Fairbury strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):
Low Rate of Poverty
Comparing Fairbury to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):
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|People Above Poverty|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
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|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Short Commute Times|
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|Nearest Medium City||31 miles NE of Bloomington, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||89 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois|
|Standard Zip Codes||61739|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||15 to 32 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 63 F|
|Jul Temp||64 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||34.6 inches|
|Jan Temp||13 to 31 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 62 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 86 F|
|Oct Temp||41 to 66 F|
|Annual Precip||36.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||14 to 30 F|
|Apr Temp||38 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||63 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||40 to 65 F|
|Annual Precip||36.3 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.05|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2||0.1%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||103||2.6%|
|Est. 2005 Population||3,919|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||7.7%|
|French (except Basque)||1.9%|
According to the US Postal Service, Fairbury, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Avoca (61739)
Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.
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