U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Fairfax, California forum City-Data.com Homepage

Fairfax, California



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Fairfax, CA housing info, Marin County, California, CA smaller cities, CA small cities, All Cities.


Fairfax: Looking out at Delano Grocery Store in Fairfax Fairfax: DownTown Fairfax from Scenic Rd. Fairfax: Fairfax Electric Vehicle Recharging Station Fairfax: Afternoon shower looking east from Chester ave, Fairfax
Fairfax: Deer Park School tree Fairfax: Fairfax Pavilion Fairfax: Artist-in-Residence created Walk-in Kaleidoscope Fairfax: Fairfax Theater
Fairfax: Waterfall at pristine Cascade Canyon in Fairfax Fairfax: Downtown Fairfax
 

Submit your own pictures of this town and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map



Current weather forecast for Fairfax, CA
Population in 2012: 7,534 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 

Males: 3,700  (49.1%)
Females: 3,834  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  45.9 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94930, 94960.

Fairfax Zip Code Map

Estimated median household income in 2012: $99,682 (it was $58,465 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$99,682
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $51,664

Fairfax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $629,382 (it was $418,000 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$629,382
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $793,087; Detached houses: $811,149; Townhouses or other attached units: $662,784; In 2-unit structures: $788,165; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $405,342; Mobile homes: $153,129

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,621.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 94930

Fairfax, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Fairfax races chart
  • White alone - 6,352 (85.4%)
  • Hispanic - 504 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 228 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 201 (2.7%)
  • Black alone - 103 (1.4%)
  • Other race alone - 30 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.05%)

Races in Fairfax detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairfax: 154.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


Latest news from Fairfax, CA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (18.0%), English (14.0%), German (11.1%), Italian (7.9%), Russian (3.7%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Incorporated on 03/2/1931  

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 2.13 square miles.

Population density: 3,542 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Fairfax,CA real estate house value index trend





Home Value Estimate
Address:
Unit (optional):
City
State
Zip


Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Fairfax, California map

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 60.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax town:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 16.4%

630 residents are foreign born (4.9% Europe, 2.5% Asia, 1.2% North America).

This town:  8.5%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Fairfax, California as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairfax to the number of sex offenders is 2,511 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,776 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,728 (0.6%)

Fairfax satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Rafael, CA (3.8 miles , pop. 56,063).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Francisco, CA (17.8 miles , pop. 776,733).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (358.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: San Anselmo, CA (1.2 miles ), Ross, CA (1.6 miles ), Ross Valley, CA (1.7 miles) , Woodacre, CA (1.7 miles ), Lucas Valley-Marinwood, CA (1.8 miles ), Kentfield, CA (1.9 miles ), San Rafael, CA (1.9 miles ), Santa Venetia, CA (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $275,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $275,000
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $397,500
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $395,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $328,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $328,400
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $481,900
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $600,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $700,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $840,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $840,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $400,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.99 N, Longitude: 122.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,050 (-27.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,150 (27.3%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 415

Fairfax household income distribution Fairfax home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fairfax by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 202101012113
per 100,000 26.80.027.313.80.013.90.014.228.414.113.339.5
Robberies 222402112200
per 100,000 26.826.427.355.00.027.914.114.228.428.30.00.0
Assaults 6339761761311227
per 100,000 80.539.540.9123.897.183.7239.785.2184.7155.6292.292.2
Burglaries 392113182927332135322732
per 100,000 523.1276.8177.1247.6402.4376.6465.4298.3497.3452.6358.7421.6
Thefts 77859888881046477139839493
per 100,000 1032.91120.31335.31210.61221.01450.5902.61093.91975.01173.81248.71225.3
Auto thefts 111318141212131041428
per 100,000 147.6171.3245.3192.6166.5167.4183.3142.156.8198.026.6105.4
Arson 000200456301
per 100,000 0.00.00.027.50.00.056.471.085.342.40.013.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 141.998.2129.5139.9115.0140.5142.1113.9195.5152.4153.3143.6

(click on a table row to update graph)

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fairfax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
California average:

2.36

This town's Wikipedia profile

Fairfax, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +236 (+3.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (23%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

Work and jobs in Fairfax: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Fairfax, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairfax, California average temperatures Fairfax, California average precipitation
 
Fairfax, California humidity
 
Fairfax, California wind speed
 
Fairfax, California snowfall
 
Fairfax, California sunshine
 
Fairfax, California clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Earthquake activity:

Fairfax-area historical earthquake activity is below California state average. It is 1119% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Fairfax center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from Fairfax center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marin County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Landslides: 4, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfax topographic map

Birthplace of: Heather Burge - Basketball player, Heidi Burge - Basketball player, Lonnie Mayne - Professional wrestler, Alex Pribble - College basketball player (California Golden Bears), Robert Peterson (poet) - Poet.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fairfax:

  • ROSS GENERAL HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; ROSS, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; SAN RAFAEL, CA)
  • DURAN DRIVE (Hospital, about 3 miles away; SAN RAFAEL, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairfax, CA

Amtrak stations near Fairfax:

  • 14 miles: RICHMOND (16TH ST. & MACDONALD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: SAN FRANCISCO FISHERMANS (SAN FRANCISCO, PIER 39) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 18 miles: SAN FRANCISCO (31 THE EMBARCADERO) - Bus Station . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfax:

  • Contra Costa College (about 14 miles; San Pablo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • University of San Francisco (about 17 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 8,226)
  • University of California-San Francisco (about 18 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 3,119)
  • Academy of Art University (about 18 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,101)
  • San Francisco State University (about 20 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 23,001)
  • City College of San Francisco (about 20 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 7,278)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 21 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairfax:

Private elementary/middle schools in Fairfax:

  • ST RITA SCHOOL (Students: 127; Location: 102 MARINDA DR; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • CASCADE CANYON SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 2626 SIR FRANCIS DRAKE BLVD; Grades: 1 - 8)
See full list of schools located in Fairfax, map of school districts: ROSS VALLEY ELEMENTARY, TAMALPAIS UNION HIGH


Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Fairfax: Marin Town and Country Club (A), Fairfax Regional Branch Marin County Free Library (B), Saint Ritas Meeting Hall (C), Ross Valley Fire Department Station 21 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairfax include: Fairfax Community Church (A), Saint Ritas Roman Catholic Church (B), Seventh Day Adventist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Bothin Creek (A), Carey Camp Creek (B), Deer Park Creek (C), Fairfax Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fairfax include: Bolinas Park (1), Doc Edgar Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Marin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.9. This is about average.
City:

29.9
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00555. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00555
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.356. This is about average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.356
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 12.2. This is worse than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

12.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.13. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.13
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.17. This is significantly better than average. There were 3 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.17
U.S.:

2.43


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.4%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.5% for Black residents, 15.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.1% for other race residents, 28.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  55.5%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.4%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairfax, CA

11 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
10 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Fairfax in 2000:

  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 5 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Fairfax compared to California state average:

Fairfax, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


Back to the top

Banks with branches in Fairfax (2011 data):

  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of San Rafael: 2009 Sir Francis Drake Boulvard Bran at 2009 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, branch established on 1963/07/31. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $168.5 mil, Deposits: $131.8 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Fairfax Branch at 89 Broadway, branch established on 1927/02/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairfax travel time to work - commute


Fairfax mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Fairfax town (based on Marin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.53%
Here32.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist Convention
Adherents52.4%23.0%4.4%4.4%2.3%
Congregations10.9%3.9%8.6%12.5%9.4%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.9%1.7%1.5%6.6%
Congregations4.7%2.3%5.5%3.9%38.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 64
Marin County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
Marin County:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Marin County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 295
Here:

11.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Marin County:

17.1%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$10,313$61,8781$722
Other Government Administration 16$106,783$80,0874$905
Judicial and Legal 1$3,475$41,7000$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$63,855$76,6260$0
Police - Other 2$7,604$45,6241$949
Streets and Highways 16$63,265$47,4490$0
Health 3$11,633$46,5321$73
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$2,726$32,7120$0
Other and Unallocable 3$12,207$48,8280$0
Totals for Government 54$281,861$62,6367$2,649

Fairfax government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $668,000 ($88.66)
    Regular Highways: $223,000 ($29.60)
    Police Protection: $74,000 ($9.82)
    Central Staff Services: $51,000 ($6.77)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,532,000 ($203.34)
    Fire Protection: $939,000 ($124.63)
    Regular Highways: $709,000 ($94.11)
    Central Staff Services: $497,000 ($65.97)
    General - Other: $161,000 ($21.37)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $118,000 ($15.66)
    Parks & Recreation: $36,000 ($4.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($16.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,458,000 ($193.52)

Fairfax government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $155,000 ($20.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($3.32)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $130,000 ($17.26)
    General Revenue, NEC: $116,000 ($15.40)
    Rents: $32,000 ($4.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $728,000 ($96.63)
    General Support: $387,000 ($51.37)
    Highways: $150,000 ($19.91)
    Health & Hospitals: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - Property: $1,975,000 ($262.14)
    Public Utilities: $585,000 ($77.65)
    Total General Sales: $325,000 ($43.14)
    NEC: $205,000 ($27.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000 ($4.11)

Fairfax government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,065,000 ($274.09)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $3,000,000 ($398.19)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,060,000 ($671.62)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,000 ($0.66)

Fairfax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,221,000 ($825.72)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $94,000 ($12.48)

10.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($60,352 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.42%
California average:

5.75%

3.98% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,378 average AGI)
Marin County:

3.98%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from San Francisco County, CA  1.40% ($132,281 average AGI)
from Sonoma County, CA  0.81% ($50,043)
from Alameda County, CA  0.44% ($60,568)


7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($89,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.54%
California average:

6.27%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($8,310 average AGI)
Marin County:

0.25%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Sonoma County, CA  1.18% ($77,230 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  1.12% ($98,521)
to Contra Costa County, CA  0.45% ($64,548)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KDIA (1640 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ (98.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEAR (106.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM2 (98.9 FM; SAUSALITO, ETC., CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KWMR (90.5 FM; POINT REYES STATION, CA; Owner: WEST MARIN COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL (106.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfax:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Fairfax, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 9
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

See more detailed statistics of Fairfax fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $854,000
Total average daily traffic: 940
Total average daily truck traffic: 19
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 1,606

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fairfax)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Fire Department Bolinas & Park Rds (Lat: 37.985472 Lon: -122.589972), Call Sign: KAR970, Licensee ID: L00425477
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1200 MHz, 46.5000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/29/2001, Expiration Date: 02/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2011
    Registrant: City Of Fairfax, San Rafael, CA 94913, Phone: (415) 499-7241
  • Lat: 37.928722 Lon: -122.587583, Call Sign: WPPZ699
    Assigned Frequencies: 492.737 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/01/2005, Expiration Date: 04/05/2015, Certifier: Joe B Vestal
    Registrant: Fleet Talk Partners, Ltd., 103 Garden Way, Westminister, MD 21157, Phone: (410) 876-3703, Email:
  • Lat: 37.989917 Lon: -122.591083, Call Sign: WQAS958, Licensee ID: L00897909
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.525 MHz, 457.525 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.575 MHz, 457.575 MHz, 457.600 MHz, 457.600 MHz, 467.925 MHz, 467.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/02/2004, Expiration Date: 01/29/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2005, Certifier: David A Sexton
    Registrant: The Meadow Club, 1001 Bolinas Road, Fairfax, CA 94978-0129, Phone: (415) 453-3274, Fax: (415) 453-3276, Email:
  • Lat: 37.929000 Lon: -122.587083, Call Sign: WQEW222
    Assigned Frequencies: 492.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/01/2006, Expiration Date: 05/01/2016, Certifier: Mark J Abrams
    Registrant: Rini O\'Neil, Pc, 1200 New Hampshire Ave Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 776-3003, Fax: (703) 524-2057, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • Mt. Tamalpais, CA, 2001 Ridgecrest Blvd (Mt. Tamalpais T1 #8521--Gld) (Lat: 37.929000 Lon: -122.587083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPUI710, Licensee ID: L00348484
    Assigned Frequencies: 12837.5 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2002, Certifier: Richard Swank
    Registrant: Nbc Telemundo License LLC
  • Mt Tamalpais, Mt Tamalpais (Lat: 37.929083 Lon: -122.587472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPUT627
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2002, Expiration Date: 04/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/11/2003, Certifier: David S Converse
    Registrant: Kgo Television, Inc., 77 West 66th Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10023-6298, Phone: (212) 456-6222, Fax: (212) 456-6202
  • MT. TAMALPAIS, CA, 2001 Ridgecrest Blvd (Mt. Tamalpais T1 #8521--Gld) (Lat: 37.929000 Lon: -122.587083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPXC591
    Assigned Frequencies: 13000.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/2003, Certifier: Richard Swank
    Registrant: C/O Nbcuniversal, 300 New Jersey Avenue, N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 524-6401, Email:
  • Mt. Tamalpais, Mt. Tamalpais (Lat: 37.929167 Lon: -122.586389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KA2048
    Grant Date: 05/24/1995
    Registrant: Abc, Inc., 77 West 66th Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10023-6298, Phone: (212) 456-7387, Fax: (212) 456-6202, Email:
  • MT. Tamalpais, 2001 Ridgecrest Blvd. (Lat: 37.928667 Lon: -122.587583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WHS400
    Assigned Frequencies: 13050.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/24/1992, Expiration Date: 12/01/2014
    Registrant: Brooks, Pierce, Et Al, Raleigh, NC 27602, Phone: (919) 839-0300, Fax: (919) 839-0304, Email:
  • Mt Tamalpais, Mount Tamalpais (Lat: 37.929083 Lon: -122.587472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WHY742
    Assigned Frequencies: 7000.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2006
    Registrant: Abc, Inc., 77 West 66th Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10023-6298, Phone: (212) 456-7387, Fax: (212) 456-6202

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2001 Ridgecrest Blvd (Mt. Tamalpais T1 #8521--Gld) (Lat: 37.929000 Lon: -122.587083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKD370
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

60 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairfax)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 18627 , Serial Number: 15073998, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1972
    Registrant (Individual): George P Detuncq, 39 Ridge Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5(205) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1899Z , Serial Number: 2050099, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 10/26/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Frederick J Lowrey, 44 Rockridge Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20J (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3941H , Serial Number: 24-0988, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 04/22/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Hermann, 10 Scenic Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 78029 , Serial Number: 2029, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/02/1954
    Registrant (Individual): Charles F Hermann, 10 Scenic Rd, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Aircraft: GLOBE GC-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C125 SERIES (125 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 80671 , Serial Number: 1076, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/1971
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas E Numelin, 81 Pine Dr, Fairfax, CA 94930
  • Aircraft: DOWNER BELLANCA 14-19-3A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 152 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8895R , Serial Number: 4257, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 08/17/1965
    Registrant (Individual): Eugene E Hector, Po Box 1132, Fairfax, CA 94978
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89BY , Serial Number: 2890102, Year manufactured: 1988, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1989
    Registrant (Individual): Robert E Jr Linscott, 21 Meadow Way, Fairfax, CA 94930



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$489,34728$455,455163$359,31910$215,1347$315,567
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$562,33525$424,4680$01$504,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$342,3605$535,00248$444,5072$127,8702$292,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$512,7202$433,79518$432,6612$118,3002$341,025
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$496,6255$422,0080$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1141.00 , 1142.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$539,1001$492,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$439,4200$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$834,7200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$543,0100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1141.00 , 1142.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Fairfax


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairfax, CA

Most common first names in Fairfax, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4874.7 years
William4472.4 years
Robert4371.9 years
Mary3780.3 years
George3375.7 years
James3370.0 years
Joseph2977.8 years
Charles2972.8 years
Helen2775.9 years
Frank2175.9 years
Most common last names in Fairfax, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1278.9 years
Miller968.3 years
Wilson774.9 years
Anderson774.5 years
Young774.4 years
Williams682.2 years
Brewer679.5 years
Stanley684.0 years
Jones656.5 years
Edwards675.4 years
Businesses in Fairfax, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2FedEx2
Ace Hardware1UPS2
DHL1

Fairfax on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Electronic shopping and mail-order houses (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost of living"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost per building permit in 2004-2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Data processing and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest differences between morning and afternoon humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Special education teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 (94960) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #35 (94930) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Northern European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #51 (94930) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of British first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #83 (94960) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of New Zealander first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Nitrogen Dioxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Cornelis Jan Delst (12)
  • David B. Powers (11)
  • Robert H.j. Miros (9)
  • Richard W. Friesen (8)
  • Matt Lyttle (6)
  • David Powers (6)
  • Brendan M. Donohoe (6)
  • Ranjit Sahota (5)
  • Anne Cushman (4)
  • Louise Rasmussen (4)

Total of 154 patent applications in 2008-2014.

Back to Fairfax, CA housing info, Marin County, California, CA smaller cities, CA small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales, price trends, and home value evaluator powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.