Fairfax strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):
Median Family Income
Low Rate of Poverty
Short Commute Times
People in Middle Class or Better
Comparing Fairfax to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Age of the Population|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Portion of People Married|
|Average Household Size|
|People Above Poverty|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|College Educated Adults|
|Short Commute Times|
|Working at Home|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Medium City||9 miles SW of Cedar Rapids, Iowa (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||212 miles W of Milwaukee, Wisconsin|
|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.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||CEDAR RAPIDS AP|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||3.05|
|American Indian & Alaskan||0||0%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||16||1.8%|
|Est. 2005 Population||1,512|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||3.6%|
|French (except Basque)||2.9%|
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
You’re serious about success. With your busy schedule and the desire to move your career forward, you can earn an accredited associate, bachelors or master’s degree at a pace that works for you anywhere, anytime, 24/7.
At AIU, the Serious U, you can get started to get ahead.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
Advance your career with our affordable, self-paced, career-focused distance education programs.
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