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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: 4,280 (3,881 occupied: 2,215 owner occupied, 1,676 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

29%

Housing density: 746 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $899,135.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $394


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

Housing units in Fairfield with a mortgage: 1,140 (0 second mortgage, 83 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,078

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,163

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $40,442

Median monthly housing costs: $665


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Fairfield, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $108,118 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$108,118
Iowa:

$142,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,000 - $173,025
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,031
  • In family households: 6,541 (1,193 male householders, 825 female householders)
    1,477 spouses, 1,734 children (1,627 natural, 44 adopted, 62 stepchildren), 139 grandchildren, 385 brothers or sisters, 97 parents, 72 other relatives, 622 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,287 (1,022 male householders (819 living alone)), 838 female householders (763 living alone)), 424 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,209

Size of family households: 1,089 2-persons, 541 3-persons, 244 4-persons, 90 5-persons, 56 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,583 1-person, 264 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

661 married couples with children.
630 single-parent households (115 men, 515 women).

85.8% of residents of Fairfield speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 45% speak English not well).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (35% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 38% don't speak English at all).
3.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 72% speak English well).
2.4% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,560 (15.6%)
(7.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.4
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 6112 bedrooms
  • 1,0163 bedrooms
  • 3524 bedrooms
  • 1665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 119no bedroom
  • 4671 bedroom
  • 7632 bedrooms
  • 2073 bedrooms
  • 1174 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:

  • 51no vehicle
  • 5921 vehicle
  • 9922 vehicles
  • 4733 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

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

  • 177no vehicle
  • 1,1121 vehicle
  • 3402 vehicles
  • 373 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
  • 153 rooms
  • 2804 rooms
  • 4785 rooms
  • 3976 rooms
  • 4087 rooms
  • 1998 rooms
  • 4289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 1221 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 4513 rooms
  • 4814 rooms
  • 2955 rooms
  • 816 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 879+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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
  • 333Less than $10,000
  • 387$10,000 to $14,999
  • 215$15,000 to $19,999
  • 353$20,000 to $24,999
  • 294$25,000 to $29,999
  • 92$30,000 to $34,999
  • 233$35,000 to $39,999
  • 160$40,000 to $44,999
  • 155$45,000 to $49,999
  • 257$50,000 to $59,999
  • 409$60,000 to $74,999
  • 480$75,000 to $99,999
  • 223$100,000 to $124,999
  • 77$125,000 to $149,999
  • 80$150,000 to $199,999
  • 53$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
  • 73Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 29$20,000 to $24,999
  • 31$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 34$35,000 to $39,999
  • 117$40,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 140$60,000 to $69,999
  • 180$70,000 to $79,999
  • 124$80,000 to $89,999
  • 149$90,000 to $99,999
  • 310$100,000 to $124,999
  • 177$125,000 to $149,999
  • 217$150,000 to $174,999
  • 83$175,000 to $199,999
  • 104$200,000 to $249,999
  • 69$250,000 to $299,999
  • 106$300,000 to $399,999
  • 38$400,000 to $499,999
  • 47$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$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
  • 14Less than $100
  • 15$100 to $149
  • 29$200 to $249
  • 126$250 to $299
  • 127$300 to $349
  • 92$350 to $399
  • 159$400 to $449
  • 187$450 to $499
  • 168$500 to $549
  • 60$550 to $599
  • 137$600 to $649
  • 194$650 to $699
  • 32$700 to $749
  • 93$750 to $799
  • 49$800 to $899
  • 41$1,000 to $1,249
  • 36$1,250 to $1,499
  • 11No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,5182010 or later
  • 2722000 to 2009
  • 501990 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: 752
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,412
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 822
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 241
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 63
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 174
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 90
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 37
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 36
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 44
  • 90 or more minutes: 9
Fairfield, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.5%
Number of people working at home: 545 (12.7% of all workers)

Fairfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,504 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 561 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 120 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 53 (1%)
  • Walked: 189 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 545 (8%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 677
 American: 305
 Ethiopian: 276
 Irish: 211
 English: 165
 Swedish: 157
 Italian: 119
 Scottish: 75
 European: 71
 Scotch-Irish: 59
 Polish: 53
 French (except Basque): 46
 Dutch: 34
 British: 32
 Norwegian: 32
 Hungarian: 26
 Canadian: 24
 Egyptian: 19
 Barbadian: 19
 Russian: 18
 Australian: 13
 Scandinavian: 13
 Greek: 10
 Finnish: 10
 Austrian: 7
 Northern European: 5
 Danish: 1

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

  • 35%India
  • 15%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 12%Nepal
  • 4%Canada
  • 4%Mexico
  • 3%Bangladesh
  • 3%Ethiopia

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

  • This state: 4,284
  • Other state: 4,174
  • Northeast: 621
  • Midwest: 1,559
  • South: 596
  • West: 1,411

83% of Fairfield residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 25% lived in Iowa.

Fairfield:

82.7%
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: 5
  • 9th grade: 35
  • 10th grade: 63
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 755
  • Less than 1 year of college: 211
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 622
  • Associate degree: 369
  • Bachelor's degree: 869
  • Master's degree: 508
  • Professional school degree: 61
  • Doctorate degree: 148

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 69
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 35
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 716
  • Less than 1 year of college: 340
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 525
  • Associate degree: 373
  • Bachelor's degree: 597
  • Master's degree: 431
  • Professional school degree: 118
  • Doctorate degree: 52

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 9.6%Males
  • 3.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 24.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 76.6%Females
Fairfield marital status for males
Fairfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,658
  • One, attached: 59
  • Two: 189
  • 3 or 4: 529
  • 5 to 9: 243
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 to 49: 203
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 350

Median worth of mobile homes: $11,829

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fairfield:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairfield
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.5%)
  • Electricity (14.5%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Utility gas (68.9%)
  • Electricity (28.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.8%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 188
Here:

36.1%
Iowa:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 724
Here:

74.4%
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)