Also See: Fairfield, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Fairfield had a population of 5,067 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Fairfield is located at latitude 38.3789 and longitude -88.3598 in Wayne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairfield 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.
|Total Population||5,067 (100%)|
|Population in Households||5,029 (99.3%)|
|Population in Families||3,810 (75.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||38 ( 0.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$42,723|
|Average Household Income||$56,815|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$26,866|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,634 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,648 (62.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||769 (29.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||216 ( 8.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$77,113|
|Average Home Value||$94,539|
|Housing Affordability Index3||281|
|Average Household Size||2.08|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.88%|
|Per Capita Income||2.17%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Fairfield to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 336||76th|
|Population Density||# 583||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 1202||12th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 973||71st|
|Per Capita Income||# 886||35th|
|Diversity Index||# 770||44th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.