Fairfax, Minnesota Population 2020

1,144

Fairfax is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 1,144, it is the 336th largest city in Minnesota and the 9786th largest city in the United States. Fairfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually but its population has decreased by -7.37% 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 873 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairfax is $51,572 with a poverty rate of 5.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $606 per month, and the median house value is $77,800. The median age in Fairfax is 43.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 51.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 114.3 males.

Fairfax Demographics

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

  • White: 82.64%
  • Other race: 12.44%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Black or African American: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.45%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairfax, Minnesota is 1,144, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White85782.64%
Some Other Race12912.44%
Asian181.74%
Two or More Races151.45%
Black or African American151.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.29%

Fairfax Population Pyramid 2020

Fairfax Median Age

43.1


Total

33.9


Male

51.9


Female

Fairfax Adults

There are 813 adults, (261 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax.

Fairfax Age Dependency

87.9

Age Dependency Ratio

47.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax Sex Ratio

Female

484

46.67%

Male

553

53.33%

Fairfax Households and Families

Fairfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairfax Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All74%26%
Female70%30%
Non Family60.8%39.2%
Male12.5%87.5%

74.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4692.0974
Non Family2171.1360.8
Married2162.9492.1
Female203.0570
Male162.3812.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairfax Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade527.07%
9th to 12th Grade638.56%
High School Graduate28538.72%
Some College20227.45%
Associates Degree719.65%
Bachelors Degree466.25%
Graduate Degree172.31%

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White64857963
Hispanic6923
Other Race6223
Black1515
Asian44
Native American3

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 9.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,000$41,923$26,667
Less Than High School$$24,375$
High School Grad$41,250$49,083$25,417
Some College$31,705$40,375$21,833
Bachelors Degree$45,250$46,250$36,389
Graduate Degree$113,750$$

$35,000

Average Earnings

$41,923

Average Male

$26,667

Average Female

Fairfax Language

Fairfax Language by Age

Fairfax Language

89.82% of Fairfax residents speak only English, while 10.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.02% of the population.

Fairfax Poverty

Fairfax Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White803556.85%
Hispanic14032.14%
Native33100.00%

5.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.62%

Male Poverty Rate

7.33%

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 2.14% 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 11.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.10%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%
Some College4.18%
High School2.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.69%
Female Employed3.43%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Fairfax Income

Fairfax Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,375$51,572
Families$65,872$65,663
Married Families$66,622-
Non Families$31,080$34,585

Fairfax Marital Status

Fairfax Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax Married by Age and Sex

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 20-34.

Fairfax Marital Status by Race

Fairfax Veterans

77

Number of Veterans

77

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea17
Second Gulf War12
World War II3
First Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+30
55 to 6424
18 to 3412
65 to 7411
35 to 54

$Fairfax Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax Employment Status

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.6%

Employment Rate

2.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.58%

Born in Minnesota

95.18%

Native Born

4.82%

Foreign Born

4.82%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.18% of Fairfax residents were born in the United States, with 73.58% having been born in Minnesota. 4.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,14430.26%
20191,14130.26%
20181,138-6-0.52%
20171,14430.26%
20161,141-17-1.47%
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%