Demographics

People

Total Population1,037
Male Share of the Population53.3%
Female Share of the Population46.7%
Senior Citizens25.2%
Employed Population 16+502
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married51.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher6.3%
Median Earnings25+$35,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$41,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$65,872
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.6%
% Using Public Transportation2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone40.1%
Median Gross Rent$606
Median House Value$77,800

Ancestry

German56.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.3%
Irish11.9%
Norwegian8.8%
Swedish4.1%
Danishn3%
English2.4%
French Except Basque1.6%
Dutch1.4%
Czech1.3%
Polish0.8%
Canadian0.7%
Finnish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Russian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
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Fairfax Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyRenville County
Standard Zip Codes55332
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.52
Approximate Longitude-94.72

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)

StationOLIVIA 3 SE
Distance17.6 miles
Jan Temp0 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp35 to 59 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches
StationREDWOOD FALLS MUNICIPAL
Distance17.9 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp37 to 57 F
Jul Temp63 to 84 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
StationSTEWART
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp1 to 21 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip29 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Buffalo Lake650$64,821
Franklin530$51,250
Gibbon842$56,250
Hector1,005$63,462
Morgan865$55,625
Morton342$62,500

Fairfax Public Schools

G.f.w. Mid.
300 3rd Ave Se
ZIP: 55332
(507) 426-7251
Middle
Total Enrollment 221

Fairfax Private Schools

Prairie Lutheran Schools
15 Ne 2nd St
ZIP: 55332
Elementary
Total Enrollment 86
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