Fairfax, Linn County, Iowa

Fairfax: City in Iowa, United States

About

Fairfax is a city located in the county of Linn in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,123 and a population density of 418 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,934 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Fairfax

Population : 2,934 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Linn County
Postal code : 52228
Area : 5.08 km2
Altitude : 774 feet / 236 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 06:55:42 (6th December 2022)
Density : 578 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 27.64% (2010-2020)
Fairfax locator map
Location of Fairfax on Iowa map.
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Fairfax public library
Fairfax public library image

Geography

Fairfax is located at 41°55'10"N 91°46'52"W (41.9194500, -91.7810100).

Fairfax map

Demographics

The population of Fairfax increased by 27.64% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,123 - census
2011 2,256 5.9% estimation process
2012 2,329 3.13% estimation process
2013 2,393 2.67% estimation process
2014 2,442 2.01% estimation process
2015 2,529 3.44% estimation process
2016 2,597 2.62% estimation process
2017 2,668 2.66% estimation process
2018 2,766 3.54% estimation process
2019 2,856 3.15% estimation process
2020 2,934 2.66% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 171,517
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 169,577
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 1.1%
April 1, 2020 Population : 170,954
April 1, 2010 Population : 169,572
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.7%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.2%
People over 65 (%) : 13.8%
Female persons, % : 51.5%
White only, percent : 83.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 5.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 79.2%
2015-2019 Veterans : 8,202
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.6%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 72,764

Fairfax zip code is 52228. County name: Linn, County fips: 19113

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 72,764
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 64.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $167,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,464
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $582
2015-2019 median gross rent : $845
Permits for construction, 2020 : 265
2015-2019 Households : 65,845
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.50
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 7.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 93.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 95.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 44.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 392,975
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 969,685
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,590,166
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 2,441,555
2012 total retail sales per capita : $14,172
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,675
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $34,532
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 3,530
2019 total employment : 72,469
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 3,827,246
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -2.2%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 9,646
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 11,960
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 6,432
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,907
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,540
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,891
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 960
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 10,251
2010 population per square mile : 143.3
2010 land area in square miles : 1,183.38

People born in Fairfax (1)

American baseball player John Terry was born in Fairfax

Schools in Fairfax

College & universities near Fairfax, IA

Code Name City ZIP
153083 Capri College-Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids (IA) 52404
153418 Purdue University Global-Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids (IA) 52404
153737 Kirkwood Community College Cedar Rapids (IA) 52406-2068

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfax, IA

Code Name Address Type
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
DVP Davenport, Iowa 304 West River Drive BUS
RKI Rock Island, IL 3500 5th Avenue BUS
OTM Ottumwa station 210 West Main Street RAIL
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS

Post offices near Fairfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfax Post Office Fairfax (IA) 52228

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Other cities in Linn County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Linn County , IA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Cedar Rapids 134,027 City in Iowa
Marion 40,780 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States
Hiawatha 7,466 City in Iowa
Mount Vernon 4,528 City in Linn County, Iowa
Robins 3,570 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States
Center Point 2,560 City in Iowa
Ely 2,382 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States
Lisbon 2,252 City in Iowa, USA
Central City 1,296 City in Iowa, USA
Springville 1,149 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States of America
Palo 1,075 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States
Walker 782 City in Iowa
Alburnett 712 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States
Coggon 669 Human settlement in Linn County, Iowa, United States of America
Bertram 278 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States
Prairieburg 190 City in Linn County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fairfax distances to largest Iowa cities