Fairfield, North Carolina Population 2024

434

Fairfield is a city located in Hyde County and Tyrrell County North Carolina. Fairfield has a 2024 population of 434. Fairfield is currently growing at a rate of 12.44% annually and its population has increased by 164.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 164 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfield is $46,904 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Fairfield is 16.9 years: 13 years for males, and 17.5 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • White: 64.2%
  • Black or African American: 35.8%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
7.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
61.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
164.63% (270)
The current population of Fairfield, North Carolina is 434 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 164.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White21764.2%
Black or African American12135.8%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield Median Age

16.9

Total

13

Male

17.5

Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 165 adults, (82 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

307.2

Age Dependency Ratio

98.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

208.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female15846.75%
Male18053.25%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1123.021000
Married412.951000
Non Family3601000
Male355.171000
Female0000

3.97

Average Family Size

3.02

Average Household Size

100.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2716.46%
Associates Degree6137.2%
Bachelors Degree00%
Graduate Degree00%
High School Graduate7646.34%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College00%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black93720
White71650

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 0%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

Fairfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairfield Language

100% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Fairfield Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families-$37,400
Households$50,357$46,904
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$78,269$66,972

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

48.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fairfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

4

Number of Veterans

4

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War0
Vietnam0
Korea0
World War II0

Fairfield Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 644
18 to 340
35 to 540
65 to 740
75+0

Fairfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White45.56%

Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

18.7%

Labor Force Participation

18.7%

Employment Rate

0%

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

72.78%

Born in Fairfield

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 72.78% having been born in North Carolina. 0% 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
20244344812.44%
20233864814.2%
20223384816.55%
202129012676.83%
2020164-101-38.11%
20192656834.52%
2018197-117-37.26%
20173144717.6%
2016267-39-12.75%
2015306-57-15.7%
2014363-19-4.97%
20133825717.54%
20123259038.3%
2011235-23-8.91%
201025800%

Fairfield Population by Year