Fairbury is located close to the center of Illinois. Fairbury is between the Livingston, Mclean county. Fairbury has 1.80 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Fairbury population is 3,842, which has shrunk 3.18% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.62% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Fairbury median household income is $49,306 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 19.39% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.70% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Fairbury median house value is $118,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 38.39% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 34.33% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fairbury is better than the state average in quality. The Fairbury area code is 815.