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People

Total Population 2,897
Male Share of the Population 51.4%
Female Share of the Population 48.6%
Senior Citizens 17.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,282
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 49.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $58,462
% Above Poverty Level 90%
% Below Poverty Level 10%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.1%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.6%
Median Gross Rent $706
Median House Value $96,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 49.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.3%
Irish 7.2%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 59 miles E of Waco, Texas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles SE of Dallas, Texas
County Freestone
Standard Zip Codes 75840
Phone Area Codes 903
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.724
Longitude -96.165

Fairfield 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 FAIRFIELD 3 W
Distance 2.1 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 95 F
Oct Temp 56 to 80 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches
Station MEXIA
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 53 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 96 F
Oct Temp 54 to 81 F
Annual Precip 41.4 inches
Station JEWETT
Distance 25.9 miles
Jan Temp 38 to 59 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 72 to 94 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 39.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Grindstone (75840)

Turlington (75840)

Ward Prairie (75840)

Young (75840)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buffalo 2,129 $44,583

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairfield Public Libraries

Library
Fairfield Library
350 W MAIN ST
Fairfield, Texas
(903) 389-3574

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Fairfield Hospitals

EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER - FAIRFIELD
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
125 NEWMAN ST
(903) 389-1612
Emergency Service: Yes

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Fairfield High Schools

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FAIRFIELD H S
631 POST OAK RD
903-389-4177
Serves 516 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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615 POST OAK RD
903-389-3456
A Non-traditional School

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