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Fairbury is a city in Livingston County, in the Pontiac metro area.

The latitude of Fairbury is 40.747N. The longitude is -88.514W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 682 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,940.


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Median household income
Local
$41,298
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fairbury demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Fairburgh
· Pattonsburg
· South Avoca
Local festivals include:
  • Fairbury Fair - Aug. 15-19, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fairbury web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below 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 Livingston 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 61739 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

34% of Fairbury residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairbury ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairbury was $19,145, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% 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 $383.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $854.


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Libraries in Fairbury include Dominy Memorial Library ... View libraries

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Livingston 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 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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