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Fairmount is a village in Vermilion County, in the Danville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Fairmount. For links to other places called Fairmount, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fairmount is 40.045N. The longitude is -87.83W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 666 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 640.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairmount demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vermilion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61841 ZIP code.
18% of Fairmount residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairmount ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairmount was $16,691, compared with $21,587 nationally.
5% of Fairmount residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fairmount, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $308. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $608.
Vermilion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairmount political report.
The average commute time for Fairmount workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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