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People

Total Population 671
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 24%
Employed Population 16+ 291
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 58.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,985
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,417

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,813
% Above Poverty Level 93.6%
% Below Poverty Level 6.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 5.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.4%
Median Gross Rent $609
Median House Value $70,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 23.2%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 10.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairmount Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Champaign, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 90 miles W of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Vermilion
Standard Zip Codes 61841
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.045
Longitude -87.83

Fairmount Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station DANVILLE
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Station URBANA
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41 inches
Station RANTOUL
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 33 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 38.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Catlin 1,981 $72,244
Fithian 504 $53,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairmount Public Libraries

Library
Vance Twp. Library
107 SOUTH MAIN STREET
Fairmount, Illinois
(217) 733-2164

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