Fairfax, Ohio

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Fairfax, Ohio

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High Points

Fairfax strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Ohio):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Fairfax Public Transportation Use
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Fairfax Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Fairfax Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Fairfax Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Fairfax Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Fairfax, Ohio

Comparing Fairfax to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Ohio (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Female Share of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 6
Senior Citizens 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Age of the Population 4 5
Male Share of the Population 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 6
Portion of People Married 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
Median Family Income 8 6
College Educated Adults 7 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 5 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Housing Recently Built 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 10

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Fairfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 47 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio
Standard Zip Codes 45133, 45227
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.145
Longitude -84.393

Fairfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 27.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 40 to 66 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Distance 34.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches
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Fairfax Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,938 100%
Male 912 47.1%
Female 1,026 52.9%
Under 18 517 26.7%
18+ 1,421 73.3%
65+ 285 14.7%
Median Age 36.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,871 96.5%
African-American 21 1.1%
Asian 21 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 21 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.2%

Estimated Fairfax Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,783
Growth -155
Growth % -8%

Fairfax 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 41%
Irish 14.5%
US/American 9.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
English 6.2%
Italian 3.8%
European 2.7%
Scottish 2.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
French Canadian 1%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Polish 0.9%
Scandinavian 0.8%
Welsh 0.7%
Czech 0.7%
Hungarian 0.6%
Lebanese 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Norwegian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
Jamaican 0.4%
Alsatian 0.3%
Slovak 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fairfax, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Allensburg (45133)
Belfast (45133)
East Danville (45133)
New Market (45133)
North Uniontown (45133)
Sugar Tree Ridge (45133)
Willetsville (45133)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fairfax 1,938 $47,778
Hillsboro 6,368 $34,750
Mowrystown 373 $37,917
Russellville 453 $38,594
Seaman 1,039 $34,375
Sinking Spring 158 $47,500
Winchester 1,025 $36,750
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