Total Population524
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+215
Age of the Population40


% of people married30.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.4%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$35,357
% Above Poverty Level76.5%
% Below Poverty Level23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home6%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.9%


People Living Alone34.7%
Median Gross Rent$495
Median House Value$72,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.7%

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

Fairchild Almanac

Nearest Medium City 30 miles SE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City107 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
CountyEau Claire
Metro AreaEau Claire
Standard Zip Codes54741
Phone Area Codes715
Time ZoneCentral (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Fairchild Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

Distance0.2 miles
Jan Temp1 to 20 F
Apr Temp34 to 55 F
Jul Temp59 to 80 F
Oct Temp36 to 57 F
Annual Precip33.9 inches
Distance16.9 miles
Jan Temp0 to 22 F
Apr Temp31 to 56 F
Jul Temp56 to 81 F
Oct Temp34 to 58 F
Annual Precip32.4 inches
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp-0 to 20 F
Apr Temp31 to 54 F
Jul Temp57 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 56 F
Annual Precip31.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alma Center514$42,917
Pigeon Falls357$58,500

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

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