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Demographics

People

Total Population3,610
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens20.1%
Employed Population 16+1,854
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married45%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.6%
Median Earnings25+$30,769
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,284

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,759
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.5%
Median Gross Rent$581
Median House Value$106,700

Ancestry

German35.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.7%
Irish17.3%
English9.1%
French Except Basque6.5%
Russian3.9%
Swiss3.8%
Polish2.5%
Italian1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Swedish1%
Canadian0.7%
Austrian0.7%
Jamaican0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Belgian0.4%
Dutch0.4%
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Fairbury Almanac

CategoryValue
County Livingston County
Standard Zip Codes61739
Phone Area Codes815
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude40.74
Approximate Longitude-88.51

Fairbury Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCHENOA
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp15 to 32 F
Apr Temp40 to 63 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 66 F
Annual Precip34.6 inches
StationPIPER CITY
Distance16.5 miles
Jan Temp13 to 31 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp62 to 86 F
Oct Temp41 to 66 F
Annual Precip36.8 inches
StationGIBSON CITY
Distance20.9 miles
Jan Temp14 to 30 F
Apr Temp38 to 61 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 65 F
Annual Precip36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Chatsworth1,007$38,333
Chenoa1,840$58,929
Forrest1,083$67,115

Fairbury Public Libraries

Dominy Memorial Library
201 SOUTH THIRD STREET
Fairbury, Illinois
(815) 692-3231

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Fairbury Public Schools

Prairie Central High School
411 N 7th St
ZIP: 61739
(815) 692-2355
High
Total Enrollment 626
Westview Elem School
600 S 1st St
ZIP: 61739
(815) 692-2623
Primary
Total Enrollment 410
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