Fairfax, Minnesota Population 2021

1,117
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Fairfax is a city located in Renville County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,117, it is the 340th largest city in Minnesota and the 9879th largest city in the United States . Fairfax is currently declining at a rate of -0.62% annually and its population has decreased by -9.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,235 in 2010. Fairfax reached it's highest population of 1,232 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Fairfax has a population density of 853 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairfax is $54,601 with a poverty rate of 8.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $470 per month, and the median house value is $78,400. The median age in Fairfax is 37.5 years, 33.9 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.

Fairfax Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairfax was:

  • White: 79.98%
  • Other race: 16.80%
  • Asian: 1.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairfax, Minnesota is 1,117 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,138.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,235.

Fairfax, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White91979.98%
Some Other Race19316.80%
Asian221.91%
Two or More Races121.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.26%
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Fairfax Population by Race

Fairfax Population Pyramid $2021

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Fairfax Median Age

37.5


Total

33.9


Male

39.8


Female

Fairfax Adults

There are 850 adults, (241 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax.

Fairfax Age Dependency

88.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax Sex Ratio

Female

563

49.00%

Male

586

51.00%

Fairfax Population by Age

Fairfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.2%7.8%
All77%23%
Female75%25%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
Male47.8%52.2%

77.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfax Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4532.4177
Married2193.492.2
Non Family1871.163.1
Female243.2575
Male232.8347.8

3.26

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Fairfax Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade445.87%
9th to 12th Grade699.21%
High School Graduate25433.91%
Some College22029.37%
Associates Degree9412.55%
Bachelors Degree516.81%
Graduate Degree172.27%
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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
White65559568
Hispanic8633
Other Race7933
Asian88
Native American3

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 white people with a rate of 10.38%.

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,130$45,938$22,132
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$$
High School Graduate$43,309$52,361$
Some College$33,472$40,694$21,833
Bachelors Degree$45,625$47,000$35,972
Graduate Degree$$114,167$

$37,130

Average Earnings

$45,938

Average Male

$22,132

Average Female

Fairfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfax Language by Age

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Fairfax Language

86.55% of Fairfax residents speak only English, while 13.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.10% of the population.

Fairfax Language

Fairfax Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White867869.92%
Hispanic20331.48%
Native33100.00%

8.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.82%

Male Poverty Rate

9.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is Hispanic, with 1.48% 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 10.59%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.43%.

Fairfax Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.57%
Some College7.36%
Bachelors or Greater4.41%
High School2.59%

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.67%
Female Employed3.07%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,528$54,601
Families$66,406$67,912
Married Families$67,240-
Non Families$32,109$34,929
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Income by Household Type

Fairfax Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.0%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Fairfax Marital Status by Race

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Fairfax Marital Status

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59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam36
Korea13
Second Gulf War9
World War II
First Gulf War

Fairfax Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7427
75+14
55 to 649
18 to 349
35 to 54

Fairfax Veterans by Age

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Fairfax Veterans by Race

Fairfax Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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70.06%

Born in Fairfax

91.64%

Native Born

8.36%

Foreign Born

8.01%

Non Citizen

0.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.64% of Fairfax residents were born in the United States, with 70.06% having been born in Minnesota. 8.01% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,117-7-0.62%
20201,124-7-0.62%
20191,131-7-0.62%
20181,138-8-0.70%
20171,14640.35%
20161,142-16-1.38%
20151,158-13-1.11%
20141,171-12-1.01%
20131,183-16-1.33%
20121,199-13-1.07%
20111,212-20-1.62%
20101,2320.00%

Fairfax Population by Year