Fairfield, IL

4,944 Population
4 square miles 1,224 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
1,224
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
57.2%
was 60.3%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
1.7%
was 1.1%
 
Percent Under 18
19.8%
was 21.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
20.5%
was 20.9%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
17.1%
was 17.1%
 
Median Household Income
$37,857
was $34,596
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
44.3
46.4
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
572.7
was 335.4
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,290.7
was 2,525.7
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
2,737
was 2,649
 
Median Rent
$556
was $536
 
Total Building Permits
0
was 1
 
Occupied Housing Units
2,424
was 2,364
 
Homeownership Rate
63.2%
was 65.4%
 
Single Family Building Permits
0
was 1
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
677.6
was 655.8
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
26.0%
was 25.8%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.0
was 2.1
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
0.0
was 0.4
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
0.0
was 0.2
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.0%
was 98.3%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
85.2%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
86.8%
was 85.4%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
14.0%
was 12.9%
 

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