Fairfield, California Population 2022

122,793
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Fairfield is a city located in Solano County California. Fairfield has a 2020 population of 122,793. It is also the county seat of Solano County. Fairfield is currently growing at a rate of 1.20% annually and its population has increased by 2.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 119,881 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairfield is $106,406 with a poverty rate of 8.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,734 per month, and the median house value is $433,300. The median age in Fairfield is 34.8 years, 33.7 years for males, and 36 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • White: 45.44%
  • Black or African American: 16.73%
  • Asian: 16.17%
  • Two or more races: 10.70%
  • Other race: 8.91%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.46%
  • Native American: 0.59%
The current population of Fairfield, California is 122,793 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 119,881.

Fairfield, California Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010413,9670.00%
2011416,3422,3750.57%
2012419,6743,3320.79%
2013423,6593,9850.94%
2014429,0065,3471.25%
2015433,4094,4031.02%
2016438,8585,4491.24%
2017443,5114,6531.05%
2018445,7252,2140.50%
2019447,6431,9180.43%
2020449,5611,9180.43%
2021451,4791,9180.42%

Fairfield Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White52,95845.44%
Black or African American19,49916.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native6900.59%
Asian18,84416.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,6981.46%
Some Other Race10,3838.91%
Two or More Races12,47210.70%
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Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairfield Median Age

35


Total

33.8


Male

36.4


Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 87,380 adults, (15,281 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female

59,065

50.68%

Male

57,479

49.32%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70%30%
All59%41%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Male46.9%53.1%
Female41.1%58.9%

59.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,8433.1259
Married20,1563.6170
Male2,6833.7446.9
Female5,2183.9241.1
Non Family8,7861.3247.9

3.53

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

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Fairfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,1446.69%
9th to 12th Grade4,5105.87%
High School Graduate17,05922.19%
Some College20,91127.20%
Associates Degree7,83610.19%
Bachelors Degree14,94619.44%
Graduate Degree6,4868.44%
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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
Asian13,82512,3995,901
Native American573492178
White26,54125,2548,223
Black13,51612,5393,612
2+ Races5,2314,1711,282
Islander1,2301,183197
Hispanic18,56812,9292,532
Other Race5,4173,329430

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.18%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 42.68%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,924$51,585$39,547
Less Than 9th Grade$29,821$39,375$19,632
High School Graduate$36,370$41,845$26,639
Some College$46,544$52,147$38,796
Bachelors Degree$66,390$75,540$53,601
Graduate Degree$68,565$73,099$67,500

$45,924

Average Earnings

$51,585

Average Male

$39,547

Average Female

Fairfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairfield Language by Age

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Fairfield Language

67.16% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 32.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.01% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native67312318.28%
Islander1,67920612.27%
Hispanic34,3184,00711.68%
Black18,9711,7439.19%
Multiple12,3159637.82%
White34,2612,3376.82%
Asian18,7699124.86%
Other1,568NaN%

8.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.40%

Male Poverty Rate

9.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Native, with 18.28% 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 1.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.00%.

Fairfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.70%
High School9.75%
Some College6.96%
Bachelors or Greater2.84%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.58%
Male Unemployed9.77%
Female Employed4.48%
Female Unemployed26.88%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,204$106,707
Families$93,907$114,946
Married Families$105,904$129,882
Non Families$56,033$66,568
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Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.1%

Male Marriage Rate

49.5%

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 Over 65, 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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7,628

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,875
First Gulf War1,850
Vietnam3,089
Korea542
World War II157

Fairfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34895
35 to 541,674
55 to 641,542
65 to 741,964
75+1,553

Fairfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,32010.68%
Black1,86612.34%
Native American447.13%
Asian8315.60%
Islander917.21%
Other Race500.72%
2+ Races4266.59%
Hispanic6953.06%

Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

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3.14%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

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66.1%

Labor Force Participation

60.4%

Employment Rate

6%

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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55.83%

Born in Fairfield

78.05%

Native Born

21.95%

Foreign Born

9.72%

Non Citizen

12.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.05% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 55.83% having been born in California. 9.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18703290.00%
1880424952.57%
1890505811.76%
1900500-5-0.10%
19108343345.25%
19201,0081741.91%
19301,1311231.16%
19401,3121811.50%
19503,1181,8069.04%
196014,96811,85016.98%
197044,14629,17811.42%
198058,09913,9532.78%
199077,21119,1122.88%
200096,17818,9672.22%
2010105,3219,1430.91%
2011106,7771,4561.38%
2012108,2331,4561.36%
2013109,6891,4561.35%
2014111,1451,4561.33%
2015112,6011,4561.31%
2016114,0571,4561.29%
2017115,5131,4561.28%
2018116,9691,4561.26%
2019118,4251,4561.24%
2020119,8811,4561.23%
2021121,3371,4561.21%
2022122,7931,4561.20%

Fairfield Population by Year