Fairfax, South Dakota Population 2024

102

Fairfax is a city located in Gregory County South Dakota. Fairfax has a 2024 population of 102. Fairfax is currently growing at a rate of 0.99% annually and its population has increased by 4.08% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 98 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfax is $56,572 with a poverty rate of 16.3%. The median age in Fairfax is 45.3 years: 32.5 years for males, and 53.6 years for females.

Fairfax Demographics

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

  • White: 98.52%
  • Asian: 1.48%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
337.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.08% (4)
The current population of Fairfax, South Dakota is 102 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 98.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White13398.52%
Asian21.48%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Fairfax Population by Race

Fairfax Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfax Median Age

45.3

Total

32.5

Male

53.6

Female

Fairfax Adults

There are 99 adults, (33 of whom are seniors) in Fairfax.

Fairfax Age Dependency

104.5

Age Dependency Ratio

50

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfax Sex Ratio

Female8562.96%
Male5037.04%

Fairfax Population by Age

Fairfax Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All681.9991.28.8
Non Family401.1592.57.5
Married273.1588.911.1
Female141000
Male0000

3.14

Average Family Size

1.99

Average Household Size

91.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfax Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade88.7%
Associates Degree1617.39%
Bachelors Degree99.78%
Graduate Degree33.26%
High School Graduate3942.39%
Less Than 9th Grade22.17%
Some College1516.3%

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

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White908010
Asian222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Fairfax Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,083$0$46,875
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$23,750$0$21,250
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$33,438$33,750$33,125
Some College$0$0$0

$33,438

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$33,125

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

89.83% of Fairfax residents speak only English, while 10.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 6.78% of the population.

Fairfax Language

Fairfax Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1332216.54%

16.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

12%

Male Poverty Rate

18.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfax

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is White, with 16.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfax is White, with 16.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.9%.

Fairfax Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40%
Some College25.81%
High School10.26%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed24%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed19.51%
Female Unemployed0%

Fairfax Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfax Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$68,333$64,925
Households$41,250$56,572
Married Families$68,125$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,500$50,065

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfax Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.4%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

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 35-44, 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

2

Number of Veterans

2

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Korea2
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
World War II0

Fairfax Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+2
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640
65 to 740

Fairfax Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White22.06%

Fairfax Veterans by Race

Fairfax Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfax Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.7%

Labor Force Participation

66.7%

Employment Rate

0%

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

68.89%

Born in Fairfax

98.52%

Native Born

1.48%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.52% of Fairfax residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in South Dakota. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairfax Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910710.94%
202810610.95%
202710510.96%
202610410.97%
202510310.98%
202410210.99%
202310122.02%
20229911.02%
20219800%
202098-18-15.52%
2019116-1-0.85%
201811710.86%
201711610.87%
201611510.88%
2015114-2-1.72%
201411610.87%
201311500%
201211500%
201111500%
201011500%

Fairfax Population by Year