In 2020, Fairfield, IA had a population of 18.2k people with a median age of 42.9 and a median household income of $47,401. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Fairfield, IA grew from 18,148 to 18,153, a 0.0276% increase and its median household income declined from $47,708 to $47,401, a −0.643% decrease.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield, IA are White (Non-Hispanic) (81%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (11.2%), White (Hispanic) (2.78%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.31%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.97%).
None of the households in Fairfield, IA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
89.6% of the residents in Fairfield, IA are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fairfield, IA are Maharishi International University (494 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Fairfield, IA was $120,600, and the homeownership rate was 69.6%.
Most people in Fairfield, IA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairfield, IA was 2 cars per household.