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Demographics

People

Total Population2,473
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens10.8%
Employed Population 16+1,250
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married66.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher41%
Median Earnings25+$52,736
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,731
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,222

Wealth

Median Family Income$101,964
% Above Poverty Level99.8%
% Below Poverty Level0.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home6.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone15%
Median Gross Rent$1,234
Median House Value$213,100

Ancestry

Irish15.7%
Czech12.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)7.6%
English6.3%
Norwegian4.2%
Scottish1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Swiss1.3%
Danishn1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Italian0.8%
Lithuanian0.7%
Polish0.6%
Welsh0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
Lebanese0.4%
Arab0.4%
Russian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
German0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Austrian0.1%
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Fairfax Almanac

CategoryValue
County Linn County
Standard Zip Codes52228
Phone Area Codes319
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude41.92
Approximate Longitude-91.78

Fairfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCEDAR RAPIDS AP
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp10 to 27 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 85 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip33.4 inches
StationCEDAR RAPIDS NO 1
Distance12.9 miles
Jan Temp12 to 28 F
Apr Temp39 to 62 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 64 F
Annual Precip36.6 inches
StationVINTON
Distance20.5 miles
Jan Temp9 to 26 F
Apr Temp37 to 61 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp40 to 63 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atkins1,793$101,389
Cedar Rapids130,330$74,924
Hiawatha7,262$52,902
Norway533$67,500
Swisher905$93,309
Walford1,396$115,208

Fairfax Public Libraries

Fairfax Public Library
313 VANDERBILT ST
Fairfax, Iowa
(319) 846-2994

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