Fairfield Covington County, Alabama

Fairfield: City in Alabama, United States

About

Fairfield is a city located in the county of Covington in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,117. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,457 inhabitants.

The city was created 112 years ago in 1909.

Fairfield Quick Facts

Population : 10,457 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Covington County
Postal code : 35064
Phone Area Codes : 205
Water as percent of area : 0%
Land as percent of area : 100%
Altitude : 561 feet / 171 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1910 (112 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:15:06 (29th September 2022)
Population growth : -6.31% (2010-2020)
Fairfield locator map
Location of Fairfield on Alabama map.
U. S. Steel Fairfield Works in Fairfield  Alabama image
U. S. Steel Fairfield Works in Fairfield Alabama
U. S. Steel Fairfield Works in Fairfield  Alabama image

Geography

Fairfield is located at 31°15'7"N 86°38'44"W (31.2518400, -86.6455200).

Fairfield map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fairfield decreased by 6.31% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 10,381 - census
2010 11,117 6.62% census
2011 11,062 -0.5% estimation process
2012 10,993 -0.63% estimation process
2013 11,011 0.16% estimation process
2014 10,956 -0.5% estimation process
2015 10,880 -0.7% estimation process
2016 10,789 -0.84% estimation process
2017 10,705 -0.78% estimation process
2018 10,645 -0.56% estimation process
2019 10,568 -0.73% estimation process
2020 10,457 -1.06% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,568
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 11,106
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 10,000
April 1, 2010 Population : 11,117
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 19.9%
People over 65 (%) : 16.2%
Female persons, % : 57.6%
White only, percent : 5.9%
Black or African American alone, percent : 91.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 1.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 5.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 550
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 0.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.2%

Fairfield zip code is 35064. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 01073

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,067
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $423
2015-2019 median gross rent : $754
2015-2019 Households : 4,441
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 63.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,349
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,408
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 123,633
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,210
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,652
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,043
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 723
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 306
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 353
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 625
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 51
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 70
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 607
2010 population per square mile : 3,202.6
2010 land area in square miles : 3.47
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 54.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $99,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,067
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $423
2015-2019 median gross rent : $754
2015-2019 Households : 4,441
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 79.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 3.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 63.8%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 15.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,349
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 19,408
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 123,633
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,210
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,652
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,043
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 723
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 306
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 353
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 625
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 51
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 70
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 607
2010 population per square mile : 3,202.6
2010 land area in square miles : 3.47

People born in Fairfield (23)

People born in Fairfield, including basketball player DeWanna Bonner, actor, television personality, writer, narrator, speaker George Lindsey, politician James MacKay, .

List

  • Cleveland Eaton (American musician) he was born in 31/08/1939
  • Jim Pyburn (American baseball player) he was born in 01/11/1932
  • Jim Tolbert (American football player) he was born in 12/03/1944
  • Spider Martin (American photographer) he was born in 01/04/1939
  • Tim Johnson (Player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 07/02/1978
  • U. W. Clemon (United States federal judge) he was born in 01/01/1943
  • Walter Gilbert (American football player (1915-1979)) he was born in 05/02/1915
  • Red Cochran (American football player and coach (1922-2004)) he was born in 02/08/1922
  • Demetrius Newton (American politician) he was born in 15/03/1928
  • Harry Malmberg (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 31/07/1925
  • Gino Parks (American artist) he was born in 26/07/1933
  • Johannes Weertman (American university teacher) he was born in 11/05/1925
  • Charlie Holm (American-football player)
  • Tim Melson he was born in 01/01/1960
  • Doug Jones (United States Senator from Alabama) he was born in 04/05/1954
  • James Owens (American football coach and running back) he was born in 09/07/1951
  • James Gammill (American MD et psychoanalyst) he was born in 30/04/1925
  • Beverly P. Baker (American lawyer (1944-2020)) she was born in 14/01/1944

Schools in Fairfield

College & universities near Fairfield, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101994 Reid State Technical College Evergreen (AL) 36401

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfield, AL

Code Name Address Type
CMD Camden, AL 8 Claiborne Street \r\n8 Claiborne Street \r\n BUS
GVH Grove Hill, AL 430 South Jackson Street BUS

Post offices near Fairfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
River Fall Post Office River Falls (AL) 36476

Other places with the same name (23)

Other cities in Covington County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Covington County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Andalusia 8,677 City in Covington County, Alabama, USA
Opp 6,313 City in Covington County, Alabama, United States
Florala 1,891 City in Covington County, Alabama, United States
Babbie 599 Town in Covington County, Alabama, USA
River Falls 528 Town in Covington County, Alabama
Lockhart 497 Town
Carolina 294 Town of the United States
Sanford 259 Town in Covington County, Alabama, United States
Heath 252 Town in Alabama, USA
Horn Hill 227 Town
Gantt 214 Town
Onycha 180 Town
Libertyville 110 Town

Distance to Other Cities

Fairfield distances to largest Alabama cities