Demographics

People

Total Population3,597
Male Share of the Population48.5%
Female Share of the Population51.5%
Senior Citizens21.6%
Employed Population 16+1,859
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married43.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,262
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,977
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,734

Wealth

Median Family Income$64,663
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone31.8%
Median Gross Rent$670
Median House Value$96,800

Ancestry

German34%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)19.9%
Irish18.4%
English9.8%
French Except Basque6.5%
Polish3.3%
Swiss2.2%
Dutch1.5%
Italian1.3%
Scottish1.2%
Russian1%
Belgian0.5%
Welsh0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Swedish0.3%
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Fairbury Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyLivingston 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
Chatsworth1,196$44,167
Chenoa2,037$60,833
Forrest1,109$78,333
Pontiac11,804$62,375
Saunemin376$63,750

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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