Fairfield is located in south Illinois. Fairfield is part of Wayne County. Fairfield has 4.02 square miles of land area and 0.03 square miles of water area. As of 2010, the total Fairfield population is 5,154, which has shrunk 4.93% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 3.31% and is much lower than the national average rate of 9.71%. Fairfield median household income is $31,006 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 20.19% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 22.03% and is lower than the national average rate of 26.32%. Fairfield median house value is $62,900 in 2008-2012 and has grown by 35.85% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 45.87% and is lower than the national average rate of 51.67%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fairfield is close to the state average in quality. The Fairfield area code is 618.
Fairfield, IL Map, Border, and Nearby Locations
* Based on the U.S. 2010 Data