Fairfax, Missouri Population 2023

651

Fairfax is a city located in Atchison County Missouri. With a 2023 population of 651, it is the 436th largest city in Missouri and the 17530th largest city in the United States.Fairfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 648 in 2020. Spanning over 0 miles, Fairfax has a population density of 1,399 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairfax is $52,545 with a poverty rate of 22.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairfax is 43.6 years, 43.9 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Fairfax Demographics

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

  • White: 95.54%
  • Two or more races: 3.31%
  • Black or African American: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
The current population of Fairfax, Missouri is 651 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 648.

Fairfax, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fairfax Population by Race

Fairfax Population Pyramid 2023

Fairfax Median Age

43.6

Total

43.9

Male

42.6

Female

Fairfax Adults

There are 573 adults, (153 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax.

Fairfax Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax Sex Ratio

Female35751.37%
Male33848.63%

Fairfax Population by Age

Fairfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

2.35

Average Family Size

1.96

Average Household Size

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfax Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 16.67%.

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

$33,843

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$22,019

Average Female

Fairfax Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfax Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairfax Language

98.44% of Fairfax residents speak only English, while 1.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.09% of the population.

Fairfax Language

Fairfax Poverty by Race

rate

22.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.02%

Male Poverty Rate

24.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is Hispanic, with 300% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is Multiple, with 11.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.26%.

Fairfax Poverty

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Education

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfax Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.0%

Male Marriage Rate

66.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfax Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairfax Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairfax Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfax Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

Fairfax Veterans by War

Fairfax Veterans by Age

count

Fairfax Veterans by Race

Fairfax Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.9%

Labor Force Participation

61.2%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfax Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfax Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfax Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.54%

Born in Fairfax

106.33%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.62%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

106.33% of Fairfax residents were born in the United States, with 76.54% having been born in Missouri. 0.31% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Fairfax Population by Year