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Fairfield, Washington - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairfield had a population of 648 as of July 1, 2017. Fairfield ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfield is located at latitude 47.3848 and longitude -117.1748 in Spokane County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Spokane County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,582 feet.

The Town of Fairfield (GNIS ID: 2412612) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Fairfield is located within Rockford Division of Spokane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairfield: Regis, Truax, T'u'washa'lqw.

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Fairfield, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 648
Daytime Population: Workers 114
Daytime Population: Residents 369
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 483
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 520
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density2 1,054
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $43,123
Average Household Income $54,864
Per Capita Income $21,342


Total Housing Units 250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 191 (76.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $132,328
Average Home Value $173,575


Total Households 234
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 165
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.79% 0.79%
Households 0.54% 0.84%
Families 1.05% 0.72%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Fairfield, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 439 30th
Population Density # 284 55th
Diversity Index # 537 14th
Median Household Income # 499 21st
Per Capita Income # 542 14th

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