Fairfax, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 2,409 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +171.0%
Males: 1,224  (50.8%)
Females: 1,185  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  37.7 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 52228.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $80,085 (it was $57,850 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$80,085
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,388 (it was $19,583 in 2000)

Fairfax city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $187,519 (it was $105,400 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$187,519
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $158,772; Detached houses: $170,101; Townhouses or other attached units: $146,372; In 2-unit structures: $99,089; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $96,903; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $131,720; Mobile homes: $27,841

Median gross rent in 2013: $982.

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  • Races in Fairfax, IA (2010)

    Fairfax races chart
    • 2,02395.3%White alone
    • 291.4%Hispanic
    • 261.2%Black alone
    • 241.1%Asian alone
    • 170.8%Two or more races
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairfax: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.6%), Irish (18.5%), Czech (10.0%), English (7.7%), Norwegian (4.6%), United States (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 08/11/1930

Elevation: 760 feet

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,769 people per square mile   (low).

Fairfax,IA real estate house value index trend

Fairfax, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax city:

  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Iowa:

3.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,914 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,028 (1.5%)

Fairfax satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cedar Rapids, IA (7.2 miles , pop. 120,758).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (145.5 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (211.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Walford, IA (2.0 miles ), Atkins, IA (2.6 miles ), Swisher, IA (2.6 miles ), Cedar Rapids, IA (2.7 miles ), Norway, IA (2.7 miles ), Shueyville, IA (2.9 miles ), East Amana, IA (2.9 miles) , Amana, IA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $87,800
  • 2000: 41 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $99,100
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2003: 67 buildings, average cost: $99,700
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2005: 12 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $77,200
  • 2008: 36 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 2011: 26 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2012: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,500
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $114,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.92 N, Longitude: 91.78 W

Area code: 319

Fairfax household income distribution Fairfax home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.5%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +56 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Fairfax, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairfax-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1954, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.6 miles away from the Fairfax city center .

On 8/12/1974, a category F4 tornado 23.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairfax-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Iowa state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 296.7 miles away from Fairfax center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 344.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 349.8 miles away from Fairfax center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 316.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Linn County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 14, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfax topographic map

Birthplace of: John Terry (baseball) - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairfax:

  • HERITAGE NURSING AND REHAB CENTE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • WEST RIDGE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • METH-WICK HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • TANAGER PLACE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)
  • MERCY MEDICAL CENTER - CEDAR RAPIDS Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)

Operable nuclear power plant near Fairfax:

  • 10 miles: Duane Arnold in Palo, IA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfax:

  • Kirkwood Community College (about 7 miles; Cedar Rapids, IA; Full-time enrollment: 11,503)
  • University of Iowa (about 22 miles; Iowa City, IA; FT enrollment: 24,735)
  • Hawkeye Community College (about 46 miles; Waterloo, IA; FT enrollment: 7,160)
  • University of Northern Iowa (about 54 miles; Cedar Falls, IA; FT enrollment: 10,816)
  • Upper Iowa University (about 64 miles; Fayette, IA; FT enrollment: 5,275)
  • Saint Ambrose University (about 68 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Eastern Iowa Community College District (about 68 miles; Davenport, IA; FT enrollment: 5,507)

Library in Fairfax:

  • FAIRFAX PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $73,299; Location: 313 VANDERBILT ST; 11,295 books; 424 audio materials; 2,160 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 31 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • KWOF 89.1 FM the owner is The New 89.1 The Spirit. added by james

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Notable locations in Fairfax: Fairfax (A), Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department (B), Fairfax City Hall (C), Fairfax Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Fairfax: Saint Patrick's Catholic Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Linn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 69.5. This is about average.

City:

69.5
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.214. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.516. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.516
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.65. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.65
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.7%
(0.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.7%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Fairfax (2011 data):

  • Fairfax State Savings Bank: at 409 Vanderbilt Street, branch established on 1924/10/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.9 mil, Deposits: $131.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Vanderbilt Holding Company, Inc.
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Fairfax Office at 300 80th Street Court, branch established on 2007/01/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $237.9 mil, Deposits: $189.5 mil, headquarters in Cedar Rapids, IA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Bankshares, Ltd.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Iowa average:

10.3

Fairfax travel time to work - commute Fairfax mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairfax city (based on Linn County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic40,93018
Mainline Protestant35,52275
Evangelical Protestant29,18488
Other4,96918
Orthodox5452
Black Protestant4332
None99,643-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 27
Linn County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Linn County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 88
Linn County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Here:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Linn County:

28.6%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.6%
State:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fairfax:

56.5%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Iowa:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.6%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Iowa:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairfax:

36.5%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
Fairfax:

62.5%
Iowa:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairfax, IA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$6,228$24,9126$815
Sewerage 1$4,008$48,0960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,463$41,5560$0
Water Supply 5$8,194$19,6660$0
Local Libraries 1$2,949$35,3884$1,518
Totals for Government 11$24,842$27,10010$2,333

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $271,000 ($112.49)
  • Current Operations - Housing & Community Development: $110,000 ($45.66)
    Regular Highways: $103,000 ($42.76)
    Fire Protection: $102,000 ($42.34)
    Sewerage: $68,000 ($28.23)
    Water Utilities: $61,000 ($25.32)
    General - Other: $44,000 ($18.26)
    Libraries: $43,000 ($17.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($16.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($8.30)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($4.57)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($4.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($3.74)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($2.49)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $57,000 ($23.66)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $14,000 ($5.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $124,000 ($51.47)

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

  • Charges - Housing & Community Development: $125,000 ($51.89)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($32.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($19.10)
    All Other: $8,000 ($3.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($31.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $30,000 ($12.45)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($5.81)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($26.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $71,000 ($29.47)
    General Support: $19,000 ($7.89)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.42)
  • Tax - Property: $214,000 ($88.83)
    Public Utilities: $38,000 ($15.77)
    NEC: $25,000 ($10.38)
    Total General Sales: $22,000 ($9.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,185,000 ($491.91)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $450,000 ($186.80)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,635,000 ($678.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $907,000 ($376.50)

5.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Iowa average:

5.75%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($337 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.03%
Iowa average:

0.01%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, IA  0.70% ($39,990 average AGI)
from Benton County, IA  0.34% ($34,705)
from Black Hawk County, IA  0.19% ($29,311)


4.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.88%
Iowa average:

5.94%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($475 average AGI)
Linn County:

0.04%
Iowa average:

0.02%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, IA  0.61% ($38,859 average AGI)
to Benton County, IA  0.34% ($38,476)
to Polk County, IA  0.19% ($37,921)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • WMT (600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCRG (1600 AM; 5 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KMRY (1450 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SELLERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMJM (1360 AM; 1 kW; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCJJ (1630 AM; 10 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: RIVER CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSUI (910 AM; 5 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KXIC (800 AM; 1 kW; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KDNZ (1650 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATIONS CO., LLC)
  • KCNZ (1250 AM; 10 kW; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: FIFE COMMUNICATION COMPANY, L.C.)
  • KKHQ (950 AM; 5 kW; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • KDAT (104.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRNA (94.1 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KCCK-FM (88.3 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KIRKWOOD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KZIA (102.9 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KZIA, INC.)
  • KHAK (98.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMT-FM (96.5 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KUNI (90.9 FM; CEDAR FALLS, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KFMW (107.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KSUI (91.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF IOWA)
  • KKRQ (100.7 FM; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOKZ (105.7 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KOEL-FM (92.3 FM; OELWEIN, IA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KNWS-FM (101.9 FM; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KRNL-FM (89.7 FM; MOUNT VERNON, IA; Owner: CORNELL COLLEGE)
  • K236AA (95.1 FM; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfax:

  • KFXA (Channel 28; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: SECOND GENERATION OF IOWA, LTD.)
  • KGAN (Channel 2; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: KGAN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KCRG-TV (Channel 9; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: CEDAR RAPIDS TELEVISION CO.)
  • KCDE-LP (Channel 67; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCDR-LP (Channel 55; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KHHH-LP (Channel 57; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KRUB-LP (Channel 65; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KWWL (Channel 7; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • KRIN (Channel 32; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • K17ET (Channel 17; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWKB (Channel 20; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: KM TELEVISION OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KIIN (Channel 12; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPXR (Channel 48; CEDAR RAPIDS, IA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • K64DG (Channel 64; IOWA CITY, IA; Owner: R B SHELDAHL)

Fairfax fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 2004 01:35 PM, Us-151, Prairie Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 48m157ftTotal length
  • 67,027Total average daily traffic
  • 12,271Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,405Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fairfax, IA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Aei #1224 & 1225 Fairfax Trk 1 & 2, Mp 92.5, Clinton Sub (Lat: 41.917083 Lon: -91.832444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPLW619
    Assigned Frequencies: 902.250 MHz, 911.500 MHz, 921.500 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 902.250 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 903.750 MHz, 910.000 MHz... (+29 more)Grant Date: 05/31/2013, Expiration Date: 03/23/2023, Certifier: L J KopiaszRegistrant: Prokarma, 222 So 15th St. Suite 505n, Omaha, NE 68102, Phone: (402) 522-5068, Fax: (402) 233-3179, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • FAIRFAX RD, Fairfax Rd 1/4 Mi S Of (Lat: 41.915000 Lon: -91.773222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEP476
    Assigned Frequencies: 958.350 MHzGrant Date: 05/13/2011, Expiration Date: 06/06/2021Registrant: Interstate Power And Light Company, 1000 Main St Suite 769, Dubuque, IA 52001-4723, Phone: (563) 584-7374, Fax: (563) 557-2259, Email:
  • WILLIAMS STO, 6805 East Cemetery Rd Sw (Lat: 41.926556 Lon: -91.759139), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.4 m, Call Sign: WQTH793
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/05/2014, Expiration Date: 02/05/2024, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2015, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • DM03IP596, 9841 E. Ave. Nw (Cedar Rapids# 303512) (Lat: 41.977556 Lon: -91.797222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQXE227
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHz, 17915.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2016, Expiration Date: 02/09/2026, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairfax)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairfax and their reported violations in the past:

FAIRFAX WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 2,123, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Most common first names in Fairfax, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1979.3 years
Charles1680.6 years
William1177.0 years
John1080.5 years
James974.1 years
Frank978.3 years
Edward785.6 years
Anna784.9 years
Helen787.4 years
Emma785.9 years
Most common last names in Fairfax, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1178.0 years
Stallman781.3 years
Cerveny677.2 years
Flaherty674.8 years
Lefebure579.8 years
Bowler573.8 years
Zamastil574.4 years
Moynihan482.7 years
Dvorak481.5 years
Cech483.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (88%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Fairfax, IA

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Fairfax compared to Iowa state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2016.