In 2021, Fairfield, IA had a population of 9.65k people with a median age of 39.1 and a median household income of $43,006. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Fairfield, IA declined from 10,327 to 9,653, a −6.53% decrease and its median household income grew from $42,862 to $43,006, a 0.336% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (72.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (8.48%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.82%), and White (Hispanic) (3.59%).
None of the households in Fairfield, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
86.2% of the residents in Fairfield, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fairfield, IA are Maharishi International University (603 degrees awarded in 2021).
In 2021, the median property value in Fairfield, IA was $106,900, and the homeownership rate was 57.2%.
Most people in Fairfield, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairfield, IA was 2 cars per household.