Fisher, IL Population

By | January 12, 2021

Population: 1,647. Estimated population in 2021: 1,654 (+0.4% change)
Males: 813 (49.4%), Females: 834 (50.6%)

Champaign County

Zip code: 61843

Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $41,891
Median house value: $79,900

Races in Fisher:

  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (32.5%), English (18.0%), United States (12.0%), Irish (10.4%), French (5.5%), Dutch (2.2%).

Elevation: 717 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fisher

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fisher village

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 63.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+5.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fisher:

  • GIBSON AREA HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; GIBSON CITY, IL)
  • PAVILION FOUNDATION,THE (about 16 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL)
  • CARLE FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; URBANA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fisher:

  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD (about 21 miles; CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: CMI)
  • CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL (about 40 miles; BLOOMINGTON/NORMAL, IL; Abbreviation: BMI)
  • DECATUR (about 48 miles; DECATUR, IL; Abbreviation: DEC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fisher:

  • RANTOUL NATL AVN CNTR-FRANK ELLIOTT FLD (about 16 miles; RANTOUL, IL; Abbreviation: TIP)
  • FRASCA FIELD (about 17 miles; URBANA, IL; Abbreviation: C16)
  • PAXTON (about 18 miles; PAXTON, IL; Abbreviation: 1C1)
Amtrak stations near Fisher:

  • 14 miles: RANTOUL (RNATOUL, N. KENTUCKY ST.). Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: CHAMPAIGN-URBANA (CHAMPAIGN, 116 N. CHESTNUT ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fisher:

  • PARKLAND COLLEGE (about 16 miles; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,186)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN (about 16 miles; Champaign, IL; Full-time enrollment: 36,284)
  • ILLINOIS WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; BLOOMINGTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,019)
  • HEARTLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; Normal, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,390)
  • ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; NORMAL, IL; Full-time enrollment: 18,785)
  • MILLIKIN UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; DECATUR, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,274)
  • EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; CHARLESTON, IL; Full-time enrollment: 9,582)
Public high school in Fisher:

  • FISHER JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: PO BOX 670; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Fisher:

  • FISHER GRADE SCHOOL (Students: 307; Location: PO BOX 700; Grades: KG – 06)

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