Fairfield is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,912 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fairfield is the 495th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fairfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fairfield is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfield who work in office and administrative support (13.65%), management occupations (10.76%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.85%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Fairfield rank slightly lower than the national average. 15.30% of adults 25 and older in Fairfield have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Fairfield in 2010 was $22,623, which is middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,492 for a family of four. However, Fairfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairfield is an extremely 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. Fairfield also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fairfield include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fairfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Mon-Khmer (Cambodian).