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People

Total Population 2,300
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 10.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,273
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 65.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 37.4%
Median Earnings25+ $48,694
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $39,167
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,096

Wealth

Median Family Income $100,500
% Above Poverty Level 99%
% Below Poverty Level 1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.6%
Median Gross Rent $963
Median House Value $206,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
US/American 0%
English 8.1%
Irish 19.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 9 miles SW of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 212 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Linn
Metro Area Cedar Rapids
Standard Zip Codes 52228
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.919
Longitude -91.78

Fairfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance 4.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 27 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
Station CEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Station VINTON
Distance 20.5 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 26 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Atkins 1,839 $98,500
Cedar Rapids 128,829 $71,979
Hiawatha 7,150 $62,527

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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313 VANDERBILT STREET
Fairfax, Iowa
(319) 846-2994

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