality in Fairmont City, IL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.483, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$35,179

2017 value

± $8,182

0.348%

1 Year Growth

± 28.6%

Households in Fairmont City, IL have a median annual income of $35,179, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $35,057 in 2016, which represents a 0.348% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$71,579

Average Male Salary

± $1,160

$52,403

Average Female Salary

± $852

In 2017, full-time male employees in Fairmont City, IL made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $65,613 ± $3,132

  2. White

    $56,297 ± $776

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $46,947 ± $14,340

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Fairmont City, IL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.17 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fairmont City, IL is from Illinois.

0.483

2017 Wage GINI

0.481

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.483 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.351% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 5034.12

  2. Census Tract 5034.11

  3. Census Tract 4009.03

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fairmont City, IL was Census Tract 5034.12 with a value of $62,542, followed by Census Tract 5034.11 and Census Tract 4009.03, with respective values of $47,928 and $39,798.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 35 - 44

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fairmont City, IL (588 out of 2.56k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Hispanic

    573 ± 127

  2. White

    298 ± 98

  3. Other

    245 ± 90

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fairmont City, IL is Hispanic, followed by White and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.17k

2017 Value

± 198

22.1%

1 Year growth

± 20.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fairmont City, IL grew at a rate of 22.1%, from 961 employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fairmont City, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (343 people), Production Occupations (197 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (129 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fairmont City, IL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fairmont City, IL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (343 people), Production Occupations (197 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (129 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fairmont City, IL has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.03 times higher than expected), Material Moving Occupations (3 times), and Production Occupations (2.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fairmont City, IL, by median earnings, are Production Occupations ($37,917), Transportation Occupations ($35,000), and Production, Transportation, & Material Moving Occupations ($27,440).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.17k

2017 Value

± 198

22.1%

1 Year growth

± 20.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fairmont City, IL grew at a rate of 22.1%, from 961 employees to 1.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fairmont City, IL, are Manufacturing (160 people), Construction (156 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (120 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fairmont City, IL, though some of these residents may live in Fairmont City, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Fairmont City, IL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (160 people), Construction (156 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (120 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fairmont City, IL has an unusually high number of Wholesale Trade (2.54 times higher than expected), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (2.24 times), and Construction (2.12 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fairmont City, IL, by median earnings, are Transportation & Warehousing ($36,375), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,375), and Finance & Insurance ($34,545).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $76.6B

  2. $75B

  3. $66.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $76.6B, followed by Gasoline with $75B and Pharmaceuticals and $66.8B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$871B

2015 Value

$1.31T

Projected 2045 Value

50.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Illinois trade was $871B. This is expected to increase 50.5% to $1.31T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $63.2B

  2. $48.1B

  3. $32.6B

In 2015, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $63.2B, followed by Wisconsin with $48.1B and Michigan and $32.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

75.2% of the population of Fairmont City, IL has health coverage, with 31.3% on employee plans, 30% on Medicaid, 8.52% on Medicare, 4.93% on non-group plans, and 0.424% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Fairmont City, IL was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Fairmont City, IL see 1240 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1332 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 526 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.7%). Additionally, Stephenson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (35.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1240 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Illinois see an average of 1240 patients per year. This represents a 0.322% decrease from the previous year (1244 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,262

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,875

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$4,959

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,116

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Illinois (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.44%, from $7,911 to $8,262.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

24.8%

Uninsured

31.3%

Employer Coverage

30%

Medicaid

8.52%

Medicare

4.93%

Non-Group

0.424%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fairmont City, IL grew by 5.08% from 23.6% to 24.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fairmont City, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.7% prevalence

  2. 12.7% prevalence

  3. 12% prevalence

Stephenson County and St. Clair County have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Illinois, at 12.7%.

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Diversity

Fairmont City, IL is home to a population of 2.59k people, from which 73.3% are citizens. As of 2017, 34.6% of Fairmont City, IL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Fairmont City, IL is composed of 2.12k Hispanic or Latino residents (81.5%), 450 White Alone residents (17.3%), 29 Black or African American Alone residents (1.12%), 0 Two or More Races residents (0%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fairmont City, IL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (1,520 speakers), Polish (5 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

22

Median Native-Born Age

± 4.3

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fairmont City, IL was 29.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 22, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Fairmont City, IL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Fairmont City, IL residents was 31.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

34.6%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

34.5%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 34.6% of Fairmont City, IL residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fairmont City, IL was 34.5%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    669,904 ± 19,564 people

  2. India

    147,732 ± 9,382 people

  3. Poland

    136,910 ± 9,036 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Fairmont City, IL was Mexico, the natal country of 669,904 Fairmont City, IL residents, followed by India with 147,732 and Poland with 136,910.

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Citizenship

73.3%

2017 Citizenship

73.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 73.3% of Fairmont City, IL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fairmont City, IL was 73.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    2.12k ± 421

  2. White Alone

    450 ± 109

  3. Black or African American Alone

    29 ± 55

In 2017, there were 4.7 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (2.12k people) in Fairmont City, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 450 White Alone and 29 Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Fairmont City, IL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    1,520 speakers (65.7%)

  2. Polish

    5 speakers (0.216%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

65.9% of Fairmont City, IL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Fairmont City, IL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 65.7% of the overall population of Fairmont City, IL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.216% speak Polish and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    38 ± 50

  2. Vietnam

    36 ± 26

  3. World War II

    24 ± 19

Fairmont City, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.06 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fairmont City, IL was $67,300 in 2017, which is 0.309 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $65,800 to $67,300, a 2.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Fairmont City, IL is 58.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fairmont City, IL have an average commute time of 21.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fairmont City, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$35,179

Median Household Income

± $8,182

753

Number of Households

± 134

In 2017, the median household income of the 753 households in Fairmont City, IL grew to $35,179 from the previous year's value of $35,057.

The following chart displays the households in Fairmont City, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $10k - $15k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$67,300

2017 Median

± $8,904

$65,800

2016 Median

± $9,985

In 2017, the median property value in Fairmont City, IL grew to to $67,300 from the previous year's value of $65,800.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fairmont City, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fairmont City, IL the largest share of households have a property value in the $80k - $90k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fairmont City, IL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fairmont City, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

58.6%

2017 Homeownership

61.2%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 58.6% of the housing units in Fairmont City, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fairmont City, IL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Fairmont City, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Fairmont City, IL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

21.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fairmont City, IL have a shorter commute time (21.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Fairmont City, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.1%

  2. Carpooled

    22%

  3. Public Transit

    1.91%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fairmont City, IL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Public Transit.

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