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.
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.
|Population in Households||5,059|
|Population in Familes||3,856|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||38|
|Average Household Size||2.1|
|Average Family Size||3|
|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|
|Median Household Income||$32,709|
|Average Household Income||$45,596|
|Per Capita Income||$21,395|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.09%|
|Per Capita Income||1.43%|
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.
|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.