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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: 4,437 (4,061 occupied: 2,282 owner occupied, 1,734 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

43%
State:

29%

Housing density: 773 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $132,396.

Median contract rent in 2015: $333 (lower quartile is $257, upper quartile is $397)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $477


Median gross rent in Fairfield, IA in 2015: $428

Housing units in Fairfield with a mortgage: 1,257 (91 second mortgage, 56 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 739

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $62,417

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,249

Median monthly housing costs: $647


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Fairfield, Iowa Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $97,124 (it was $69,600 in 2000)
Fairfield:

$97,124
Iowa:

$136,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,125 - $160,436
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1960

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,995
  • In family households: 7,040 (1,825 male householders, 556 female householders)
    1,832 spouses, 2,532 children (2,370 natural, 39 adopted, 123 stepchildren), 58 grandchildren, 30 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 58 other relatives, 131 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,955 (764 male householders (633 living alone)), 917 female householders (820 living alone)), 274 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 500 (105 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,131 2-persons, 516 3-persons, 456 4-persons, 206 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,453 1-person, 196 2-persons, 24 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

1,504 married couples with children.
624 single-parent households (132 men, 492 women).

93.7% of residents of Fairfield speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
3.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 514 (5.4%)
(14.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 6862 bedrooms
  • 1,1543 bedrooms
  • 3734 bedrooms
  • 1675+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 5231 bedroom
  • 6692 bedrooms
  • 2813 bedrooms
  • 1434 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 92no vehicle
  • 8921 vehicle
  • 1,0362 vehicles
  • 2883 vehicles
  • 754 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

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

  • 304no vehicle
  • 9071 vehicle
  • 3472 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 205+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 2634 rooms
  • 5865 rooms
  • 5296 rooms
  • 3397 rooms
  • 3118 rooms
  • 3619+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairfield, Iowa:

  • 171 room
  • 1282 rooms
  • 3433 rooms
  • 5114 rooms
  • 3415 rooms
  • 1546 rooms
  • 737 rooms
  • 398 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year 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
  • 607Less than $10,000
  • 259$10,000 to $14,999
  • 386$15,000 to $19,999
  • 329$20,000 to $24,999
  • 388$25,000 to $29,999
  • 242$30,000 to $34,999
  • 227$35,000 to $39,999
  • 165$40,000 to $44,999
  • 144$45,000 to $49,999
  • 267$50,000 to $59,999
  • 420$60,000 to $74,999
  • 270$75,000 to $99,999
  • 208$100,000 to $124,999
  • 49$125,000 to $149,999
  • 51$150,000 to $199,999
  • 50$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Fairfield, IA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Fairfield, IA
  • 103Less than $10,000
  • 18$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$15,000 to $19,999
  • 33$20,000 to $24,999
  • 45$25,000 to $29,999
  • 30$30,000 to $34,999
  • 49$35,000 to $39,999
  • 99$40,000 to $49,999
  • 62$50,000 to $59,999
  • 158$60,000 to $69,999
  • 257$70,000 to $79,999
  • 148$80,000 to $89,999
  • 177$90,000 to $99,999
  • 247$100,000 to $124,999
  • 157$125,000 to $149,999
  • 253$150,000 to $174,999
  • 76$175,000 to $199,999
  • 111$200,000 to $249,999
  • 43$250,000 to $299,999
  • 57$300,000 to $399,999
  • 16$400,000 to $499,999
  • 48$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Fairfield, IA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Fairfield, IA
  • 30Less than $100
  • 46$100 to $149
  • 12$200 to $249
  • 69$250 to $299
  • 158$300 to $349
  • 139$350 to $399
  • 181$400 to $449
  • 249$450 to $499
  • 184$500 to $549
  • 88$550 to $599
  • 167$600 to $649
  • 101$650 to $699
  • 51$700 to $749
  • 64$750 to $799
  • 57$800 to $899
  • 28$1,000 to $1,249
  • 14$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2091995 to March 2000
  • 481990 to 1994
  • 671985 to 1989
  • 741980 to 1984
  • 401975 to 1979
  • 231970 to 1974
  • 91965 to 1969
  • 44Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Fairfield population
Fairfield commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 551
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,010
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,076
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 196
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 80
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 61
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 201
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 39
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 20
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 92
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 56
  • 90 or more minutes: 28
Fairfield, IA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 92.7%
Number of people working at home: 347 (7.3% of all workers)

Fairfield mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,468 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 470 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 74 (2%)
  • Walked: 374 (8%)
  • Other means: 7 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 347 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 1,373
 English: 899
 United States or American: 777
 Other groups: 628
 Irish: 604
 Italian: 279
 Swedish: 224
 Norwegian: 172
 Dutch: 170
 French (except Basque): 167
 Polish: 149
 Scotch-Irish: 121
 Russian: 117
 Scottish: 116
 French Canadian: 95
 European: 90
 Welsh: 82
 Canadian: 69
 Eastern European: 48
 Subsaharan African:: 42
 Greek: 31
 Swiss: 31
 Czech: 30
 Northern European: 29
 British: 28
 Kenyan: 26
 Ukrainian: 24
 Iranian: 19
 Hungarian: 19
 African: 16
 New Zealander: 16
 Maltese: 16
 Estonian: 15
 Danish: 12
 Austrian: 11
 Portuguese: 10
 Yugoslavian: 10
 Lithuanian: 9
 Turkish: 9
 Croatian: 8
 Finnish: 7
 Luxemburger: 6
 Pennsylvania German: 6
 Scandinavian: 5

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

  • 20%Canada
  • 8%Other Eastern Africa
  • 7%Other Eastern Europe
  • 6%Germany
  • 5%Japan
  • 5%Other South Central Asia
  • 4%United Kingdom

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

  • This state: 5,455
  • Northeast: 780
  • Midwest: 1,417
  • South: 706
  • West: 517

51% of Fairfield residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 62% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Iowa.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 7
  • 5th and 6th grade: 29
  • 7th and 8th grade: 93
  • 9th grade: 30
  • 10th grade: 55
  • 11th grade: 88
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 59
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 716
  • Less than 1 year of college: 139
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 386
  • Associate degree: 94
  • Bachelor's degree: 580
  • Master's degree: 452
  • Professional school degree: 169
  • Doctorate degree: 96

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 133
  • 9th grade: 16
  • 10th grade: 107
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 813
  • Less than 1 year of college: 270
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 432
  • Associate degree: 202
  • Bachelor's degree: 872
  • Master's degree: 298
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 9

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 5.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 20.4%Males
Fairfield marital status for males
Fairfield marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,772
  • One, attached: 54
  • Two: 268
  • 3 or 4: 361
  • 5 to 9: 187
  • 10 to 19: 83
  • 20 to 49: 191
  • Mobile homes: 521

Median worth of mobile homes: $10,925

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 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:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 90.9%Utility gas
  • 7.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 77.0%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 249
Here:

26.6%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 189
Here:

27.1%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 225
Here:

54.3%
Iowa:

25.4%

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)