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Overview

Introduction to Fairfield, Ohio

Fairfield, Ohio, in Butler county, is 3 miles S of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 13 miles NW of Cincinnati, Ohio. It's situated in southwestern Ohio. The city is home to the headquarters of Cincinnati Financial Corporation, Skyline Chili, Ohio Casualty and other prominent companies. Fairfield includes over 300 acres of land for recreational activities, outdoor entertainment and sports facilities. It offers some of the most attractive topography in Ohio.

Fairfield History

Judge John Cleves Symmmes, a colonial during the Revolutionary War bought over 330,000 acres. The community initially consisted of veterans from the Revolutionary War and a large number of them were from New Jersey. The settlers had numerous battles with the local Indians. It was given its name by the early pioneers for the beauty of the nearby hills. The Miami and Erie Canal, toll roads and the arrival of the Hamilton & Dayton Railroad significantly contributed to the growth of the community. In the early days, it was primarily an agricultural area.

Fairfield Attractions

  • Fairfield Community Arts Center
  • Elisha Morgan Mansion
  • Gilbert Farms Park
  • The city offers a variety of festivals
  • Village Green Fine Art Fair is a notable event.
  • Village Green Amphitheater
  • Arts & Crafts Market
  • September Dayz is a popular family event.
  • Swingin' on the Green is a monthly concert series and features Jazz and Swing.
  • Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
  • Fitton Center for Creative Arts
  • Butler County Historical Museum

Fairfield Activities

The city has a large number of parks and recreational facilities. Thomas Marsh Park features a fishing lake that requires a fee. Fairfield Greens has two golf courses. Fairfield includes an aquatics center, an extensive bicycle and hiking path system and the Hamilton-Fairfield Skate Park. Residents have opportunities to enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment in Cincinnati. The nearby Rowe Woods offers an extensive trail system and includes scenic old-growth woods.

Fairfield Transportation

Air travel is offered at the Cincinnati-Blue Ash Airport.

Demographics

People

Total Population42,640
Male Share of the Population50.3%
Female Share of the Population49.7%
Senior Citizens14.5%
Employed Population 16+22,551
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.2%
Median Earnings25+$35,613
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,107

Wealth

Median Family Income$70,086
% Above Poverty Level92.4%
% Below Poverty Level7.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone26.9%
Median Gross Rent$844
Median House Value$146,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)29.3%
Irish11.1%
English7.1%
Italian5.6%
African2%
French Except Basque1.8%
Polish1.5%
Scottish1.4%
Dutch1.1%
Hungarian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Arab0.4%
Ghanaian0.4%
Swedish0.3%
Russian0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Serbian0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Greek0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
German0.1%
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Fairfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Butler County
Standard Zip Codes45014, 45011
P.O. Box Zip Codes45018
Phone Area Codes513
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.33
Approximate Longitude-84.54

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)

StationFAIRFIELD
Distance1.3 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip43.3 inches
StationCHEVIOT
Distance13.9 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp40 to 64 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 66 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches
StationMILFORD
Distance18.6 miles
Jan Temp19 to 38 F
Apr Temp39 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 87 F
Oct Temp41 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Forest Park18,679$56,779
Greenhills3,591$62,438
Hamilton62,259$50,454
Millville765$72,917
New Miami2,126$45,721
Springdale11,205$58,052

Fairfield Hospitals

Mercy Hospital Fairfield
(Non-profit)
3000 Mack Road
(513) 870-7197

Fairfield Public Schools

Fairfield Central Elementary School
5058 Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 45014
(513) 829-7979
Primary
Total Enrollment 879
Fairfield Freshman High School
5050 Dixie Hwy
ZIP: 45014
(513) 829-8300
Other
Total Enrollment 790
Fairfield High School
8800 Holden Blvd
ZIP: 45014
(513) 942-2999
High
Total Enrollment 2169
Fairfield Intermediate Elementary School
255 Donald Dr
ZIP: 45014
(513) 829-4504
Middle
Total Enrollment 1530
Fairfield Middle School
1111 Nilles Rd
ZIP: 45014
(513) 829-4433
Middle
Total Enrollment 1567
Fairfield South Elementary School
5460 Bibury Rd
ZIP: 45014
(513) 829-3078
Primary
Total Enrollment 809
Fairfield West Elementary School
4700 River Rd
ZIP: 45014
(513) 868-3021
Primary
Total Enrollment 724

Fairfield Private Schools

Cincinnati Christian Schools
7474 Morris Rd
ZIP: 45011
Secondary
Total Enrollment 410
Daysprings Montessori School
110 Bacher Sq
ZIP: 45014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
Fairfield Educational Bulding
1748 Happy Valley Dr
ZIP: 45014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 23
Sacred Heart Elementary School
400 Nilles Rd
ZIP: 45014
Elementary
Total Enrollment 387
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