Fairfield, Alabama Population 2024

9,408

Fairfield is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. Fairfield has a 2024 population of 9,408. Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.48% annually and its population has decreased by -5.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,981 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfield is $56,599 with a poverty rate of 23.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairfield is 30.7 years, 29.8 years for males, and 32.3 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 92.56%
  • White: 5.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.94%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.06%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
3.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,711.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.74% (-573)
The current population of Fairfield, Alabama is 9,408 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,981.

Fairfield, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American9,23392.56%
White5235.24%
Two or more races1941.94%
Other race190.19%
Asian60.06%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield Median Age

30.7

Total

29.8

Male

32.3

Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 7,651 adults, (1,572 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female5,63956.53%
Male4,33643.47%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,7832.3956.343.7
Non Family1,6301.0349.150.9
Female9523.885248
Married9302.9183.316.7
Male2713.5821.878.2
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 99.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.42%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,390

Average Earnings

$45,679

Average Male

$33,789

Average Female

Fairfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairfield Language

99.17% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 0.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,6962,00523.06%
Multiple1707141.76%
White181189.94%
Other99100%
Hispanic99100%
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23.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.12%

Male Poverty Rate

20.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is White, with 9.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.26%.

Fairfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.57%
Some College17.35%
High School12.02%
Bachelors or Greater10.37%
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Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.47%
Male Employed21.76%
Male Unemployed17.8%
Female Employed14%
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Fairfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.4%

Male Marriage Rate

23.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairfield 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 45-54.

Fairfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

742

Number of Veterans

648

Male Veterans

94

Female Veterans

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Fairfield Veterans by War

count

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Fairfield Veterans by Age

count

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Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairfield 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

88.89%

Born in Fairfield

99.3%

Native Born

0.7%

Foreign Born

0.61%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.3% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 88.89% having been born in Alabama. 0.61% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Fairfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,703-141-1.59%
20288,844-141-1.57%
20278,985-141-1.55%
20269,126-141-1.52%
20259,267-141-1.5%
20249,408-141-1.48%
20239,549-141-1.46%
20229,690-141-1.43%
20219,831-150-1.5%
20209,981-588-5.56%
201910,569-78-0.73%
201810,647-61-0.57%
201710,708-81-0.75%
201610,789-90-0.83%
201510,879-75-0.68%
201410,954-52-0.47%
201311,006170.15%
201210,989-68-0.61%
201111,057-25-0.23%
201011,082-1,299-10.49%
200012,3811811.48%
199012,200-1,042-7.87%
198013,242-1,127-7.84%
197014,369-1,447-9.15%
196015,8162,63920.03%
195013,1771,47412.6%
194011,7036445.82%
193011,0596,056121.05%
19205,003
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Fairfield Population by Year