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People

Total Population 2,909
Male Share of the Population 49.8%
Female Share of the Population 50.2%
Senior Citizens 15.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,292
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.7%
Median Earnings25+ $34,706
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $26,360
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,833

Wealth

Median Family Income $60,729
% Above Poverty Level 88%
% Below Poverty Level 12%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1.5%

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $711
Median House Value $95,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.1%
US/American 0%
English 9.1%
Irish 6.2%

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 2,198 $41,757

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

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

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