Fairfield, Virginia Population 2024

65,204

Fairfield is a city located in Virginia. Fairfield has a 2024 population of 65,204. Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfield is $80,411 with a poverty rate of 11.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairfield is 39.5 years, 36.3 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 63.04%
  • White: 25.28%
  • Two or more races: 5.17%
  • Asian: 3.77%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
32.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,015.60/sq mi
The current population of Fairfield, Virginia is 65,204 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Fairfield, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American41,10363.04%
White16,48125.28%
Two or more races3,3685.17%
Asian2,4593.77%
Other race1,5702.41%
Native American2230.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield Median Age

39.5

Total

36.3

Male

42.2

Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 50,971 adults, (11,523 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female34,58153.04%
Male30,62346.96%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All26,6692.4264.235.8
Non Family10,8341.1759.240.8
Married8,9503.2678.321.7
Female5,4703.5153.746.3
Male1,4152.5654.845.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

64.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3863.05%
9th to 12th Grade3,1326.88%
High School Graduate13,78230.29%
Some College11,11024.42%
Associates Degree3,1967.03%
Bachelors Degree7,53716.57%
Graduate Degree5,35111.76%

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
Black27,70725,0156,616
White12,96412,1944,797
Asian1,8861,431887
Hispanic1,8271,322261
2+ Races1,4991,360335
Other Race91655885
Native American12012029

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 asian people with a rate of 47.03%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,317$46,128$41,843
Less Than 9th Grade$24,209$27,563$22,667
High School Graduate$34,873$40,689$29,966
Some College$42,556$45,108$40,502
Bachelors Degree$57,543$58,834$56,593
Graduate Degree$70,562$75,972$67,978

$44,317

Average Earnings

$46,128

Average Male

$41,843

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

91.48% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 8.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.91% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black40,9415,31412.98%
Hispanic3,25098930.43%
White15,6909626.13%
Multiple3,35255216.47%
Other1,57038224.33%
Asian2,4591375.57%

11.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.65%

Male Poverty Rate

12.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Hispanic, with 30.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is Asian, with 5.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.97%.

Fairfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.48%
High School11.48%
Some College6.5%
Bachelors or Greater3.06%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed34.93%
Male Unemployed16.08%
Female Employed5.23%
Male Employed4.11%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$64,875$80,411
Families$81,482$94,914
Married Families$106,843$117,441
Non Families$43,874$56,136

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

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 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

3,478

Number of Veterans

3,243

Male Veterans

235

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,010
First Gulf War730
Second Gulf War583
Korea222
World War II40

Fairfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74962
75+907
55 to 64818
35 to 54573
18 to 34218

Fairfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2,3907.72%
White9786.87%
Hispanic874.14%
2+ Races532.28%
Other Race343.02%
Asian231.1%

Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

67.4%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

5.2%

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

70%

Born in Fairfield

91.63%

Native Born

8.37%

Foreign Born

3.87%

Non Citizen

4.5%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.63% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 70% having been born in Virginia. 3.87% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202465,20400%

Fairfield Population by Year