Fairfax, South Dakota

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Fairfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 116 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 194 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
County Gregory
Standard Zip Codes 57335
Phone Area Codes 605
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.027
Longitude -98.888

Fairfax 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 5 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 29 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 26.6 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 88 F
Oct Temp 38 to 64 F
Annual Precip 23.3 inches
Distance 31 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 29 F
Apr Temp 33 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 87 F
Oct Temp 34 to 63 F
Annual Precip 25.9 inches
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Fairfax Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 123 100%
Male 56 45.5%
Female 67 54.5%
Under 18 22 17.9%
18+ 101 82.1%
65+ 44 35.8%
Median Age 52.4
Average Family Size 2.82
White 119 96.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 3.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Fairfax Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 112
Growth -11
Growth % -8.9%

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 70%
English 7%
US/American 7%
Czech 6%
Irish 3%
Norwegian 3%
Italian 2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
Scottish 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fairfax 123 $36,000
Bonesteel 297 $30,833
Burke 676 $32,333
Geddes 252 $36,250
Lake Andes 819 $28,833
Pickstown 168 $55,250
Platte 1,367 $38,750
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