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Fairfield, Idaho - Basic Facts

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The City of Fairfield had a population of 400 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfield is located at latitude 43.348 and longitude -114.8008 in Camas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Camas County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 5,066 feet.

The City of Fairfield (GNIS ID: 2410475) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fairfield is located within West Camas Division of Camas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairfield: New Soldier.

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Fairfield, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 400
Population in Households 400
Population in Familes 321
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 454
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 113
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (31.6%)
Median Home Value $219,318
Average Home Value $243,898


Median Household Income $40,936
Average Household Income $58,960
Per Capita Income $25,973
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.63% -0.51%
Households -0.46% -0.47%
Families 0.58% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fairfield, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 151 34th
Population Density1 # 165 28th
Diversity Index2 # 114 50th
Median Household Income # 131 43rd
Per Capita Income # 41 82nd

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