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Demographics

People

Total Population963
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens32%
Employed Population 16+480
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married47.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.3%
Median Earnings25+$30,444
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$35,192

Wealth

Median Family Income$53,594
% Above Poverty Level85.7%
% Below Poverty Level14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home3.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone41%
Median Gross Rent$665
Median House Value$76,400

Ancestry

German61.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.2%
Norwegian10.2%
Irish8.1%
Swedish5.7%
French Except Basque2.8%
Polish2.1%
English1.9%
Canadian1.7%
Danishn1.1%
Russian0.8%
Czech0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Finnish0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Croatian0.3%
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Fairfax Almanac

CategoryValue
County Renville 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 Lake740$44,632
Franklin529$53,125
Gibbon912$58,333
Hector1,045$61,917
Morgan917$52,500
Morton335$46,818

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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