For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:
For population 15 years and over in Fairfield borough:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,849 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (25.1 miles , pop. 52,767).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (52.1 miles , pop. 651,154).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (118.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).
Nearest cities: Carroll Valley borough, PA (1.7 miles ), Orrtanna, PA (2.1 miles) , Emmitsburg, MD (2.5 miles ), Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA (2.5 miles ), Gettysburg borough, PA (2.8 miles ), Highfield-Cascade, MD (2.8 miles ), Fort Ritchie, MD (3.0 miles ), Rouzerville, PA (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 77.37 W
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Fairfield detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 5 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -73 (-13.1%).
Work and jobs in Fairfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fairfield, Pennsylvania
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fairfield-area historical tornado activity is above Pennsylvania state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/22/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Fairfield borough center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/16/1961, a category F3 tornado 19.9 miles away from the borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fairfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Pennsylvania state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.2 miles away from Fairfield center
On 11/14/1997 at 03:44:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/15/1991 at 07:16:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Adams County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: John Covode - Politician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Fairfield:
Airports located in Fairfield:
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See full list of schools located in Fairfield, School District: FAIRFIELD AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.476. This is significantly worse than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.1. This is worse than average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairfield and their reported violations in the past:FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CH (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:FOUR SEASONS RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HILLSIDE INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.4%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Fairfield (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairfield, Pennsylvania:
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Religion statistics for Fairfield (based on Adams County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
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6.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($44,933 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($287 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,107 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($249 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Fairfield fatal accident list:
Dec 3, 2003 09:52 PM, Sr-116, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 26, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,654
Total average daily truck traffic: 432
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 11,370
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fairfield, PA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft:18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Fairfield, PA
Total of 10 patent applications in 2008-2013.