In 2020, Fairfield, IL had a population of 4.91k people with a median age of 42.7 and a median household income of $42,386. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Fairfield, IL declined from 5,082 to 4,912, a −3.35% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,469 to $42,386, a 7.39% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fairfield, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (94.8%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.67%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.69%), White (Hispanic) (0.57%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.265%).
None of the households in Fairfield, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.
99.5% of the residents in Fairfield, IL are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fairfield, IL are Frontier Community College (215 degrees awarded in 2020).
In 2020, the median property value in Fairfield, IL was $77,600, and the homeownership rate was 63.1%.
Most people in Fairfield, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairfield, IL was 2 cars per household.