The City of Fairfield had a population of 5,013 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||4,975|
|Population in Familes||3,803|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||38|
|Median Household Income||$37,808|
|Average Household Income||$50,904|
|Per Capita Income||$23,945|
|Total Housing Units||2,663 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,673 (62.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||702 (26.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||288 (10.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$73,611|
|Average Home Value||$93,395|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.79%|
|Per Capita Income||1.73%|
The table below compares Fairfield to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density||# 604||56th|
|Diversity Index||# 813||41st|
|Median Household Income||# 1270||7th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1042||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.