Fairview Heights, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 15,034. Estimated population in 2021: 16,471 (+9.6% change)
Males: 7,234 (48.1%), Females: 7,800 (51.9%)

St. Clair County

Zip code: 62208

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $49,131
Median house value: $84,800

Races in Fairview Heights:

  • White Non-Hispanic (77.3%)
  • Black (17.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: German (29.2%), Irish (14.6%), English (9.9%), French (5.4%), Polish (4.3%), United States (4.0%).

Elevation: 593 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairview Heights

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 26.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairview Heights city

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

3.3% Foreign born (1.9% Asia, 0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +131 (+0.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairview Heights:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 5 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • TOUCHETTE REGIONAL HOSPITAL INC (about 10 miles; CENTREVILLE, IL)
  • ANDERSON HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; MARYVILLE, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairview Heights:

  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 13 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Abbreviation: BLV)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 21 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 27 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Abbreviation: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairview Heights:

  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 11 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; Abbreviation: CPS)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 17 miles; ST JACOB, IL; Abbreviation: 3K6)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; Abbreviation: H49)
Amtrak station near Fairview Heights:

  • 15 miles: ST. LOUIS (550 S. 16TH ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairview Heights:

  • SOUTHWESTERN ILLINOIS COLLEGE (about 6 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 7,333)
  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY-EDWARDSVILLE (about 11 miles; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 16 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 19 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 23 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,715)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 10,939)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 24 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; Full-time enrollment: 3,749)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairview Heights:

  • WILLIAM HOLLIDAY ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 400 JOSEPH DR; Grades: PK – 06)
  • ILLINI ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 426; Location: 21 CIRCLE DR; Grades: PK – 04)
  • GRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 346; Location: 10110 OLD LINCOLN TR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • PONTIAC JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 153; Location: 400 ASHLAND DR; Grades: 07 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Fairview Heights:

  • FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS P.L. (Operating income: $392,526; Location: 10017 BUNKUM ROAD; 49,138 books; 4,698 audio materials; 2,634 video materials; 130 serial subscriptions)

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