For population 25 years and over in Fairfield:
For population 15 years and over in Fairfield town:
51 residents are foreign born (1.8% North America, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Manchester, NH (146.3 miles , pop. 107,006).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (195.5 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (288.7 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Sheldon, VT (2.4 miles ), Bakersfield, VT (2.6 miles ), Fletcher, VT (2.8 miles ), St. Albans, VT (2.8 miles ), Enosburg Falls, VT (3.0 miles ), Fairfax, VT (3.0 miles ), Enosburg, VT (3.0 miles ), Franklin, VT (3.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 44.81 N, Longitude: 72.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 802
Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+3.8%).
Work and jobs in Fairfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fairfield, Vermont
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:Fairfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Vermont state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 45.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from Fairfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/1995 at 12:13:11, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.8 miles away from Fairfield center
On 5/24/2002 at 23:46:00, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 42.6 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 Franklin County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 2, Floods: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Chester A. Arthur - (1830-1886), Consuelo N. Bailey - Politician.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield:
See full list of schools located in Fairfield
Public elementary/middle school in Fairfield:
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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.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.2. This is about average. There were 43 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:FAIRFIELD FD 2 (Address: 693 CHURCH RD , Population served: 90, Groundwater):
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Fairfield compared to Vermont state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Fairfield town (based on Franklin County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.27%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,162 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($532 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.62% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,262 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Fairfield, Vermont:See more detailed statistics of Fairfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fairfield, VT
Total length: 22 meters (72ft)
Total costs: $3,127,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,668
Total average daily truck traffic: 328
Total future (year 2015) average daily traffic: 7,952
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
Total of 20 patent applications in 2008-2014.