Fairfield, Alabama Population 2022

9,776
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Fairfield is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. Fairfield has a 2020 population of 9,776. Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -2.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,000 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairfield is $45,002 with a poverty rate of 23.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $806 per month, and the median house value is $95,400. The median age in Fairfield is 37.2 years, 36.8 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairfieldwas:

  • Black or African American: 92.32%
  • White: 5.40%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Other race: 0.27%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairfield, Alabama is 9,776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,000.

Fairfield, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5805.40%
Black or African American9,92492.32%
Some Other Race290.27%
Two or More Races2162.01%
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Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairfield Median Age

32.4


Total

29.4


Male

35.2


Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 8,532 adults, (1,473 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female

5,829

54.23%

Male

4,920

45.77%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All54.3%45.7%
Female52.2%47.8%
Non Family40.7%59.3%
Male33.2%66.8%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,3722.2854.3
Married1,0682.8184.1
Male2863.1633.2
Female1,3363.1952.2
Non Family1,6821.0640.7

2.9

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Fairfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1141.62%
9th to 12th Grade3585.10%
High School Graduate2,71338.62%
Some College1,49121.22%
Associates Degree86812.36%
Bachelors Degree1,02514.59%
Graduate Degree4566.49%
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Fairfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White30928085
Black6,6396,2181,396
2+ Races5555
Hispanic4927
Other Race22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 27.51%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,853$38,295$31,006
Less Than 9th Grade$15,533$17,286$11,420
High School Graduate$39,183$43,250$27,917
Some College$30,779$32,120$30,649
Bachelors Degree$44,231$34,280$50,521
Graduate Degree$43,423$153,426$42,827

$32,853

Average Earnings

$38,295

Average Male

$31,006

Average Female

Fairfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfield Language by Age

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Fairfield Language

97.31% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.95% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1918343.46%
Black9,4642,24523.72%
Hispanic1102220.00%
White27072.59%
Other22NaN%

23.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.96%

Male Poverty Rate

23.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Multiple, with 43.46% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.17%.

Fairfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.32%
High School16.36%
Some College10.72%
Bachelors or Greater9.70%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed17.58%
Male Unemployed26.03%
Female Employed12.06%
Female Unemployed30.51%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,439$48,688
Families$42,261$56,209
Married Families$71,300-
Non Families$28,060$30,186
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Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.1%

Male Marriage Rate

25.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairfield Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Fairfield Marital Status

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824

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War413
First Gulf War74
Vietnam192
Korea23
World War II15

Fairfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34347
35 to 54135
55 to 64135
65 to 74169
75+38

Fairfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White193.35%
Black80510.31%

Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

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8.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.8%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fairfield Employment by Age

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Fairfield Employment by Race

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Fairfield 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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88.94%

Born in Fairfield

99.11%

Native Born

0.89%

Foreign Born

0.75%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.11% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 88.94% having been born in Alabama. 0.75% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19205,0030.00%
193011,0596,0568.26%
194011,7036440.57%
195013,1771,4741.19%
196015,8162,6391.84%
197014,369-1,447-0.95%
198013,242-1,127-0.81%
199012,200-1,042-0.82%
200012,3811810.15%
201011,117-1,264-1.07%
201111,005-112-1.01%
201210,893-112-1.02%
201310,781-112-1.03%
201410,669-112-1.04%
201510,557-112-1.05%
201610,445-112-1.06%
201710,333-112-1.07%
201810,221-112-1.08%
201910,109-112-1.10%
202010,000-109-1.08%
20219,888-112-1.12%
20229,776-112-1.13%

Fairfield Population by Year