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People

Total Population 543
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 30.4%
Employed Population 16+ 254
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 57.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $54,545
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 28.4%
Median Gross Rent $748
Median House Value $187,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.5%
US/American 0%
English 12.3%
Irish 24.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 25 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 52 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 17320
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.787
Longitude -77.368

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 EISENHOWER NATL HIS SITE
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 39 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Station CATOCTIN MOUNTAIN PARK
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 64 to 82 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches
Station UNIONVILLE
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 65 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 67 F
Annual Precip 42.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fairfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Charnita (17320)

Greenstone (17320)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Arendtsville 910 $57,656
Bendersville 738 $59,875
Carroll Valley 3,900 $92,273
Gettysburg 7,615 $45,068

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Fairfield High Schools

FAIRFIELD AREA HS
717-642-8228
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 424 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.3

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