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Fairfield, Illinois - Basic Facts

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The City of Fairfield had a population of 5,097 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfield is located at latitude 38.3792 and longitude -88.3708 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Wayne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The City of Fairfield (GNIS ID: 2394732) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Fairfield is located within Township of Big Mound, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wayne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Fairfield, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,097
Population in Households 5,059
Population in Familes 3,856
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 1,262
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,406
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 1,405
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,676 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,545 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 860 (32.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $70,848
Average Home Value $89,773
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,709
Average Household Income $45,596
Per Capita Income $21,395
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.11%
Households -0.19% -0.13%
Families -0.17% -0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fairfield, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 337 75th
Population Density1 # 601 56th
Diversity Index2 # 823 40th
Median Household Income # 1321 4th
Per Capita Income # 1109 19th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.