Total Population138
Male Share of the Population54.3%
Female Share of the Population45.7%
Senior Citizens27.5%
Employed Population 16+62
Age of the Population53


% of people married49.3%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.7%
Median Earnings25+$24,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,250


Median Family Income$48,750
% Above Poverty Level96.4%
% Below Poverty Level3.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.7%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone45.3%
Median Gross Rent$355
Median House Value$60,000


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)0%

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

Fairfax Almanac

Nearest Medium City 116 miles W of Sioux Falls, South Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City194 miles NW of Omaha, Nebraska
Standard Zip Codes57335
Phone Area Codes605
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Fairfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance5 miles
Jan Temp7 to 29 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp62 to 85 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip26.6 inches
Distance18.1 miles
Jan Temp9 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 60 F
Jul Temp63 to 88 F
Oct Temp38 to 64 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches
Distance31 miles
Jan Temp6 to 29 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp34 to 63 F
Annual Precip25.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Lake Andes874$27,868

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

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