Fairfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 42,767 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Fairfield is the 26th largest community in Ohio.
Fairfield is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fairfield is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfield who work in office and administrative support (15.31%), sales jobs (10.21%), and management occupations (8.38%).
Also of interest is that Fairfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In terms of college education, Fairfield is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.95% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fairfield in 2010 was $28,660, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,640 for a family of four. However, Fairfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fairfield include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Fairfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.