Fairfield, Texas Population 2024

2,950

Fairfield is a city located in Freestone County Texas. Fairfield has a 2024 population of 2,950. It is also the county seat of Freestone County. Fairfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.85% annually and its population has increased by 3.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,852 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfield is $67,024 with a poverty rate of 25.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairfield is 33.1 years, 32.4 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • White: 67.77%
  • Black or African American: 14.89%
  • Two or more races: 13.74%
  • Other race: 3.59%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
5.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
540.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.44% (98)
The current population of Fairfield, Texas is 2,950 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,852.

Fairfield, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,94367.77%
Black or African American42714.89%
Two or more races39413.74%
Other race1033.59%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield Median Age

33.1

Total

32.4

Male

35.9

Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 2,158 adults, (495 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

72.4

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female1,51952.98%
Male1,34847.02%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0592.5146.753.3
Non Family4031.0946.753.3
Married3293.6780.219.8
Female2743.2414.285.8
Male532.327.592.5

3.35

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

46.7%

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 Grade30116.42%
Associates Degree1447.86%
Bachelors Degree18510.09%
Graduate Degree1045.67%
High School Graduate62333.99%
Less Than 9th Grade1146.22%
Some College36219.75%

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
White1,091953216
Hispanic49722834
2+ Races25412038
Black21620835
Other Race92750

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.3%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.8%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,875$0$38,304
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$47,321$41,726$0
Less Than 9th Grade$22,039$0$21,707
Overall$37,690$41,964$29,792
Some College$38,536$0$35,375

$37,690

Average Earnings

$41,964

Average Male

$29,792

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

78.28% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 21.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.72% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,42532522.81%
Hispanic78620125.57%
Black41213232.04%
Other9696100%
Multiple3747419.79%

25.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

31.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Multiple, with 19.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.06%.

Fairfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School28.17%
Less Than 9th Grade20.21%
Some College15.73%
Bachelors or Greater12.36%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed19.97%
Male Employed4.55%
Male Unemployed0%
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$78,036$83,468
Households$48,512$67,024
Married Families$107,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$32,716$39,109

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.5%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

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 35-44, 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

116

Number of Veterans

112

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam56
First Gulf War27
Korea7
Second Gulf War4
World War II4

Fairfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+44
35 to 5427
65 to 7424
55 to 6417
18 to 344

Fairfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White976.44%
Black145.05%
2+ Races51.77%

Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

65.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.5%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

3.6%

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

79.11%

Born in Fairfield

89.92%

Native Born

10.08%

Foreign Born

7.25%

Non Citizen

2.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.92% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 79.11% having been born in Texas. 7.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,072240.79%
20283,048250.83%
20273,023240.8%
20262,999250.84%
20252,974240.81%
20242,950250.85%
20232,925240.83%
20222,901160.55%
20212,885331.16%
20202,852-12-0.42%
20192,864-41-1.41%
20182,90560.21%
20172,899-11-0.38%
20162,910-10-0.34%
20152,920260.9%
20142,894-4-0.14%
20132,898301.05%
20122,868-42-1.44%
20112,910-40-1.36%
20102,950-144-4.65%
20003,094-140-4.33%
19903,234-271-7.73%
19803,50500%

Fairfield Population by Year