Fairfax is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,183 people and just one neighborhood, Fairfax is the 319th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Fairfax is a blue-collar town, with 35.60% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Fairfax is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfax who work in office and administrative support (13.19%), sales jobs (11.21%) and food service (7.03%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Fairfax is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Fairfax has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Fairfax has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Fairfax than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Fairfax may be for you.
Fairfax is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.