Fairmount is a tiny village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 623 people and just one neighborhood, Fairmount is the 718th largest community in Illinois. Much of the housing stock in Fairmount was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Fairmount, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 37.14% of Fairmount’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fairmount is a village of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairmount who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), sales jobs (8.98%) and teaching (7.35%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Fairmount’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the village is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Fairmount is worth considering.
Fairmount is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.