Fairfield, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2017: 512 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.3%
 
Males: 222  (43.5%)
Females: 290  (56.5%)
Median resident age:

52.2 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 17320.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,889 (it was $31,053 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$45,889
PA:

$59,195

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,125 (it was $17,243 in 2000)

Fairfield borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $191,048 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$191,048
PA:

$181,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $235,636; detached houses: $243,817; townhouses or other attached units: $277,080; in 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $251,334; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $287,789; mobile homes: $48,458

Median gross rent in 2017: $814.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairfield: 95.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.8%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Fairfield, PA (2010)
    • 47994.5%White alone
    • 122.4%Black alone
    • 122.4%Hispanic
    • 30.6%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Fairfield, Pennsylvania as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairfield is 59 to 1.


Crime rates in Fairfield by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(197.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(197.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(389.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(195.7)
1
(195.3)
1
(192.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(197.2)
1
(197.6)
2
(392.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(391.4)
5
(976.6)
3
(576.9)
8
(1,581)
7
(1,381)
3
(592.9)
6
(1,179)
2
(393.7)
2
(389.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(195.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(197.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(196.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)29.468.436.579.1266.337.590.415.793.6

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fairfield, PA

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).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

7.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.11
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Fairfield, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (40.1%), American (17.5%), English (6.7%), Irish (6.3%), Italian (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 12/1896

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 746 people per square mile   (low).

Fairfield, Pennsylvania map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,164 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,863 (1.4%)

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 ),
McKnightstown, PA (2.5 miles ),
Cashtown-McKnightstown, PA (2.5 miles ),
Cashtown, PA (2.6 miles ),
Blue Ridge Summit, PA (2.6 miles ),
Sabillasville, MD (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.79 N, Longitude: 77.37 W

Distribution of median household income in Fairfield, PA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairfield, PA in 2017
Fairfield satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Pennsylvania:

3.9%
Most common industries in Fairfield, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.6%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Machinery (5.7%)
  • Health care (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Printing & related support activities (11.5%)
  • Machinery (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (7.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
  • Private households (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Fairfield, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Printing workers (3.5%)
  • Carpenters (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.8%)
  • Carpenters (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Woodworkers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Printing workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.5%)
  • Child care workers (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)

Average climate in Fairfield, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairfield, Pennsylvania average temperatures Fairfield, Pennsylvania average precipitation Fairfield, Pennsylvania humidity Fairfield, Pennsylvania wind speed Fairfield, Pennsylvania snowfall Fairfield, Pennsylvania sunshine Fairfield, Pennsylvania clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.0. This is about average.

City:

71.0
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.106. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.106
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 1.02. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.02
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.424. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.424
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.77
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fairfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 2% 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 near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 197.8 miles away from Fairfield center
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 Fairfield center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 235.1 miles away from Fairfield 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 the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.9 miles away from Fairfield center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 327.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairfield:

  • ST JOSEPH'S MINISTRIES (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • ST. VINCENT CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; EMMITSBURG, MD)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER-GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • TRANSITIONS HEALTHCARE GETTYSBURG (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)
  • LAUREL CARE NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; FAYETTEVILLE, PA)
  • GETTYSBURG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GETTYSBURG, PA)

Airports located in Fairfield:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield:

  • Mount St Mary's University (about 8 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 2,313)
  • Gettysburg College (about 8 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Hagerstown Community College (about 20 miles; Hagerstown, MD; FT enrollment: 3,220)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 21 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Frederick Community College (about 24 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • McDaniel College (about 25 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Carroll Community College (about 27 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairfield:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairfield: Fairfield Library (A), Fairfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: East Coast Exotic Animal Rescue (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 320 Zoo Road).

Birthplace of: John Covode - Politician.

Adams 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 Fairfield and their reported violations in the past:

FRONTIER BAR B Q (Population served: 400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SANDERS SQUARE (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - Between APR-24-2012 and MAY-24-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-11-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2012)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FELLOWSHIP BAPTIST CH (Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - Between JAN-24-2011 and DEC-31-2015. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-09-2011), St Show-cause Hearing (FEB-09-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2011)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-06-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
IRON SPRINGS BRETH IN CHRIST (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PIZZA LEONE (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
HILLSIDE INN (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW GOLF CLUB (Population served: 180, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST MARYS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FOUR SEASONS RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This borough:

2.1 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

59.2%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

6.3%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Fairfield (2011 data):

  • ACNB Bank: Carroll Valley Branch at 4910 Fairfield Road, Suite F, branch established on 1978/11/20. Info updated 2011/02/07: Bank assets: $988.9 mil, Deposits: $785.0 mil, headquarters in Gettysburg, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Acnb Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Carroll Valley Branch at 815 Waynesboro Pike, branch established on 1977/08/22. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield:

Marital status in Fairfield, PA
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 0.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairfield, PA (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,85464
Catholic15,0497
Evangelical Protestant10,51059
Other9576
Black Protestant1802
None55,857-
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: 16
This county:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Adams County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
This county:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairfield:

56.2%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fairfield:

53.5%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Fairfield:

28.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.2%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fairfield:

4.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairfield:

6.9
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairfield:

30.9%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

61.5%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairfield:

76.4%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairfield, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,222
Totals for Government 0$0 1$1,222

Fairfield government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $45,000 ($87.89)
    Central Staff Services: $39,000 ($76.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($41.02)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($37.11)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($19.53)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($17.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($13.67)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($9.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($7.81)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($3.91)
    Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($3.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($3.91)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $31,000 ($60.55)

Fairfield government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $19,000 ($37.11)
    Other: $3,000 ($5.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $8,000 ($15.63)
    Rents: $6,000 ($11.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($11.72)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($1.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($17.58)
    Other: $6,000 ($11.72)
    General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($1.95)
  • Tax - Property: $65,000 ($126.95)
    Individual Income: $48,000 ($93.75)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $11,000 ($21.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($21.48)
    Public Utility License: $7,000 ($13.67)

Fairfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $40,000 ($78.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $240,000 ($468.75)

5.56% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,658 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.56%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from York County, PA  1.90% ($39,187 average AGI)
from Carroll County, MD  0.44% ($54,282)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.31% ($44,271)


5.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,012 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to York County, PA  1.99% ($35,685 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.35% ($41,477)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.32% ($45,467)

Businesses in Fairfield, PA

  • FedEx: 1
  • H&R Block: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFKJ (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CASHTOWN, PA; Owner: JESUS IS LORD MINISTRIES INTERNATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WGET (1320 AM; 1 kW; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMANY)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMD (930 AM; 5 kW; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WWMD (101.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMTB-FM (89.9 FM; EMMITSBURG, MD; Owner: MOUNT SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE, INCORPORATED)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfield:

  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W51CY (Channel 51; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)

Fairfield fatal accident list:

Dec 3, 2003 09:52 PM, Sr-116, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 6, 2000 02:40 AM, Sr-116, Lat: 39.791427, Lon: -77.363973, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 26, 1979 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 16ft / 4.7mTotal length
  • $609,000Total costs
  • 12,276Total average daily traffic
  • 512Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,732Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Chestnut Ridge S Bear Cave Lk (Lat: 40.345889 Lon: -79.225583), Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPNE627,
    Assigned Frequencies: 943.837 MHz, 943.937 MHz, Grant Date: 04/18/1997, Expiration Date: 04/18/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2002, Phone: (412) 537-1850
  • GREEN RIDGE, Intersection Of Cold Springs And Teaberry Rd (Lat: 39.839778 Lon: -77.432917), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60 m, Call Sign: WQRF765, Licensee ID: L00007120,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023, Certifier: Mary Bowers, Registrant: Adams, County, 230 Greenamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-8603, Fax: (717) 334-1822, Email:
  • JACKS MTN, 45 French Lane (Lat: 39.755833 Lon: -77.416250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 74.4 m, Call Sign: WQRF774, Licensee ID: L00007120,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023, Certifier: Mary Bowers, Registrant: Adams, County, 230 Greenamyer Lane, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-8603, Fax: (717) 334-1822, Email:
  • FT. RITCHIE, 4.5 Miles Se Of (Lat: 39.734528 Lon: -77.419139), Overall height: 68 m, Call Sign: KPP63, Licensee ID: L00014348,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 11/04/1998, Registrant: Contel Federal Systems Inc, 15000 Conference Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 22021
  • WATERFORD, 4.9 Mi E Of (Lat: 40.266722 Lon: -79.081694), Overall height: 57.6 m, Call Sign: WAU247, Licensee ID: L00219539,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 6093.50 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, 6152.80 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/15/2002, Certifier: Heather B Gold, Registrant: Intermedia Service LLC, 3625 Queen Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619, Phone: (813) 829-2400, Fax: (813) 663-2312

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • On Chestnut Ridge, 0.5 Mi Sw Bear Cave Lookout (Lat: 40.341167 Lon: -79.233361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 52 m, Call Sign: KNKB506,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 06/15/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/02/2004, Certifier: William Buxbaum, Registrant: Network Services, LLC Debtor-In-Possession, 525 South Douglas Street, El Segundo, CA 90245, Phone: (310) 615-6523, Fax: (310) 615-6581, Email:
  • Raven Rock, W Of Emmitsburg (Lat: 39.733972 Lon: -77.419972), Call Sign: KNKL380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.437 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Certifier: Andrew Fitton, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8663, Fax: (703) 584-8695, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairfield)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 19. The highest number of fires - 36 took place in 2011, and the least - 3 in 2014. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairfield, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (60.4%), and Outside Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairfield, PA
    • 17460.4%Structure Fires
    • 7927.4%Outside Fires
    • 258.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 103.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairfield, PA
Most common first names in Fairfield, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5177.3 years
John3872.6 years
Robert3273.1 years
Charles3174.2 years
William2973.4 years
James2276.2 years
George1978.7 years
Margaret1783.1 years
Helen1681.4 years
Dorothy1575.0 years
Most common last names in Fairfield, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sites2574.2 years
Sanders2082.3 years
Weikert1878.5 years
Brown1772.3 years
Mccleaf1378.2 years
Miller1376.9 years
Harbaugh1368.2 years
Musselman1277.3 years
Myers1175.5 years
Mcglaughlin1073.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairfield, PA
  • 67.9%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairfield, PA
  • 54.0%Utility gas
  • 34.9%Electricity
  • 7.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Coal or coke


Fairfield compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 21 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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