Fairfax, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 1,131 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 
Males: 576  (50.9%)
Females: 555  (49.1%)
Median resident age:

37.9 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip codes: 55332.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,180 (it was $33,700 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$60,180
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,745 (it was $18,297 in 2000)

Fairfax city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $86,384 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$86,384
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $116,132; detached houses: $115,685

Median gross rent in 2019: $488.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairfax: 84.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Fairfax, MN (2019)
    • 91478.5%White alone
    • 21218.2%Hispanic
    • 232.0%Asian alone
    • 131.1%Two or more races

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

Crime rates in Fairfax by year

Type

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(177.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(86.2)
1
(87.6)
1
(88.5)
3
(266.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(85.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(2,050)
30
(2,586)
19
(1,664)
25
(2,212)
14
(1,242)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(87.6)
2
(177.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(88.7)
City-Data.com crime index88.0120.797.2261.9102.9

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City-data.com crime index in Fairfax, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.77
Minnesota average:

1.71
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Ancestries: German (48.1%), Irish (7.2%), Norwegian (5.2%), Swedish (4.1%), Dutch (1.7%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1030 feet

Land area: 1.29 square miles.

Population density: 879 people per square mile   (low).

Fairfax, Minnesota map

95 residents are foreign born (7.0% Latin America).

This city:

8.2%
Minnesota:

8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,299 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,026 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Eden Prairie, MN (65.9 miles , pop. 54,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (77.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (400.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Franklin, MN (2.8 miles ),
Gibbon, MN (3.1 miles ),
Morgan, MN (3.6 miles ),
Morton, MN (3.6 miles ),
Evan, MN (3.7 miles),
Hector, MN (3.9 miles ),
Buffalo Lake, MN (3.9 miles ),
Sleepy Eye, MN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 44.53 N, Longitude: 94.72 W

Area code: 507

Distribution of median household income in Fairfax, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Fairfax, MN in 2019
Fairfax satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $139,800
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $28,300
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $138,700
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $172,500
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $263,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Fairfax, MN residents
Average permit cost in Fairfax, MN
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Most common industries in Fairfax, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Truck transportation (6.8%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.5%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.4%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Food (5.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Fairfax, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.8%)

Average climate in Fairfax, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fairfax, Minnesota environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Fairfax-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 25% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.4 miles away from the Fairfax city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused $75 million in damages.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 tornado 29.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairfax-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from Fairfax center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 110.4 miles away from Fairfax center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 232.8 miles away from Fairfax center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from Fairfax center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 136.2 miles away from Fairfax center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Renville County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairfax:

  • FAIRFAX COMMUNITY HOME (300 TENTH AVENUE SOUTHEAST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fairfax:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FRANKLIN, MN)
  • BUFFALO LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BUFFALO LAKE, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfax:

  • Gustavus Adolphus College (about 40 miles; Saint Peter, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,496)
  • South Central College (about 42 miles; North Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 2,726)
  • Minnesota State University-Mankato (about 45 miles; Mankato, MN; FT enrollment: 13,940)
  • Ridgewater College (about 46 miles; Willmar, MN; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Granite Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,225)
  • Southwest Minnesota State University (about 52 miles; Marshall, MN; FT enrollment: 3,711)
  • Normandale Community College (about 72 miles; Bloomington, MN; FT enrollment: 7,048)

Public elementary/middle school in Fairfax:

Private elementary/middle school in Fairfax:

See full list of schools located in Fairfax

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • St John Lutheran School is now Prairie Lutheran School

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairfax: Fairfax (A), Valley View Campgrounds (B), Mayflower Country Club (C), Fairfax Fire and Rescue (D), Fairfax Police Department (E), New Municipal Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairfax include: Emanuel Lutheran Church (A), Our Saviour's Lutheran Church (B), United Methodist Church (C), Saint Andrew's Church (D), Saint John's Lutheran Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Fairfax Motel (Highway 19 East).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairfax that have no violations reported:

  • FAIRFAX (Population served: 1,235, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.7%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.4%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
57 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Fairfax (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Fairfax: The First National Bank Of Fairfax at 18 S.E. First Ave, branch established on 1910/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $29.3 mil, Deposits: $18.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Fort Ridgely National Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Frandsen Bank & Trust: Fairfax Branch at 100 S Park St, branch established on 1901/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $1,439.6 mil, Deposits: $1,194.5 mil, headquarters in Lonsdale, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 38 total offices, Holding Company: Frandsen Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax:

Marital status in Fairfax, MN
  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax:

  • High school or higher: 84.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Minnesota average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fairfax
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairfax, MN (based on Renville County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,42523
Catholic3,8597
Evangelical Protestant1,96614
None3,480-
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: 6
This county:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Here:

5.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

9.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.8%
State:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Renville County:

28.5%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Renville County:

14.2%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairfax:

46.4%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fairfax:

40.6%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Fairfax:

28.4
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fairfax:

21.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fairfax:

13.3%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Fairfax:

49.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairfax:

72.9%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairfax, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$11,745$70,4700$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,996$65,9762$2,927
Streets and Highways 1$706$8,4720$0
Electric Power 1$2,170$26,0400$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$655
Gas Supply 0$0 1$877
Totals for Government 6$25,617$51,2344$4,460

Fairfax government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $71,000 ($62.78)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,603,000 ($1417.33)
    Electric Utilities: $1,088,000 ($961.98)
    Liquor Stores: $543,000 ($480.11)
    Water Utilities: $363,000 ($320.95)
    Regular Highways: $263,000 ($232.54)
    Police Protection: $226,000 ($199.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $220,000 ($194.52)
    Sewerage: $219,000 ($193.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000 ($184.79)
    Financial Administration: $151,000 ($133.51)
    Local Fire Protection: $91,000 ($80.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $82,000 ($72.50)
    Health - Other: $63,000 ($55.70)
    Libraries: $45,000 ($39.79)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($7.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $7,000 ($6.19)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $188,000 ($166.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $294,000 ($259.95)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($106.98)
    Regular Highways: $98,000 ($86.65)
    Liquor Stores: $78,000 ($68.97)
    Electric Utilities: $76,000 ($67.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $62,000 ($54.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $47,000 ($41.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $35,000 ($30.95)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($6.19)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($2.65)
    Health - Other: $3,000 ($2.65)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($1.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $18,000 ($15.92)

Fairfax government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,603,000 ($1417.33)
    Sewerage: $219,000 ($193.63)
    Housing and Community Development: $219,000 ($193.63)
    Regular Highways: $105,000 ($92.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $84,000 ($74.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $20,000 ($17.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $75,000 ($66.31)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($13.26)
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000 ($8.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($5.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,159,000 ($1024.76)
    Liquor Stores: $544,000 ($480.99)
    Water Utilities: $350,000 ($309.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $446,000 ($394.34)
    Other: $66,000 ($58.36)
  • Tax - Property: $486,000 ($429.71)
    Other License: $11,000 ($9.73)
    Public Utilities Sales: $6,000 ($5.31)

Fairfax government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,711,000 ($6817.86)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,298,000 ($6452.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $413,000 ($365.16)

Fairfax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,671,000 ($5014.15)

Businesses in Fairfax, MN

  • FedEx: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KNUJ (860 AM; 1 kW; NEW ULM, MN)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KLGR (1490 AM; 1 kW; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KTOE (1420 AM; 5 kW; MANKATO, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KLOH (1050 AM; 9 kW; PIPESTONE, MN; Owner: WALLACE CHRISTENSEN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • KNUJ-FM (107.3 FM; SLEEPY EYE, MN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEEZ-FM (99.1 FM; MANKATO, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)
  • KGAC (90.5 FM; ST. PETER, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • KARP-FM (106.9 FM; DASSEL, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KLGR-FM (97.7 FM; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF LUVERNE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfax:

  • K46FY (Channel 46; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K17BV (Channel 17; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORP.)
  • K39CH (Channel 39; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K54GH (Channel 54; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K30FN (Channel 30; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TELEVISION ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CV (Channel 19; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT)
  • K48GQ (Channel 48; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K52GU (Channel 52; REDWOOD FALLS, MN; Owner: REDWOOD TV IMPROVEMENT CORPORATION)
  • K23FP (Channel 23; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K45FR (Channel 45; OLIVIA, MN; Owner: RENVILLE COUNTY TV CORPORATION)
  • K16CG (Channel 16; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K21DG (Channel 21; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K24CP (Channel 24; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K26CS (Channel 26; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K35DC (Channel 35; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K42AV (Channel 42; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K44AD (Channel 60; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K46AA (Channel 46; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K48AA (Channel 48; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K50AB (Channel 50; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K52AB (Channel 52; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K54AC (Channel 54; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)
  • K14KE (Channel 14; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MINNESOTA)
  • K19CA (Channel 19; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • K40BU (Channel 40; ST. JAMES, MN; Owner: COOPERATIVE TV ASSN. OF SOUTHERN MN)

Fairfax fatal accident list:

Jun 10, 1998 01:00 PM, Sr-4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.1mTotal length
  • $620,001,000Total costs
  • 9,646Total average daily traffic
  • 972Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,946Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairfax, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairfax, MN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairfax)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Fort Ridgely State Park Shop (Lat: 44.456083 Lon: -94.734722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 19 m, Call Sign: WNDK685,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.190 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2012, Expiration Date: 08/05/2022, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2013, Certifier: Joseph G Dobesh Iii, Registrant: Ofc Of Electronic Communications, Transp Bldg Ms 730, Saint Paul, MN 55155, Fax: (612) 297-5735
  • 4 5 Mi S Cty 5 1.5 Mi E (Lat: 44.442750 Lon: -94.697194), Call Sign: KTR435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHz, Grant Date: 03/07/2003, Expiration Date: 04/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2013, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510
  • 66557 440th St. (Lat: 44.550278 Lon: -94.793889), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPUR968,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.595 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022, Certifier: Todd Sather, Registrant: Two-Way Communications, Inc, 35473 Us Hwy 212, Olivia, MN 56277, Phone: (320) 523-5682
  • Lat: 44.456111 Lon: -94.734444, Call Sign: WQGE535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.937 MHz, 458.937 MHz, Grant Date: 11/30/2016, Expiration Date: 12/23/2026, Certifier: Mike Tjosaas, Registrant: Mndot Office Of Statewide Radio Comm, 1500 W Cr B2, Roseville, MN 55113, Phone: (651) 234-7970, Fax: (651) 234-7960, Email:
  • Lat: 44.572500 Lon: -94.671111, Call Sign: WQRV321,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.062 MHz, Grant Date: 07/31/2013, Expiration Date: 07/31/2023, Certifier: Clint Kiecker, Registrant: Two-Way Communications, Inc, 35473 Us Hwy 212, Olivia, MN 56277, Phone: (320) 523-5682, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Cairo, Cairo Substation 1 Mi S And 1 Mi E Of (Lat: 44.514139 Lon: -94.685000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35.1 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WNEN472,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6540.62 MHz, Grant Date: 03/09/2011, Expiration Date: 03/14/2021, Registrant: East River Electric Power Coop, 211 Harth Ave. South, Madison, SD 57042, Phone: (605) 256-4536, Fax: (605) 256-8058, Email:
  • Fairfax NW, Lat: 44.527139 Lon: -94.709806, Type: Silo, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • Fairfax SE, Lat: 44.527139 Lon: -94.709806, Type: Silo, Structure height: 39.6 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQKH680,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2019, Expiration Date: 02/14/2021, Certifier: Greg F Radtke Mr., Registrant: Shelley Sadowsky, LLC, 5938 Dorchester Way, Rockville, MD 20852, Phone: (202) 997-9392, Email:
  • Fairfax, Lat: 44.526944 Lon: -94.708056, Type: Silo, Structure height: 45.4 m, Overall height: 48.4 m, Call Sign: WQNU596,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Certifier: Andrew Klinnert, Registrant: Arvig Enterprises, Inc., 150 Second Street Sw, Perham, MN 56573-1408, Phone: (320) 256-0184, Email:
  • FAIRFAX, 45771 630th Ave (Lat: 44.496139 Lon: -94.748972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQTA800,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2013, Expiration Date: 12/19/2023, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2015, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • FAIRFAX, 45771 630th Ave (Lat: 44.496139 Lon: -94.748972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQXG565,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/2016, Expiration Date: 02/26/2026, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB0PTN, Licensee ID: L00917497, Grant Date: 09/19/2014, Expiration Date: 12/01/2024, Certifier: Charlotte E Daniels, Registrant: Charlotte E Daniels, 44760 640th Avenue, Fairfax, MN 55332-4531
  • Call Sign: N0VQF, Licensee ID: L00251114, Grant Date: 12/08/2012, Expiration Date: 02/23/2023, Registrant: Lloyd J Daniels, 44760 640th Avenue, Fairfax, MN 55332-4531
  • Call Sign: WA0JLG, Licensee ID: L01020658, Grant Date: 08/19/2015, Expiration Date: 08/19/2025, Certifier: Franklin D Hanson, Registrant: Franklin D Hanson, First St Nw, Fairfax, MN 55332
  • Call Sign: KD0MVH, Licensee ID: L01597695, Grant Date: 10/07/2020, Expiration Date: 10/15/2030, Certifier: Melissa M Dallman, Registrant: Melissa M Dallman, 101 1st Ave Nw, Fairfax, MN 55332

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5061K , Serial Number: 560-79, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 12/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Schweiss, Po Box 363, Fairfax, MN 55332
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7CCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6020V , Serial Number: 7AC-1125, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 05/14/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Kent Wiethoff, 50398 610th Ave, Fairfax, MN 55332

Most common first names in Fairfax, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2280.3 years
Mary2182.7 years
Anna1889.4 years
William1684.1 years
George1581.4 years
Henry1581.1 years
Alfred1481.6 years
Joseph1380.3 years
Arthur1275.7 years
Edward1280.2 years
Most common last names in Fairfax, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kiecker3980.0 years
Schroeder1877.6 years
Blumhoefer1677.5 years
Boyum1680.7 years
Borth1681.1 years
Johnson1584.0 years
Black1371.5 years
Nelson1379.7 years
Dickmeyer1281.0 years
Grams1175.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairfax, MN
  • 65.6%Utility gas
  • 16.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.2%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairfax, MN
  • 51.9%Electricity
  • 48.1%Utility gas


Fairfax compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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