As of the 2010 census estimates, there are 9,464 people living in Fairfield. The median income for a household in the city is $34,859, and the median income for a family is $47,561. The per capita income for the city is $21,385.
Fairfield has a population of 9,464 and the median resident’s age is 46 years old.
SOURCE: Population and Household Estimates (2010), U.S. Census Bureau – http://factfinder2.census.gov/
There are roughly 8,138 workers over the age of 16 in Fairfield. The unemployment rate is 7%.
The educational attainment for residents age 25 plus is as follows:
- Highschool Graduate: 28.5%
- Associate Degree: 7.1 %
- Bachelor’s Degree: 19.5 %
- Graduate or Professional Degree: 17.8 %
SOURCE: Economic Characteristics and Educational Attainment, U.S. Census Bureau – http://factfinder2.census.gov/
The total number of households in Fairfield is 4,550.The median age of real estate in Fairfield is 48 years. Average Household size is 2.09 people. The median home value in Fairfield is $85,200. Home appreciation is 1.84% over the last year.
SOURCE: Housing Unit Estimates Program, U.S. Census Bureau – http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Single-family new house construction building permits:
SOURCE: Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – http://socds.huduser.org/
Fairfield mortgages vs. USA median statistics:
|Homes With No Mortgage||37%||32%|
|Homes With Mortgage||63%||68%|
|First Mortgage Only||49.8%||50.5%|
|First & Second Mortgage or HELOC||12.7%||16.7%|
SOURCE: Mortgage Status, U.S. Census Bureau – http://factfinder2.census.gov/
Cost of Living
Fairfield’s cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Fairfield is less expensive than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Fairfield is more expensive. Overall, Fairfield cost of living is 77. Compared to the rest of the country, Fairfield’s cost of living is 22.64% lower than the US average.
|Cost of Living||Fairfield||USA|
SOURCE: Consumer Price Indexes; Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Dept. of Labor – http://www.bls.gov/CPI/