Fairfield is a tiny town located in the state of Washington. With a population of 606 people and just one neighborhood, Fairfield is the 259th largest community in Washington. Fairfield has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic towns.
Occupations and Workforce
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 town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfield who work in office and administrative support (25.89%), sales jobs (17.41%) and food service (5.80%).
A relatively large number of people in Fairfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.22% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town 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 has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fairfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Fairfield is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.