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Fairfield, IA (Iowa) Houses and Residents

Fairfield,IA index of house prices

Total population: 9,750 (Urban population: 9,308 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 187 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,369 (3,997 occupied: 2,282 owner occupied, 1,737 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

29%

Housing density: 762 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $867,023.

Median contract rent in 2016: $333 (lower quartile is $257, upper quartile is $397)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $423


Median gross rent in Fairfield, IA in 2016: $428

Housing units in Fairfield with a mortgage: 1,117 (19 second mortgage, 122 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,172

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $65,411

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $43,039

Median monthly housing costs: $663


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Fairfield, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $120,634 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$120,634
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,732 - $196,435
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,868
  • In family households: 6,194 (1,157 male householders, 941 female householders)
    1,523 spouses, 1,817 children (1,694 natural, 69 adopted, 50 stepchildren), 136 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 99 parents, 61 other relatives, 327 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,354 (874 male householders (664 living alone)), 1,034 female householders (872 living alone)), 446 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,324

Size of family households: 1,119 2-persons, 532 3-persons, 276 4-persons, 112 5-persons, 56 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,536 1-person, 367 2-persons, 3 4-persons.

804 married couples with children.
626 single-parent households (112 men, 514 women).

83.0% of residents of Fairfield speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (63% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 30% speak English not well).
7.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (30% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 35% don't speak English at all).
6.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (39% speak English very well, 57% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 31% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,740 (17.6%)
(17.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.1
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 7542 bedrooms
  • 1,0153 bedrooms
  • 2824 bedrooms
  • 1405+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 112no bedroom
  • 4081 bedroom
  • 8172 bedrooms
  • 2503 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 27no vehicle
  • 6731 vehicle
  • 9852 vehicles
  • 4613 vehicles
  • 684 vehicles
  • 485+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fairfield in renter-occupied apartments

  • 269no vehicle
  • 9441 vehicle
  • 4622 vehicles
  • 413 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 2784 rooms
  • 5025 rooms
  • 4686 rooms
  • 3927 rooms
  • 1818 rooms
  • 4279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 1021 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 4193 rooms
  • 5124 rooms
  • 3565 rooms
  • 756 rooms
  • 1097 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 849+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fairfield, IA household income distribution

  • Fairfield, IA household income distribution
  • 479Less than $10,000
  • 316$10,000 to $14,999
  • 249$15,000 to $19,999
  • 330$20,000 to $24,999
  • 264$25,000 to $29,999
  • 104$30,000 to $34,999
  • 271$35,000 to $39,999
  • 159$40,000 to $44,999
  • 132$45,000 to $49,999
  • 320$50,000 to $59,999
  • 363$60,000 to $74,999
  • 442$75,000 to $99,999
  • 208$100,000 to $124,999
  • 111$125,000 to $149,999
  • 64$150,000 to $199,999
  • 67$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fairfield, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fairfield, IA
  • 85Less than $10,000
  • 14$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 36$20,000 to $24,999
  • 30$25,000 to $29,999
  • 29$30,000 to $34,999
  • 33$35,000 to $39,999
  • 97$40,000 to $49,999
  • 59$50,000 to $59,999
  • 155$60,000 to $69,999
  • 252$70,000 to $79,999
  • 137$80,000 to $89,999
  • 161$90,000 to $99,999
  • 243$100,000 to $124,999
  • 154$125,000 to $149,999
  • 252$150,000 to $174,999
  • 72$175,000 to $199,999
  • 116$200,000 to $249,999
  • 47$250,000 to $299,999
  • 73$300,000 to $399,999
  • 19$400,000 to $499,999
  • 51$500,000 to $749,999
  • 13$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fairfield, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fairfield, IA
  • 21Less than $100
  • 43$100 to $149
  • 14$200 to $249
  • 55$250 to $299
  • 130$300 to $349
  • 129$350 to $399
  • 156$400 to $449
  • 232$450 to $499
  • 209$500 to $549
  • 90$550 to $599
  • 175$600 to $649
  • 97$650 to $699
  • 48$700 to $749
  • 78$750 to $799
  • 50$800 to $899
  • 43$1,000 to $1,249
  • 16$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,9202010 or later
  • 2692000 to 2009
  • 1391990 to 1999
  • 1411980 to 1989
  • 631970 to 1979
  • 53Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population
Fairfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 555
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,491
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 844
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 202
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 51
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 82
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 56
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 40
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 12
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 53
  • 90 or more minutes: 13
Fairfield, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.7%
Number of people working at home: 578 (14.3% of all workers)

Fairfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,034 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 481 (7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 104 (2%)
  • Walked: 355 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 578 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 618
 American: 329
 Ethiopian: 163
 Eastern European: 159
 Italian: 157
 European: 156
 English: 155
 Irish: 129
 Swedish: 126
 British: 64
 Scottish: 62
 Dutch: 49
 Polish: 46
 Scotch-Irish: 43
 Egyptian: 22
 Canadian: 17
 Norwegian: 15
 Finnish: 13
 Scandinavian: 13
 Russian: 9
 Australian: 5
 Northern European: 5
 Barbadian: 4
 Danish: 1
 Welsh: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 43%India
  • 17%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Nepal
  • 5%Taiwan
  • 5%Canada
  • 5%Mexico
  • 4%Ethiopia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4,555
  • Other state: 3,640
  • Northeast: 621
  • Midwest: 1,540
  • South: 587
  • West: 896

83% of Fairfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Iowa.

Fairfield:

83.2%
State average:

84.7%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 46
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 787
  • Less than 1 year of college: 161
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 540
  • Associate degree: 369
  • Bachelor's degree: 678
  • Master's degree: 522
  • Professional school degree: 34
  • Doctorate degree: 141

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 26
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 57
  • 9th grade: 39
  • 10th grade: 32
  • 11th grade: 35
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 18
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 872
  • Less than 1 year of college: 418
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 514
  • Associate degree: 324
  • Bachelor's degree: 610
  • Master's degree: 518
  • Professional school degree: 74
  • Doctorate degree: 30

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 9.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 87.7%Females
Fairfield marital status for males
Fairfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,704
  • One, attached: 64
  • Two: 185
  • 3 or 4: 543
  • 5 to 9: 245
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 164
  • 50 or more: 21
  • Mobile homes: 424

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,291

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fairfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.3%)
  • Electricity (12.0%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (64.2%)
  • Electricity (33.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 7
Here:

0.8%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 101
Here:

26.0%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 797
Here:

78.1%
Iowa:

23.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)