Fairfield, Utah

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Population in 2014: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Males: 62  (49.7%)
Females: 63  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  49.9 years
Utah median age:  30.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $69,799
Fairfield:

$69,799
UT:

$65,977

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $23,268

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $278,000
Fairfield:

$278,000
UT:

$250,300

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $384,984; Detached houses: $375,527
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    • 11193.3%White alone
    • 54.2%Hispanic
    • 32.5%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fairfield: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (35.2%), American (14.8%), French (14.8%), German (7.4%), Polish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Incorporated in 2004

Elevation: 4876 feet

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield town:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 69.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

10 residents are foreign born (6.9% Europe).

This town:

6.9%
Utah:

8.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,651 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,436 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Orem, UT (21.0 miles , pop. 84,324).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Las Vegas, NV (328.7 miles , pop. 478,434).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Phoenix, AZ (465.8 miles , pop. 1,321,045).

Nearest cities: Cedar Fort, UT (2.1 miles ), Eagle Mountain, UT (2.3 miles ), Saratoga Springs, UT (3.3 miles ), Ophir, UT (3.4 miles) , Onaqui, UT (3.7 miles ), Lehi, UT (4.0 miles ), Bluffdale, UT (4.1 miles ), Herriman, UT (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $173,700
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $140,800
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 40.26 N, Longitude: 112.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 801

Fairfield household income distribution Fairfield home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Utah:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Earthquake activity:

Fairfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Utah state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 306.6 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 285.4 miles away from Fairfield center
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 278.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 342.4 miles away from Fairfield center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 322.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Utah County (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Fairfield:

  • MEDALLION SUPPORTED LIVING (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LEHI, UT)
  • TIMP HAVEN CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LEHI, UT)

airports located in Fairfield:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield:

  • Utah Valley University (about 20 miles; Orem, UT; Full-time enrollment: 24,403)
  • Brigham Young University-Provo (about 24 miles; Provo, UT; FT enrollment: 33,525)
  • Stevens-Henager College-Murray (about 30 miles; Murray, UT; FT enrollment: 6,395)
  • Salt Lake Community College (about 30 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 20,797)
  • Western Governors University (about 32 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 31,481)
  • Westminster College (about 35 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,870)
  • Latter-day Saints Business College (about 37 miles; Salt Lake City, UT; FT enrollment: 2,059)

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Notable locations in Fairfield: Stage Coach Inn State Historical Site (A), Camp Floyd State Historical Site (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Camp Floyd Cemetery (1), Fairfield Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Utah 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 2013 was 96.7. This is worse than average.

City:

96.7
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.451. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.451
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 17.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.4
U.S.:

6.4

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 26.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 2.2%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.1 people
Utah:  3.1 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  86.8%
Whole state:  75.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  4.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.3
Utah average:

10.5

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairfield town (based on Utah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other459,8471,303
Catholic6,7924
Evangelical Protestant2,54026
Mainline Protestant4236
Black Protestant2111
None46,751-
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: 43
Utah County:

0.84 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

1.37 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Utah County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Utah:

0.41 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 90
Utah County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 146
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.4%
Utah:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Utah County:

24.5%
Utah:

23.6%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,560$30,7200$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$542
Totals for Government 1$2,560$30,7201$542

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,758 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Utah average:

6.32%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.03%
Utah average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Salt Lake County, UT  1.68% ($40,074 average AGI)
from Davis County, UT  0.25% ($32,022)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($38,508)


7.14% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.14%
Utah average:

6.46%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($168 average AGI)
Utah County:

0.06%
Utah average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Salt Lake County, UT  1.98% ($35,270 average AGI)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.25% ($31,599)
to Davis County, UT  0.23% ($36,659)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKDS (1060 AM; 10 kW; SOUTH SALT LAKE, UT; Owner: HOLIDAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWDZ (910 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KTKK (630 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KLLB (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WEST JORDAN, UT; Owner: UNITED SECURITY FINANCIAL, INC.)
  • KBEE (860 AM; 10 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KOVO (960 AM; 5 kW; PROVO, UT; Owner: MILLCREEK BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KMRI (1550 AM; 10 kW; WEST VALLEY CITY, UT; Owner: KMRI RADIO, LLC)
  • KBJA (1640 AM; 10 kW; SANDY, UT; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • KNRS (570 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFNZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfield:

  • KXRK (96.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KQMB (102.7 FM; MIDVALE, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KENZ (107.5 FM; OREM, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZHT (94.9 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K217CL (91.3 FM; PROVO, UT; Owner: STOCKTON CHRISTIAN LIFE COLLEGE, INC)
  • KSOP-FM (104.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KSOP, INC.)
  • K272DP (102.3 FM; TOOELE, UT; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KRCL (90.9 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: LISTENERS COMMUNITY RADIO OF UTAH)
  • KBZN (97.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KODJ (94.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K264AC (100.7 FM; RURAL UTAH COUNTY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KOSY-FM (106.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KRSP-FM (103.5 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KBER (101.1 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KISN-FM (97.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KKAT (101.9 FM; OGDEN, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KSFI (100.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: SIMMONS-SLC, LS, LLC)
  • KUBL-FM (93.3 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUER-FM (90.1 FM; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • K208BZ (89.5 FM; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfield:

  • KUTV (Channel 2; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: KUTV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCBU (Channel 32; PROVO, UT; Owner: GARY M. COCOLA FAMILY TRUST, GARY M. COCOLA TRUSTEE)
  • KUPX (Channel 16; PROVO, UT; Owner: PAXSON SALT LAKE CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KEJT-LP (Channel 48; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA LICENSE CORP.)
  • K49GD (Channel 49; SPANISH FORK, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • K55IT (Channel 55; PROVO, UT; Owner: ALPHA & OMEGA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Lottie L Thompson, Lake Mountain (Lat: 40.279167 Lon: -111.934167), Type: 73.0, Overall height: 67 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Bridget Carter, Lake Mountain (Lat: 40.279167 Lon: -111.934167), Type: 73.0, Structure height: 49049 m, Overall height: 67 m, Registrant: 8472401508, Atcfaa-Fccmidwest@americantower.Com, 1101 PERIMETER DRIVE
  • Lake Mountain (Lat: 40.279167 Lon: -111.934167), Type: 73.0, Overall height: 67 m, Registrant: 3143674600, , 1408 N KINGSHIGHWAY BLVD STE 300

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • LAKE MOUNTAIN, Lake Mountain (Lat: 40.279167 Lon: -111.934167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 73 m, Call Sign: WPSJ796, Licensee ID: L00121514
    Assigned Frequencies: 6645.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/06/2011, Expiration Date: 05/23/2021, Certifier: Michael G MillerRegistrant: Alpha Communications, Inc., 1202 South 300 West, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, Phone: (801) 486-0161, Fax: (801) 486-3822, Email:
  • Lake Mountain, Top Of The Mountain By Way Of Dirt Road (Lat: 40.273806 Lon: -111.925694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WQJA805
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 17765.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+27 more)Grant Date: 07/09/2008, Expiration Date: 07/09/2018, Certifier: Shem ValentineRegistrant: Utah Broadband, 461 Parkland Drive, Sandy, UT 84070, Phone: (801) 717-2000, Fax: (801) 812-8230, Email:
  • FAIRFIELD, Lat: 40.261111 Lon: -111.958056, Call Sign: WQSH545
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.256 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2013, Expiration Date: 09/19/2023, Certifier: Scott WellsRegistrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • Lake Mtn., Lake Mountain (Lat: 40.279167 Lon: -111.934167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 67 m, Overall height: 73 m, Call Sign: WQUD629
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/2014, Expiration Date: 06/10/2024, Certifier: Dell Loy HansenRegistrant: Broadway Media, 50 West Broadway Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, Phone: (801) 524-2600, Email:
  • LAKE MTN, 8.4 Miles East Of (Lat: 40.280500 Lon: -111.935778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 6.7 m, Call Sign: WLN871
    Assigned Frequencies: 18975.0 MHz, 11485.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020Registrant: Qwest Corporation, 700 W. Mineral Ave., Rm. Nd-E02.34, Littleton, CO 80120, Phone: (303) 707-8714, Fax: (303) 707-9624, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Lake Mountain, 8.5 Miles Ene Of (Lat: 40.278833 Lon: -111.934361), Call Sign: KNKJ595, Licensee ID: L00128517
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.475 MHz, 454.650 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2005Registrant: Industrial Communications, 1171 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, Phone: (801) 532-7600
  • Lake Mtn (Lat: 40.281889 Lon: -111.945194), Call Sign: KNKJ656
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.475 MHz, 459.650 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KE7RAQ, Licensee ID: L01361057, Grant Date: 01/22/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Jessica D Riet, Registrant: Jessica D Riet, 1666 N 18040 W, Fairfield, UT 84013
  • Call Sign: KE7RAU, Licensee ID: L01361061, Grant Date: 01/22/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Chelsey L Stephens, Registrant: Chelsey L Stephens, 17644 W 1540 N, Fairfield, UT 84013
  • Call Sign: KE7RAV, Licensee ID: L01361062, Grant Date: 01/22/2008, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Daymon D Stephens Iii, Registrant: Daymon D Stephens Iii, 17644 W 1540 N, Fairfield, UT 84013
  • Call Sign: KE7ZJJ, Licensee ID: L01460231, Grant Date: 01/20/2009, Expiration Date: 01/20/2019, Certifier: Sandra A Riet, Registrant: Sandra A Riet, 1666 N 18040 W, Fairfield, UT 84013
  • Call Sign: KF7YAQ, Licensee ID: L01726117, Grant Date: 08/01/2012, Expiration Date: 08/01/2022, Certifier: Monika Bonczkova, Registrant: Monika Bonczkova, 614 N 18150 W, Fairfield, UT 84013

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MARK D PRINGLE RANS S-7S (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 247WT , Serial Number: 0114603
    Registrant (Corporation): Rocky Mountain Kitplanes LLC, 614 N 18150 W, Fairfield, UT 84013
  • Aircraft: ALINA PRINGLE RANS S-20 RAVEN (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 628WT , Serial Number: 04140012
    Registrant (Corporation): Rocky Mountain Kitplanes LLC, 614 N 18150 W, Fairfield, UT 84013

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Fairfield compared to Utah state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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