Fort Fairfield, Maine Population 2024

1,566

Fort Fairfield is a city located in Aroostook County Maine. Fort Fairfield has a 2024 population of 1,566. Fort Fairfield is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,624 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Fairfield is $61,525 with a poverty rate of 9.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Fairfield is 47.6 years, 47.6 years for males, and 45.9 years for females.

Fort Fairfield Demographics

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

  • White: 95.53%
  • Two or more races: 2.81%
  • Native American: 1.66%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
534.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.57% (-58)
The current population of Fort Fairfield, Maine is 1,566 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,624.

Fort Fairfield, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,49695.53%
Two or more races442.81%
Native American261.66%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fort Fairfield Population by Race

Fort Fairfield Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Fairfield Median Age

47.6

Total

47.6

Male

45.9

Female

Fort Fairfield Adults

There are 1,250 adults, (308 of whom are seniors) in Fort Fairfield.

Fort Fairfield Age Dependency

66.2

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Fairfield Sex Ratio

Female76248.66%
Male80451.34%

Fort Fairfield Population by Age

Fort Fairfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6852.2982.317.7
Married2692.8190.79.3
Non Family248061.338.7
Male1143.481000
Female543.071000
showing: 5 rows

2.83

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort 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

Fort Fairfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.5%.

Fort Fairfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,708

Average Earnings

$37,813

Average Male

$39,306

Average Female

Fort Fairfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Fairfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Fairfield Language

99.4% of Fort Fairfield residents speak only English, while 0.6% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.6% of the population.

Fort Fairfield Language

Fort Fairfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,432835.8%
Multiple442761.36%
Native2626100%
showing: 3 rows

9.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.59%

Male Poverty Rate

11.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Fairfield

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Fairfield is White, with 5.8% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.67%.

Fort Fairfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School7.29%
Some College5.77%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Fort Fairfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed45%
Female Unemployed24%
Male Employed
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Fort Fairfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Fairfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Fairfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Fairfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort 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.

Fort Fairfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Fairfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

135

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

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Fort Fairfield Veterans by War

count

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Fort Fairfield Veterans by Age

count

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Fort Fairfield Veterans by Race

Fort Fairfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Fairfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49%

Labor Force Participation

42.3%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Fairfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Fairfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort 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

88.38%

Born in Fort Fairfield

97.51%

Native Born

2.49%

Foreign Born

0.89%

Non Citizen

1.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.51% of Fort Fairfield residents were born in the United States, with 88.38% having been born in Maine. 0.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Fort Fairfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,566
20231,566
20221,566191.23%
20211,547-77-4.74%
20201,624-184-10.18%
20191,80819812.3%
20181,610-159-8.99%
20171,769-8-0.45%
20161,777140.79%
20151,763714.2%
20141,692-225-11.74%
20131,9171005.5%
20121,817-342-15.84%
20112,15933418.3%
20101,825
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Fort Fairfield Population by Year