Fairfield, TX Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 3,094. Estimated population in 2021: 3,508 (+13.4% change)
Males: 1,485 (48.0%), Females: 1,609 (52.0%)

Freestone County

Zip code: 75840

Median resident age: 37.2 years
Median household income: $28,636
Median house value: $54,800

Races in Fairfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (66.5%)
  • Black (21.4%)
  • Hispanic (10.5%)
  • Other race (4.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (15.7%), German (7.0%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.2%), French (1.9%), Subsaharan African (1.4%).

Elevation: 474 feet

Land area: 4.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield

  • High school or higher: 75.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield city

  • Never married: 19.7%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

6.6% Foreign born (6.2% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -153 (-4.7%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fairfield:

  • EAST TEXAS MEDICAL CENTER – FAIRFIELD (125 NEWMAN ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairfield:

  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; MEXIA, TX)
  • LIMESTONE MEDICAL CENTER (about 29 miles; GROESBECK, TX)
  • NAVARRO REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; CORSICANA, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairfield:

  • TYLER POUNDS RGNL (about 68 miles; TYLER, TX; Abbreviation: TYR)
  • WACO REGIONAL (about 74 miles; WACO, TX; Abbreviation: ACT)
  • EASTERWOOD FIELD (about 80 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Abbreviation: CLL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairfield:

  • TEAGUE MUNI (about 11 miles; TEAGUE, TX; Abbreviation: 68F)
  • MEXIA-LIMESTONE CO (about 25 miles; MEXIA, TX; Abbreviation: LXY)
  • C DAVID CAMPBELL FIELD-CORSICANA MUNI (about 26 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Abbreviation: CRS)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield:

  • NAVARRO COLLEGE (about 32 miles; CORSICANA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,842)
  • TRINITY VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; ATHENS, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,858)
  • TEXAS STATE TECHNICAL COLLEGE-WACO (about 65 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,218)
  • BAYLOR UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 13,183)
  • MCLENNAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; WACO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,658)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT TYLER (about 73 miles; TYLER, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,433)
  • TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; COLLEGE STATION, TX; Full-time enrollment: 41,117)

Schools

Public high school in Fairfield:

  • FAIRFIELD H S (Students: 516; Location: 631 POST OAK RD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairfield:

  • FAIRFIELD EL (Students: 636; Location: 330 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK – 04)
  • FAIRFIELD J H (Students: 525; Location: 701 POST OAK RD; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • FREESTONE NAVARRO ALTER (Location: 615 POST OAK RD; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Fairfield:

  • FAIRFIELD LIBRARY (Operating income: $42,212; Location: 350 W MAIN ST; 24,793 books; 666 audio materials; 735 video materials; 37 serial subscriptions)

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