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Population (year 2000): 15,034. Estimated population in July 2005: 16,471 (+9.6% change)
Males: 7,234 (48.1%), Females: 7,800 (51.9%)

St. Clair County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 39.2 years
Median household income: $49,131 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,800 (year 2000)

Fairview Heights, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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%).Heights, Illinois

Elevation: 593 feet

Land area: 11.1 square miles

Fairview

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%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louis, MO St. (17.1 miles pop. 348,189).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (275.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: IL Swansea, (3.7 miles IL (3.7 miles Caseyville, IL Belleville, (5.0 miles IL Collinsville, (5.6 miles IL (5.8 miles O'Fallon, IL Shiloh, (6.4 miles Park, IL (7.2 miles Washington IL (7.4 miles Centreville,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 86 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 1997: 80 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 1999: 66 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2000: 54 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2001: 105 buildings, average cost: $107,100
  • 2002: 90 buildings, average cost: $126,800
  • 2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2004: 144 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2005: 149 buildings, average cost: $142,900

Latitude: 38.59 N, Longitude: 90.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 618

Fairview Heights, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (12.5%), Manufacturing (12.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,330 (+15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,349 (17.6%)

Crime in Fairview Heights by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 6.7 0.0 6.7 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 5 4 7 10 8
    per 100,000 26.6 33.3 26.6 46.6 66.5 53.2
Robberies 16 7 5 16 17 7
    per 100,000 106.4 46.6 33.3 106.4 113.1 46.6
Assaults 27 19 8 20 18 33
    per 100,000 179.6 126.4 53.2 133.0 119.7 219.5
Burglaries 113 71 66 72 132 84
    per 100,000 751.6 472.3 439.0 478.9 878.0 558.7
Thefts 1,215 1,115 442 872 968 882
    per 100,000 8081.7 7416.5 2940.0 5800.2 6438.7 5866.7
Auto thefts 10 13 25 32 74 52
    per 100,000 66.5 86.5 166.3 212.9 492.2 345.9
459.7 395.8 192.9 366.4 442.9 380.6

Average climate in Fairview Heights, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairview

Fairview Heights-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/1959, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Fairview Heights city center killed 21 people and injured 345 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1981, a category 4 tornado 12.6 miles away from the city center injured 32 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Stetson Hairston - College basketball player (Southern Illinois Salukis).


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 certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairview Heights:
  • SCOTT AFB/MIDAMERICA (about 13 miles; BELLEVILLE, IL; ID: BLV)
  • ST LOUIS REGIONAL (about 21 miles; ALTON/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: ALN)
  • LAMBERT-ST LOUIS INTL (about 27 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; ID: STL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairview Heights:
  • ST LOUIS DOWNTOWN (about 11 miles; CAHOKIA/ST LOUIS, IL; ID: CPS)
  • ST LOUIS METRO-EAST/SHAFER FIELD (about 17 miles; ST JACOB, IL; ID: 3K6)
  • SACKMAN FIELD (about 20 miles; COLUMBIA, IL; ID: 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.
Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 62 $278,554 $53,913 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $48,718 $44,970 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 12 $38,540 $38,540 3 $847
Financial Administration 3 $10,548 $42,192 1 $1,300
Other Government Administration 5 $17,210 $41,304 3 $1,993
Police Protection - Officers 37 $119,872 $38,877 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $9,372 $56,232 8 $3,623
Police - Other 18 $86,212 $57,474 0 $0
Totals for Government 152 $609,026 $48,081 15 $7,763
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; FT enrollment: 10,038)
  • SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 16 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,286)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FOREST PARK (about 19 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 3,441)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI-ST LOUIS (about 23 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 9,715)
  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT enrollment: 10,939)
  • SAINT LOUIS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-FLORISSANT VALLEY (about 24 miles; ST LOUIS, MO; FT 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)
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)

Shopping Centers: Crossroads Center Mall (1), Saint Clair Square Mall (2).

Churches in Fairview Heights include: Saint John Church (A), First Church of the Nazarene (B), Christ United Methodist Church (C), Full Gospel Tabernacle Church (D), Roselawn Church (E), Saint Albert the Great Church (F).

Cemeteries: Lakeview Memorial Gardens (1), Holy Cross Cemetery (2), Saint Clair Memorial Park (3), Saint Adalbert Cemetery (4), Greenwood Cemetery (5), Kampmeyer Cemetery (6).

Lakes and reservoirs: Jubaka Lake (A), Lawrence Lake (B), Swan Lake (C), Weslake (D).

Park in Fairview Heights: Longacre Park (1).


Fairview Heights compared to Illinois state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fairview Heights:
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSDZ (1260 AM; 20 kW; BELLEVILLE, IL)
  • KRFT (1190 AM; 10 kW; DE SOTO, MO; Owner: ALL SPORTS RADIO, LLC)
  • KTRS (550 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTRS-AM LICENSE, L.L.C.)
  • KJSL (630 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • WEW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KATZ (1600 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRTH (1430 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO)
  • KSLG (1380 AM; 5 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW HORIZON 7TH-DAY CHRISTIAN CHURCH, INC.)
  • KFUO (850 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KSTL (690 AM; 1 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WMUZ RADIO, INC.)
  • KSIV (1320 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fairview Heights:
  • WSIE (88.7 FM; EDWARDSVILLE, IL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, S. ILLINOIS UNIV.)
  • KSIV-FM (91.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJM-FM (104.9 FM; COLUMBIA, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSHE (94.7 FM; CRESTWOOD, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSLZ (107.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFUO-FM (99.1 FM; CLAYTON, MO; Owner: THE LUTHERAN CHURCH-MISSOURI SYNOD)
  • KYKY (98.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSM (106.5 FM; GRANITE CITY, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WVRV (101.1 FM; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KFTK-FM1 (97.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KSD (93.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLOU (103.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWMU (90.7 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THE CURATORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KEZK-FM (102.5 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KIHT (96.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WIL-FM (92.3 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KPNT (105.7 FM; ST. GENEVIEVE, MO; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KDHX (88.1 FM; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: DOUBLE HELIX CORPORATION)
  • WMLL (104.1 FM; JERSEYVILLE, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KATZ-FM (100.3 FM; ALTON, IL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
TV broadcast stations around Fairview Heights:
  • K40FF (Channel 40; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KSDK (Channel 5; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: MULTIMEDIA KSDK, INC.)
  • KPLR-TV (Channel 11; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KPLR, INC.)
  • KMOV (Channel 4; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KMOV-TV, INC.)
  • KTVI (Channel 2; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KTVI LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDNL-TV (Channel 30; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KDNL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K64DT (Channel 64; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KETC (Channel 9; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: ST. LOUIS REGIONAL & EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV COMMISSION)
  • K49FC (Channel 49; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KPTN-LP (Channel 58; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: KURT J. PETERSEN)
  • K18BT (Channel 18; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRBU (Channel 46; EAST ST. LOUIS, IL; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K65FN (Channel 65; BATESVILLE, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WPXS (Channel 13; MT. VERNON, IL; Owner: EBC ST. LOUIS, INC.)
  • KNLC (Channel 24; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)
  • K38HD (Channel 38; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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