Fairfax, Iowa Population 2022

3,126
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Fairfax is a city located in Linn County Iowa. Fairfax has a 2020 population of 3,126. Fairfax is currently growing at a rate of 2.96% annually and its population has increased by 43.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,184 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairfax is $105,317 with a poverty rate of 0.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,375 per month, and the median house value is $221,400. The median age in Fairfax is 39.8 years, 40.4 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Fairfax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairfaxwas:

  • White: 94.74%
  • Two or more races: 3.62%
  • Other race: 1.31%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairfax, Iowa is 3,126 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,126.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,184.

Fairfax, Iowa Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,53994.74%
Two or More Races973.62%
Some Other Race351.31%
Asian90.34%
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Fairfax Population by Race

Fairfax Population Pyramid $2022

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Fairfax Median Age

39.8


Total

40.4


Male

38.3


Female

Fairfax Adults

There are 1,795 adults, (338 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax.

Fairfax Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax Sex Ratio

Female

1,390

51.87%

Male

1,290

48.13%

Fairfax Population by Age

Fairfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family77.8%22.2%
All94.2%5.8%
Married97.3%2.7%
Male100%0%
Female100%0%

94.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9662.7794.2
Married6793.1697.3
Non Family1711.177.8
Female712.65100
Male453.58100

3.12

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Fairfax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade170.99%
9th to 12th Grade221.28%
High School Graduate37821.91%
Some College41924.29%
Associates Degree28216.35%
Bachelors Degree41424.00%
Graduate Degree19311.19%
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Fairfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6751,636600
Hispanic4141
Other Race3535
Asian997

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.78%.

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$54,701$66,250$42,583
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$50,625$53,464$
Some College$44,259$55,769$32,255
Bachelors Degree$80,417$90,250$59,219
Graduate Degree$86,071$110,893$79,609

$54,701

Average Earnings

$66,250

Average Male

$42,583

Average Female

Fairfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfax Language by Age

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Fairfax Language

97.73% of Fairfax residents speak only English, while 2.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Fairfax Language

Fairfax Poverty by Race

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0.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

0.31%

Male Poverty Rate

0.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is White, with 0.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0.78%.

Fairfax Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School0.79%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.53%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,643$105,317
Families$103,173$113,827
Married Families$109,514-
Non Families$49,125$59,028
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Income by Household Type

Fairfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.8%

Male Marriage Rate

66.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax Married by Age and Sex

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Fairfax Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairfax Marital Status by Race

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Fairfax Marital Status

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225

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War52
Vietnam48
First Gulf War44
Korea13
World War II

Fairfax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5494
65 to 7444
75+41
55 to 6425
18 to 3421

Fairfax Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22312.74%
Asian222.22%

Fairfax Veterans by Race

Fairfax Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax Veterans by Education

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73.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.8%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax Employment by Age

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Fairfax Employment by Race

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Fairfax Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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83.66%

Born in Fairfax

98.17%

Native Born

1.83%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

1.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.17% of Fairfax residents were born in the United States, with 83.66% having been born in Iowa. 0.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairfax Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20223,126902.96%
20213,036903.05%
20202,946903.15%
20192,856903.25%
20182,766983.67%
20172,668712.73%
20162,597682.69%
20152,529873.56%
20142,442492.05%
20132,393642.75%
20122,329733.24%
20112,256723.30%
20102,1840.00%

Fairfax Population by Year