Fairfield, Wisconsin Population 2024

1,051

Fairfield is a city located in Columbia County and Sauk County Wisconsin. Fairfield has a 2024 population of 1,051. Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.85% annually and its population has decreased by -2.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,081 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairfield is $92,491 with a poverty rate of 7.03%. The median age in Fairfield is 49.9 years: 48 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Fairfield Demographics

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

  • White: 94%
  • Two or more races: 4.2%
  • Native American: 1.29%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
31.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.78% (-30)
The current population of Fairfield, Wisconsin is 1,051 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,081.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,09794%
Two or more races494.2%
Native American151.29%
Other race60.51%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairfield Population by Race

Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fairfield Median Age

49.9

Total

48

Male

51

Female

Fairfield Adults

There are 931 adults, (332 of whom are seniors) in Fairfield.

Fairfield Age Dependency

94.8

Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female63454.33%
Male53345.67%

Fairfield Population by Age

Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4822.4285.314.7
Married2822.9682.317.7
Female932.0197.82.2
Non Family911.1379.120.9
Male162.561000

2.69

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

85.3%

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 Grade536%
Associates Degree12914.59%
Bachelors Degree12514.14%
Graduate Degree809.05%
High School Graduate37642.53%
Less Than 9th Grade20.23%
Some College11913.46%

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
White837784203
2+ Races25252
Native American1190
Hispanic770
Other Race660

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 24.25%.

Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$38,214$0$38,571
Graduate Degree$85,417$0$85,139
High School Graduate$55,673$58,906$35,893
Less Than 9th Grade$52,917$53,750$0
Overall$50,417$56,591$41,964
Some College$49,531$51,548$42,679

$50,417

Average Earnings

$56,591

Average Male

$41,964

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

99.44% of Fairfield residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.56% of the population.

Fairfield Language

Fairfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,092827.51%

7.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.63%

Male Poverty Rate

8.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is White, with 7.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairfield is White, with 7.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.39%.

Fairfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School11.17%
Less Than 9th Grade10.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.88%
Some College2.82%

Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Male Employed2.53%
Female Employed2.24%
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$79,688$101,112
Households$77,089$92,491
Married Families$88,750$-999,999,999
Non Families-$48,342

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

63.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.6%

Male Marriage Rate

65.7%

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 35-44.

Fairfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

63

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam32
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War4
Korea0
World War II0

Fairfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+22
65 to 7421
55 to 6410
35 to 547
18 to 346

Fairfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White657.48%
Other Race116.67%

Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fairfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

1.3%

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

79.95%

Born in Fairfield

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.09%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.09% 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
20291,006-9-0.89%
20281,015-9-0.88%
20271,024-9-0.87%
20261,033-9-0.86%
20251,042-9-0.86%
20241,051-9-0.85%
20231,060-9-0.84%
20221,069-9-0.83%
20211,078-3-0.28%
20201,081-22-1.99%
20191,10300%
20181,103121.1%
20171,091-3-0.27%
20161,09410.09%
20151,09350.46%
20141,088-1-0.09%
20131,08970.65%
20121,082-1-0.09%
20111,08330.28%
20101,08000%

Fairfield Population by Year