Fairfield Essex County, New Jersey

Fairfield: Township in Cumberland County, New Jersey

Fairfield locator map
Location of Fairfield on New Jersey map.

About

Fairfield is a township located in the county of Essex in the U.S. state of New Jersey. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,466 and a population density of 170 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,459 inhabitants.

The township was created 324 years ago in 1696.

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Trinity AME Gouldtown NJ
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Geography

Fairfield is located at 40°53'1"N 74°18'22"W (40.8837100, -74.3059800). It has 2 neighbors: City of Bridgeton and Millville.

Fairfield map

Weather

Fairfield forecast: A chance of rain showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 6 to 13 mph. more

Fairfield Quick Facts

Population : 7,459 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : New Jersey (United States)
County : Essex County
Different from : Fairfield Township
Area : 43.95 km2
Altitude : 52 feet / 16 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1697 (324 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 15:43:44 (18th October 2021)
Postal code : 07004
Density : 170 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.09% (2010-2020)
Weather : 58℉ Mostly Sunny then Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Fairfield has 2 neighbours.

  • City of Bridgeton city in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States
  • Millville city in Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Fairfield decreased by 0.09% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,466 - census
2011 7,486 0.27% estimation process
2012 7,473 -0.17% estimation process
2013 7,482 0.12% estimation process
2014 7,493 0.15% estimation process
2015 7,497 0.05% estimation process
2016 7,502 0.07% estimation process
2017 7,497 -0.07% estimation process
2018 7,489 -0.11% estimation process
2019 7,474 -0.2% estimation process
2020 7,459 -0.2% estimation process

Fairfield zip code is 07004. County name: Essex, County fips: 34013

Fairfield (New Jersey), Feurfild, Феърфилд

People born in Fairfield (1)

American baseball player Harold Gould was born in Fairfield

Schools in Fairfield

College & universities near Fairfield, NJ

Code Name City ZIP
183725 Fortis Institute-Wayne Wayne (NJ) 07470

Stations (17)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fairfield, NJ

Code Name Address Type
NWK Pennsylvania Station 1 Raymond Plaza West RAIL
EWR Newark Liberty International Airport Newark Liberty International Airport RAIL
NYP Pennsylvania Station 8th Ave 31st Street / 8th Ave 33rd Street RAIL
YNY Yonkers station 5 Buena Vista Ave. RAIL
MET Metropark station 100 Middlesex-Essex Turnpike RAIL

Post offices near Fairfield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fairfield Post Office Fairfield (NJ) 07004

Other places with the same name (23)

Other cities in Essex County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Essex County , NJ. (more)

City Name Population Title
Newark 282,520 Most populous city in the state of New Jersey, United States; county seat of Essex County, New Jersey
East Orange 64,630 City in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Irvington 54,226 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Bloomfield 49,810 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
West Orange 47,473 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Montclair 38,509 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Belleville 36,446 Township in New Jersey
Livingston 30,397 Township in New Jersey, United States
Orange 30,134 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Nutley 28,457 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
Maplewood 25,985 Township in Essex County, New Jersey, United States
South Orange 17,295 Town in Essex County, New Jersey
Verona 13,637 Township in Essex County, New Jersey
Clinton 12,881 Town in New Jersey, United States
Cedar Grove 12,457 Township in Essex County, New Jersey
Caldwell 7,943 Town in Essex County, New Jersey, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Fairfield distances to largest New Jersey cities