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People

Total Population 943
Male Share of the Population 49.5%
Female Share of the Population 50.5%
Senior Citizens 29.9%
Employed Population 16+ 455
Age of the Population 53

Families

% of people married 51.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.3%
Median Earnings25+ $28,438
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,156

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,083
% Above Poverty Level 80.1%
% Below Poverty Level 19.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38%
Median Gross Rent $754
Median House Value $72,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
US/American 0%
English 3.2%
Irish 6.5%

Fairfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles W of Eden Prairie, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 78 miles SW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Renville
Standard Zip Codes 55332
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.529
Longitude -94.72

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 OLIVIA 3 SE
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 35 to 59 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
Station REDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 37 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Station STEWART
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 29 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buffalo Lake 810 $52,955
Franklin 653 $58,438
Gibbon 879 $61,500
Hector 1,051 $56,467
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