Fairfield is a city located in Wayne County Illinois. Fairfield has a 2020 population of 4,819. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.80% annually and its population has decreased by -6.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,141 in 2010.
The average household income in Fairfield is $49,227 with a poverty rate of 21.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $622 per month, and the median house value is $74,800. The median age in Fairfield is 43.1 years, 40.3 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairfieldwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
98.10% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 1.90% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.46% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Multiple, with 31.30% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.81%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fairfield
99.29% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 73.46% having been born in Illinois. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.
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