For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:
For population 15 years and over in Fairfield city:
71 residents are foreign born (0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,265 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waco, TX (59.9 miles , pop. 113,726).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Dallas, TX (83.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Teague, TX (3.1 miles ), Kirvin, TX (3.3 miles) , Butler, TX (3.6 miles) , Streetman, TX (3.8 miles ), Wortham, TX (4.3 miles ), Buffalo, TX (4.3 miles ), Personville, TX (4.4 miles) , Mexia, TX (4.4 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.72 N, Longitude: 96.16 W
Area code: 903
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 2012, including police officers: 15 (11 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-4.7%).
Work and jobs in Fairfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fairfield, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fairfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Texas state average. It is 138% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/11/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.5 miles away from the Fairfield city center killed 114 people and injured 597 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 10/13/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fairfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/31/2008 at 05:01:54, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Freestone County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Billy K. Solomon - General, Cornelius Grant - Male singer, Kenny Dorham - Jazz musician, William Lewis Moody, Jr. - Financier, Tony Brackens - College football player, James Stewart (American football) - Football player, Winfred Tubbs - Football player.
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Local government website: www.fairfieldtexas.net
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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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.7%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.2% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.3% for American Indian residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
27 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
78 people in nursing homes in 2000
36 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Fairfield compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Fairfield (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Fairfield city (based on Freestone County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.54%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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8.58% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,560 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.37% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,955 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Fairfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairfield)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Fairfield, TX)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairfield)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fairfield)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.