Fairfax, Renville County, Minnesota

Fairfax: City in Minnesota, United States

About

Fairfax is a city located in the county of Renville in the U.S. state of Minnesota. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,235 and a population density of 362 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,119 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Fairfax

Population : 1,119 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Minnesota (United States)
County : Renville County
Postal code : 55332
Phone Area Codes : 507
Area : 3.41 km2
Altitude : 1,033 feet / 315 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:10:19 (3rd December 2022)
Density : 328 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -10.37% (2010-2020)

Geography

Fairfax is located at 44°31'45"N 94°43'15"W (44.5291300, -94.7208200).

Fairfax map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fairfax decreased by 10.37% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,235 - census
2011 1,212 -1.9% estimation process
2012 1,199 -1.08% estimation process
2013 1,183 -1.35% estimation process
2014 1,171 -1.02% estimation process
2015 1,158 -1.12% estimation process
2016 1,142 -1.4% estimation process
2017 1,146 0.35% estimation process
2018 1,138 -0.7% estimation process
2019 1,131 -0.62% estimation process
2020 1,119 -1.07% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 9,877
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,310
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -12.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,513
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,310
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.4%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 50.0%
White only, percent : 98.0%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.1%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 0.8%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 97.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 418
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,429

Fairfax zip code is 55332. County name: Renville, County fips: 27129

City of Fairfax, Fairfax

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 5,429
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 81.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $64,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $809
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $270
2015-2019 median gross rent : $517
Permits for construction, 2020 : NA
2015-2019 Households : 4,076
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 0.9%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 71.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 26.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 40.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 34.9%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 26,320
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 55,585
2012 total retail sales per capita : $4,976
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $31,627
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $15,838
Percentage of people living in poverty : 32.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 99
2019 total employment : 1,142
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 44,955
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 0.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 490
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 417
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 176
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 170
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 394
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 380
2010 population per square mile : 28.2
2010 land area in square miles : 400.84

Schools in Fairfax

College & universities near Fairfax, MN

Code Name City ZIP
173452 Martin Luther College New Ulm (MN) 56073-3965

Post offices near Fairfax

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfax Post Office Fairfax (MN) 55332

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Other cities in Renville County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Renville County , MN.

City Name Population Title
Franklin 2,931 City in Minnesota, United States
Olivia 2,310 City in Minnesota, United States
Renville 1,162 City in Minnesota, United States
Buffalo Lake 678 City in Minnesota, United States
Danube 451 City in Minnesota, United States
Morton 369 City in Minnesota, United States
Sacred Heart 247 City in Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Lakeside 233 Human settlement in United States of America
Hector 207 City in Minnesota, United States
Beaver Falls 184 Township in Renville County, Minnesota
Bird Island 181 City in Minnesota, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fairfax distances to largest Minnesota cities