The City of Fairfield had a population of 4,997 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||4,090|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,897|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||6,987|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.40|
|Population in Households||4,958|
|Population in Familes||3,775|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||39|
|Median Household Income||$36,718|
|Average Household Income||$48,808|
|Per Capita Income||$22,904|
|Total Housing Units||2,679 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,503 (56.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||856 (32.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||320 (11.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$72,463|
|Average Home Value||$91,345|
|Average Household Size||2.1|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.14%|
|Per Capita Income||2.58%|
The table below compares Fairfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 342||75th|
|Population Density||# 619||55th|
|Diversity Index||# 849||38th|
|Median Household Income||# 1282||6th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1067||22nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.