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Fairmont
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Location in Will County and the state of Illinois.
Country United States
State Illinois
County Will
Area
 • Total 1.39 sq mi (3.60 km2)
 • Land 1.39 sq mi (3.60 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 2,389
 • Density 1,717.47/sq mi (663.11/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area codes 815, 779
FIPS code 17-24920

Fairmont is a census-designated place (CDP) in Will County, Illinois, United States. The population was 2,389 at the 2020 census.

Geography

Fairmont is located at 41°33′46″N 88°3′44″W / 41.56278°N 88.06222°W / 41.56278; -88.06222 (41.562673, -88.062305).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010 2,459
2020 2,898 17.9%
U.S. Decennial Census
2020

2020 census

Fairmont CDP, Illinois - Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 710 659 28.87% 27.58%
Black or African American alone (NH) 1,133 768 46.08% 32.15%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 9 6 0.37% 0.25%
Asian alone (NH) 8 5 0.33% 0.21%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 3 14 0.12% 0.59%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 41 80 1.67% 3.35%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 555 857 22.57% 35.87%
Total 2,459 2,389 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

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