Fairfield, AL Demographic Data

Fairfield, AL Summary

Fairfield is located in Jefferson County in Alabama
  • Population: 11,135
  • Area: 3.47 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 3.47 sq. miles
    • Water Area: NA
  • Population Density: 3,208.00 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 667.98 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Fairfield, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,516
59%
50.8
Male
4,471
41%
49.2
Total Population
10,987
 
321,419,000

Fairfield, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
878
8.0% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
637
5.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
523
4.8% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
878
8.0% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
1,032
9.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
1,196
10.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
1,177
10.7% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,134
10.3% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
1,065
9.7% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
915
8.3% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
837
7.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
502
4.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
213
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
8,606
78.3%
77.1
Female
5,212
60.6%
51.4
Male
3,394
39.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
7,816
71.1%
72.9
62 Years and over
2,115
19.3%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,552
14.1%
14.9
Female
1,095
70.6%
55.9
Male
457
29.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
38
NR
NR

Fairfield, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
10,769
98.0% 
96.9
White
589
5.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
9,940
90.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
16
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
7
0.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
7
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
0
0.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
217
2.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
218
2.0% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
236
2.1% 
17.6
Mexican
212
1.9% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
5
0.0% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
19
0.2% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
10,751
97.9% 
82.4

Fairfield, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
190
2.7% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
589
8.4% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
2,055
29.2% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
2,090
29.7% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
821
11.7% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
946
13.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
348
4.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
779
11.1%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
6,260
88.9%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
1,294
18.3%
30.6

Fairfield, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
3,613
40.4%
33.5%
Now Married
2,481
27.7%
47.5
Divorced
1,418
15.8%
11.0%
Separated
507
5.7%
2.1
Widowed
930
10.4
5.8%

Fairfield, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
9,819
97.1%
78.5%
Languages other than english
290
2.9%
21.5%
Spanish
261
2.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
25
0.2%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
4
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
0
0.0%
1.0%

Fairfield, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
513
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
577
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
586
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
427
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
724
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
576
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
339
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
328
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
92
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
36
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
34,890
 
55,775
Per capita income
18,758
 
29,979

Fairfield, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
13
0.3%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
428
10.1%
9.8
Construction
137
3.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,339
31.6%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
309
7.3%
6.5
Information
40
0.9%
2.1
Manufacturing
461
10.9%
10.3
Other services except public administration
159
3.7%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
431
10.2%
11.3
Public administration
248
5.8%
4.6
Retail trade
384
9.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
237
5.6%
5.1
Wholesale trade
57
1.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
178
4.2%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
1,351
31.8%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
728
17.2%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,138
26.8%
23.6%
Service occupations
848
20.0%
18.0%

Fairfield, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
4,139
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
3,448
83.3%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
395
9.5%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
100
2.4%
5.2
Walked
67
1.6%
2.8
Other means
75
1.8%
1.8
Worked at home
54
1.3%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
24.0
 
26.0

Fairfield, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
439
10.5%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,686
40.2%
33.5
2 vehicles
1,358
32.3%
37.2
3 or more
715
17.0%
20.3

Fairfield, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,198
81.7%
87.7
Owner Occupied
2,553
60.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
1,645
39.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
939
18.3%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
15
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Fairfield, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,137
1 room
9
0.2%
2.3
2 rooms
37
0.7%
2.5
3 rooms
220
4.3%
9.0
4 rooms
1,105
21.5%
16.6
5 rooms
1,232
24.0%
20.0
6 rooms
806
15.7%
17.9
7 rooms
974
19.0%
12.1
8 rooms
432
8.4%
8.5
9 rooms or more
322
6.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Fairfield, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,137
 
 
1-unit, detached
3,954
77.0%
61.4
1-unit, attached
40
0.8%
5.8
2-units
350
6.8%
3.7
3 or 4 units
109
2.1%
4.5
5 to 9 units
149
2.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
296
5.8%
4.6
20 or more units
239
4.7%
8.8
Mobile home
0
0.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Fairfield, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
757
14.7%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
453
8.8%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
947
18.4%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
753
14.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
883
17.2%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
694
13.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
400
7.8%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
164
3.2%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
86
1.7%
2.5%
2014 or later
0
0.0%
0.5%

Fairfield, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
2,313
55.1%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
37
0.9%
4.7
Electricity
1,820
43.4%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
28
0.7%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
0
0.0%
1.2

Fairfield, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
1,564
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
11
0.7%
9.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
54
3.5%
11.8%
Less than $500
70
4.5%
1.5%
$1,500 to 1,999
157
10.0%
20.3%
$500 to $999
523
33.4%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
749
47.9%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
542
34.7%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
202
12.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
121
7.7%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
75
4.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
624
39.9%
22.3%
Not Computed
0
NR
NR

Fairfield, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
1,506 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
8
0.5%
4.1%
$1,500 to $1,999
48
3.2%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
180
12.0%
27.9%
Less than $500
373
24.8%
11.0%
$500 to $999
897
59.6%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
139
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
725
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
71
4.9%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
200
13.8%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
325
22.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
127
8.8%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
169
11.6%
9.2%
35.0% or more
559
38.5%
41.4%
Not Computed
194
NR
NR

Fairfield, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
2,553
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
426
16.7%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
979
38.3%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
596
23.3%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
414
16.2%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
114
4.5%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
24
0.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
0
0.0%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
0
0.0%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
94,600
 
194,500
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