Fairfield Bay is a very small city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 2,280 people and just one neighborhood, Fairfield Bay is the 120th largest community in Arkansas.
Occupations and Workforce
Fairfield Bay is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fairfield Bay is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfield Bay who work in sales jobs (25.00%), teaching (16.59%) and office and administrative support (10.98%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Fairfield Bay is a major vacation destination. Much of the city’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Fairfield Bay’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fairfield Bay has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fairfield Bay a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fairfield Bay spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.62 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Fairfield Bay does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.