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Fairbury is a city in Jefferson County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Fairbury, IL

The latitude of Fairbury is 40.137N. The longitude is -97.18W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,325 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,112.


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Median household income
Local
$29,261
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fairbury demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Fairbury Fest - Sept. 7-8, 2007
  • Jefferson County Fair - July 12-15, 2007
  • Rock Creek Trail Days - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fairbury web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Rock Glen Wildlife Management Area
Historic sites and museums: Rock Creek Station State Historical Park, Fairbury City Museum, Fairbury Rock Island Depot Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairbury demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson 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 68352 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

47% of Fairbury residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairbury ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairbury was $17,337, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Fairbury residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fairbury, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $262.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $574.


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Libraries in Fairbury include Fairbury Public Library ... View libraries

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Jefferson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairbury political report.

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The average commute time for Fairbury workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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