Fairfield, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 10,952 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.5%
 
Males: 4,586  (41.9%)
Females: 6,366  (58.1%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35064.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,103 (it was $27,845 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$34,103
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,009 (it was $14,607 in 2000)

Fairfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $94,753 (it was $70,000 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$94,753
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $192,581; Detached houses: $200,459; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,676; In 2-unit structures: $138,618; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,535; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $178,501; Mobile homes: $44,990; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $14,008

Median gross rent in 2013: $667.

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  • Races in Fairfield, AL (2013)

    Fairfield races chart
    • 9,90689.4%Black alone
    • 6996.3%White alone
    • 2392.2%Two or more races
    • 2212.0%Hispanic
    • 960.9%American Indian alone
    • 230.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairfield: 88.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (5.9%), Subsaharan African (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.53 square miles.

Population density: 3,099 people per square mile   (average).

Fairfield,AL real estate house value index trend

Fairfield, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield city:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 25.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 17.6%

80 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Fairfield, Alabama as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fairfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,576 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 2013: $879 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $521 (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

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: -10 (-0.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 529 (12.2%)

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 2013
Murders 12050414304424
per 100,000 96.50.041.30.033.58.535.026.50.035.335.817.936.4
Rapes 3691463129559712
per 100,000 24.148.074.3116.750.325.4104.979.644.644.180.662.7109.1
Robberies 83687458834684995036826167
per 100,000 667.8544.4611.3483.5695.3389.8734.1875.9446.0317.3734.0546.2608.9
Assaults 585230514248109764760968398
per 100,000 466.7416.3247.8425.1351.8406.7952.5672.4419.2528.9859.4743.1890.7
Burglaries 249209252314236170238408373396446462284
per 100,000 2,003.41,673.22,081.62,617.51,976.91,440.42,079.93,609.73,326.83,490.83,992.54,136.42,581.1
Thefts 1,1601,1551,2101,236794528877912771869752800650
per 100,000 9,333.09,246.79,995.010,303.46,651.04,473.87,664.18,068.76,876.67,660.46,731.77,162.75,907.5
Auto thefts 1942401811179194971448587987573
per 100,000 1,560.91,921.41,495.1975.3762.3796.5847.71,274.0758.1766.9877.3671.5663.5
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3N/A1N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A26.8N/A9.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 1162.9940.61056.91012.9865.3588.41101.91210.5835.1933.71165.51044.71006.8

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City-data.com crime index 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 2013, including police officers: 42 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.73
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+2.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Fairfield, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 148% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 102.0 miles away from Fairfield center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 55.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 164.1 miles away from the city 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 Fairfield 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
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 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, Tornadoes: 14, Floods: 12, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 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 and medical centers in Fairfield:

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

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: 1,681; 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: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 7 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 8 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 18 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Montevallo (about 26 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 32 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

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)
See full list of schools located in Fairfield

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.4%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 65.1% 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

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, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Fairfield compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (57%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
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: 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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$13,314$39,9420$0
Other Government Administration 15$25,381$20,3050$0
Judicial and Legal 4$9,604$28,8120$0
Police Protection - Officers 35$133,405$45,7390$0
Police - Other 8$23,261$34,8920$0
Firefighters 28$109,634$46,9860$0
Fire - Other 1$2,809$33,7080$0
Correction 4$8,409$25,2270$0
Streets and Highways 35$85,711$29,3870$0
Parks and Recreation 8$22,743$34,1150$0
Totals for Government 142$434,271$36,6990$0

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

  • Construction - General: $550,000 ($50.22)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($3.83)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($2.74)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($0.91)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($0.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,983,000 ($181.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,446,000 ($132.03)
    General - Other: $1,413,000 ($129.02)
    Regular Highways: $1,188,000 ($108.47)
    Fire Protection: $1,176,000 ($107.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,138,000 ($103.91)
    Central Staff Services: $936,000 ($85.46)
    Libraries: $371,000 ($33.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $321,000 ($29.31)
    Financial Administration: $235,000 ($21.46)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $36,000 ($3.29)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.91)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,460,000 ($407.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Financial Administration: $6,000 ($0.55)
    Health: $6,000 ($0.55)
    General: $4,000 ($0.37)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Financial Administration: $50,000 ($4.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $456,000 ($41.64)
    Regular Highways: $222,000 ($20.27)
    Fire Protection: $175,000 ($15.98)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($9.68)
    Parks & Recreation: $80,000 ($7.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,609,000 ($420.84)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $293,000 ($26.75)
    Parks & Recreation: $224,000 ($20.45)
    All Other: $9,000 ($0.82)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $90,000 ($8.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,487,000 ($409.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $230,000 ($21.00)
    Rents: $39,000 ($3.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $306,000 ($27.94)
    General Support: $97,000 ($8.86)
    Highways: $45,000 ($4.11)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $9,068,000 ($827.98)
    NEC: $2,083,000 ($190.19)
    Property: $681,000 ($62.18)
    Other Selective Sales: $102,000 ($9.31)
    Public Utilities: $45,000 ($4.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $36,000 ($3.29)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($2.37)
    Tobacco Sales: $14,000 ($1.28)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $63,720,000 ($5818.12)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $14,880,000 ($1358.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $61,910,000 ($5652.85)
    Other, NEC: $12,837,000 ($1172.11)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,810,000 ($165.27)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,043,000 ($186.54)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,000,000 ($91.31)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $61,910,000 ($5652.85)

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($462 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, AL  0.81% ($44,611 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.26% ($33,204)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.22% ($45,360)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, AL  1.01% ($46,368 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.31% ($44,212)
to Blount County, AL  0.19% ($35,993)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 275m902ftTotal length
  • $52,940,000Total costs
  • 618,870Total average daily traffic
  • 82,520Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 181960-1969
  • 51980-1989
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
Advance Auto Parts1Nike7
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
Burlington Coat Factory1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Foot Locker1Subway2
GNC1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Home Depot1Walmart1
KFC1

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  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
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  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
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