Fairfield, Maine Population 2024

2,647

Fairfield is a city located in Somerset County Maine. Fairfield has a 2024 population of 2,647. Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 15.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,298 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfield is $55,752 with a poverty rate of 28.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairfield is 35.3 years, 35.6 years for males, and 34.9 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • White: 99.21%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Two or more races: 0.38%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
1.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,492.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.19% (349)
The current population of Fairfield, Maine is 2,647 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,298.

Fairfield, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,62699.21%
Native American110.42%
Two or more races100.38%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Native American

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield Median Age

35.3

Total

35.6

Male

34.9

Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 2,078 adults, (243 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

44.3

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female1,43254.1%
Male1,21545.9%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,2132.1850.949.1
Non Family6351.2447.952.1
Married4493.352.847.2
Female1192.764.735.3
Male105.10100
showing: 5 rows

3.02

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

50.9%

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.54%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,261

Average Earnings

$45,114

Average Male

$26,200

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

99.01% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 0.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.68% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,55574329.08%
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28.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.01%

Male Poverty Rate

28.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is White, with 29.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is White, with 29.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.16%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 63.22%.

Fairfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School46.26%
Less Than 9th Grade44.55%
Some College14.39%
Bachelors or Greater
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Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed19.44%
Female Employed8.81%
Male Unemployed5.56%
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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

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.6%

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

49

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

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

20.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.5%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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

85.95%

Born in Fairfield

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 85.95% having been born in Maine. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fairfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,647
20232,647
20222,64746221.14%
20212,185-113-4.92%
20202,298-729-24.08%
20193,027-125-3.97%
20183,152-69-2.14%
20173,22130.09%
20163,2181133.64%
20153,10533211.97%
20142,77328411.41%
20132,48924210.77%
20122,247-114-4.83%
20112,361-277-10.5%
20102,638
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Fairfield Population by Year