Fairfield, Nebraska

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Fairfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles W of Lincoln, Nebraska (center to center)
Nearest Large City 127 miles SW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Clay
Standard Zip Codes 68938
Phone Area Codes 402
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.431
Longitude -98.105

Fairfield Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 6.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 28.4 inches
Station HASTINGS 4 N
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 88 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 27.9 inches
Station GENEVA
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 29.7 inches
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Fairfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 467 100%
Male 227 48.6%
Female 240 51.4%
Under 18 130 27.8%
18+ 337 72.2%
65+ 92 19.7%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 3.01
White 459 98.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.7%

Estimated Fairfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 441
Growth -26
Growth % -5.6%

Fairfield Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 53.7%
US/American 10.9%
English 6.7%
Irish 5.4%
Czech 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.8%
Danish 3.2%
Scottish 2.9%
Polish 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.6%
Swedish 1%
Dutch 1%
Czechoslovakian 0.6%
Norwegian 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Welsh 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fairfield 467 $37,000
Clay Center 861 $45,893
Davenport 339 $33,958
Edgar 539 $39,286
Glenvil 332 $39,625
Harvard 998 $32,031
Lawrence 312 $30,750

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Fairfield High Schools (2004)

Serves 208 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.2

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