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Population in 2012: 11,029 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 

Males: 4,828  (43.8%)
Females: 6,201  (56.2%)

Median resident age:  36.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35064.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,712 (it was $27,845 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$32,712
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,084

Fairfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,802 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$93,802
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $104,071; Detached houses: $105,697; Townhouses or other attached units: $84,741; In 2-unit structures: $90,052; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $42,628; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $64,713; Mobile homes: $24,461; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $62,344

Median gross rent in 2012: $645.

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  • Black alone - 10,098 (90.7%)
  • White alone - 675 (6.1%)
  • Hispanic - 191 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 84 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 35 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairfield: 88.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (4.9%), Subsaharan African (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 3,121 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:

  • High school or higher: 85.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield city:

  • Never married: 41.1%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

70 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fairfield, Alabama as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,838 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: $784 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $516 (0.7%)

Fairfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (6.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (560.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Midfield, AL (1.3 miles ), Hobson, AL (1.5 miles) , Brighton, AL (1.8 miles ), McDonald Chapel, AL (1.8 miles ), Pleasant Grove, AL (1.8 miles ), Lipscomb, AL (1.9 miles ), Edgewater, AL (2.0 miles ), Minor, AL (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.48 N, Longitude: 86.92 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +738 (+6.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 449 (10.9%)

Fairfield household income distribution Fairfield home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Fairfield by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1205041430442
per 100,000 96.50.041.30.033.58.535.026.50.035.335.817.9
Rapes 36914631295597
per 100,000 24.148.074.3116.750.325.4104.979.644.644.180.662.7
Robberies 836874588346849950368261
per 100,000 667.8544.4611.3483.5695.3389.8734.1875.9446.0317.3734.0546.2
Assaults 5852305142481097647609683
per 100,000 466.7416.3247.8425.1351.8406.7952.5672.4419.2528.9859.4743.1
Burglaries 249209252314236170238408373396446462
per 100,000 2003.41673.22081.62617.51976.91440.42079.93609.73326.83490.83992.54136.4
Thefts 1,1601,1551,2101,236794528877912771869752800
per 100,000 9333.09246.79995.010303.46651.04473.87664.18068.76876.67660.46731.77162.7
Auto thefts 19424018111791949714485879875
per 100,000 1560.91921.41495.1975.3762.3796.5847.71274.0758.1766.9877.3671.5
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3N/A1N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A26.8N/A9.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 1163.1940.81057.11013.0865.4588.51102.11210.7835.2933.81165.71044.9

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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 Fairfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 44 (32 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Alabama average:

2.28

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Fairfield, Alabama accommodation, waste management - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+2.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Fairfield-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 268% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Fairfield city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 54% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 20.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from Fairfield center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from Fairfield center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 19.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Cleveland Eaton - Jazz double-bassist, George Lindsey - Actor, Jim Pyburn - Baseball player, Red Cochran - Football player and coach, Jim Tolbert - Football player, Walter Gilbert (American football) - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Fairfield:

  • FMC FAIRFIELD (STEEL CITY) (Dialysis Facility, 6508 E. J. OLIVER BLVD)
  • HEALTHSOUTH METRO WEST HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 701 RICHARD M SCRUSHY PARKWAY)
  • FAIRFIELD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 6825 GRASSELLI ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairfield, AL

Amtrak station near Fairfield:

  • 7 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Fairfield:

  • Miles College (Full-time enrollment: 1,668; Location: 5500 Myron Massey Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.miles.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield:

  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 3 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,542)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 8 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Samford University (about 8 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 17 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • University of Montevallo (about 27 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 32 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

Public high school in Fairfield:

Private high school in Fairfield:

  • RESTORATION ACADEMY (Students: 148; Location: 4600 CARNEGIE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairfield:

Private elementary/middle school in Fairfield:

  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 140; Location: 6124 MYRON MASSEY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
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Library in Fairfield:

  • FAIRFIELD - WALTER J. HANNA MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $178,571; Location: 4615 GARY AVENUE; 27,466 books; 468 audio materials; 563 video materials; 61 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 29 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fairfield: Fairfield City Hall (A), Alabama Hall (B), Bell Building (C), Brown Hall (D), C A Kirkendoll Learning Resources Center (E), Knox-Windham Gymnasium (F), McKenzie Hall (G), Murchison Hall (H), Norton Student Center (I), Pitts Hall (J), Ramsay Hall (K), Taggart Hall (L), Williams Hall (M), Fairfield Fire Department (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Western Hills Mall Shopping Center (1), Bellview Plaza West Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fairfield include: Moody Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Temple (A), Fairfield First United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Fairfield (C), Fiftyfourth Street Church of God (D), Fairfield Presbyterian Church (E), Crumbley Bethel Baptist Church (F), Christ Episcopal Church (G), Antioch Baptist Church (H), Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fairfield: Fairfield City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Jefferson County Public Libraries - Fairfield (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4615 Gary Avenue).

Hotels: Villager Lodge (5601 Ej Oliver Boulevard), Fairfield Inn Birmingham West (6400 Kelco Place).

Court: Alabama Court Services Inc (4600 Veterans Memorial Drive).

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 42.8. This is worse than average.
City:

42.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.3. This is about average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.1
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 24.5%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairfield, AL

People in group quarters in Fairfield in 2010:

  • 599 people in college/university student housing
  • 149 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Fairfield in 2000:

  • 361 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 194 people in nursing homes
  • 22 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Fairfield compared to Alabama state average:

Fairfield, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Fairfield (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Fairfield-Birmingham Branch at 5701 Valley Road, branch established on 1960/08/18; Western Hills Mall Branch at 43 Western Hills Mall, branch established on 1970/01/19. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Midfair Branch at 7200 Aaron Aronov Drive, branch established on 1966/08/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Flintridge Office at 6552 Aron Aronov Drive, branch established on 1960/06/16. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairfield travel time to work - commute


Fairfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (62%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fairfield city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents49.4%13.4%11.1%3.7%3.2%
Congregations33.1%13.9%3.8%2.4%9.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%2.1%2.0%9.5%
Congregations5.5%3.7%2.3%1.4%24.8%
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: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

12.0%
State:

13.5%

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 11$25,401$27,7100$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,935$35,2200$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,122$28,4880$0
Police Protection - Officers 56$153,239$32,8370$0
Police - Other 14$27,103$23,2311$967
Firefighters 28$90,678$38,8620$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,306
Correction 4$10,784$32,3520$0
Solid Waste Management 19$31,454$19,8660$0
Sewerage 21$35,602$20,3440$0
Parks and Recreation 23$49,480$25,8161$719
Other and Unallocable 1$3,079$36,9480$0
Totals for Government 181$436,877$28,9643$2,992

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

  • Construction - General: $550,000 ($49.87)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($3.81)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($2.72)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($0.91)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,983,000 ($179.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,446,000 ($131.11)
    General - Other: $1,413,000 ($128.12)
    Regular Highways: $1,188,000 ($107.72)
    Fire Protection: $1,176,000 ($106.63)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,138,000 ($103.18)
    Central Staff Services: $936,000 ($84.87)
    Libraries: $371,000 ($33.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $321,000 ($29.11)
    Financial Administration: $235,000 ($21.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $36,000 ($3.26)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,460,000 ($404.39)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.54)
    Health: $6,000 ($0.54)
    General: $4,000 ($0.36)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $50,000 ($4.53)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $456,000 ($41.35)
    Regular Highways: $222,000 ($20.13)
    Fire Protection: $175,000 ($15.87)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($9.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($7.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,609,000 ($417.90)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $293,000 ($26.57)
    Parks & Recreation: $224,000 ($20.31)
    All Other: $9,000 ($0.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $90,000 ($8.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,487,000 ($406.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $230,000 ($20.85)
    Rents: $39,000 ($3.54)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $306,000 ($27.75)
    General Support: $97,000 ($8.79)
    Highways: $45,000 ($4.08)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,068,000 ($822.20)
    NEC: $2,083,000 ($188.87)
    Property: $681,000 ($61.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $102,000 ($9.25)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($4.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $36,000 ($3.26)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($2.36)
    Tobacco Sales: $14,000 ($1.27)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $63,720,000 ($5777.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,880,000 ($1349.17)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $61,910,000 ($5613.38)
    Other, NEC: $12,837,000 ($1163.93)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,810,000 ($164.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,043,000 ($185.24)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,000,000 ($90.67)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $61,910,000 ($5613.38)

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, AL  0.84% ($55,697 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.23% ($35,105)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($34,538)


5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shelby County, AL  1.35% ($55,359 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.49% ($44,314)
to Blount County, AL  0.23% ($37,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfield:

  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 147 meters (482ft)
Total costs: $38,736,000
Total average daily traffic: 531,966
Total average daily truck traffic: 70,779

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fairfield, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fairfield)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fairfield, AL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Pipe Mill Fairfield Works (Lat: 33.487028 Lon: -86.921361), Structure height: 26.2 m, Overall height: 27.7 m, Call Sign: WNEV250
    Assigned Frequencies: 21975.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/1993, Expiration Date: 07/01/1998
    Registrant: Phone: (205) 783-4124
  • Q Bop Fairfield Works (Lat: 33.480917 Lon: -86.932750), Structure height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: WPNB640
    Assigned Frequencies: 23175.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1996, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/13/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (205) 783-4124
  • FAIRFIELD, Intersection Of Crawford Ave And Commerce Ave (Lat: 33.491778 Lon: -86.918028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQCN574
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6675.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2005, Expiration Date: 04/15/2015, Certifier: Michael G Lee
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 6701 Democracy Blvd, Suite 300, Bethesda, MD 20817, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 493-5162, Email:
  • AL0096, Intersection Of Crawford Ave And Commerce Ave (Lat: 33.491778 Lon: -86.918028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQMF427
    Assigned Frequencies: 23030.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2010, Expiration Date: 07/23/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23307 , Serial Number: 3063, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): Maurice D Jr Alley, 828 Park Avenue, Fairfield, AL 35064



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 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 ORIGINATED21$102,30912$60,04970$99,5097$57,34013$49,679
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$63,7551$45,95012$90,1970$02$26,950
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$87,1304$155,09391$102,48513$35,4534$43,223
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$81,4203$120,19346$100,8534$24,9233$72,907
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$78,9121$348,94013$91,0040$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.02 , 0106.03, 0134.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$224,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$121,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.02 , 0106.03, 0134.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Businesses in Fairfield, AL
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1Nike7
Burlington Coat Factory1Papa John's Pizza1
Domino's Pizza1Pizza Hut1
FedEx2RadioShack1
Foot Locker1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile2
Home Depot1U-Haul1
KFC1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Fairfield, AL


Fairfield on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Book stores and news dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 (35064) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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