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Population (year 2000): 12,381. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,696 (-5.5% change)
Males: 5,472 (44.2%), Females: 6,909 (55.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $27,845 (year 2000)
Median house value: $71,100 (year 2000)

Fairfield, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fairfield:

  • Black (90.2%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (8.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (1.3%), English (1.3%).Alabama forum

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Fairfield,

For population 25 years and over in Fairfield

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfield city

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +241 (+2.0%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Birmingham, (7.9 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (580.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (1.6 miles Midfield, AL (3.3 miles Brighton, Chapel, AL (3.3 miles McDonald AL (3.5 miles Lipscomb, Grove, AL (4.0 miles Pleasant AL (4.2 miles Edgewater, AL (4.6 miles Minor, AL (6.2 miles Hueytown,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,800
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $193,300

Latitude: 33.48 N, Longitude: 86.92 W

Fairfield, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.5%), Manufacturing (12.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,631 (+13.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 689 (14.5%)

Crime in Fairfield by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 12 5 0
    per 100,000 96.9 40.4 0.0
Rapes 3 9 14
    per 100,000 24.2 72.7 113.1
Robberies 83 74 58
    per 100,000 670.4 597.7 468.5
Assaults 58 30 51
    per 100,000 468.5 242.3 411.9
Burglaries 249 252 314
    per 100,000 2011.1 2035.4 2536.1
Thefts 1,160 1,210 1,236
    per 100,000 9369.2 9773.0 9983.0
Auto thefts 194 181 117
    per 100,000 1566.9 1461.9 945.0
1042.3 947.6 920.6

Average climate in Fairfield, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fairfield,

Fairfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Fairfield city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category 5 tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Fairfield:
  • HEALTHSOUTH METRO WEST HOSPITAL (701 RICHARD M SCRUSHY PARKWAY)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairfield:
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER PRINCETON (about 5 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • UAB MEDICAL WEST (about 5 miles; BESSEMER, AL)
  • BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Fairfield, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairfield:
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 13 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; ID: TCL)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 61 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairfield:
  • BESSEMER (about 13 miles; BESSEMER, AL; ID: EKY)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 24 miles; ALABASTER, AL; ID: EET)
  • BIBB COUNTY (about 40 miles; CENTREVILLE, AL; ID: 0A8)

Amtrak station near Fairfield:
  • 8 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.
College/University in Fairfield:
  • MILES COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,460; Location: 5500 MYRON MASSEY BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfield:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 5 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 26 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 40 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 3,635)
Public high schools in Fairfield:
  • FAIRFIELD HIGH PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 717; Location: 610 VALLEY RD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • FAIRFIELD AREA VOCATIONAL SCHOOL (Location: 610 VALLEY RD; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Fairfield:
  • RESTORATION ACADEMY (Students: 143; Location: 4600 CARNEGIE AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairfield:
  • FOREST HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 587; Location: 7000 GRASELLI RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • DONALD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 390; Location: 715 VALLEY RD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GLEN OAKS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 377; Location: 1301 HIGHLAND DR; Grades: KG - 05)
  • ROBINSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 282; Location: 301 61ST ST; Grades: KG - 05)
  • FAIRFIELD ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 6405 AVE D; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Fairfield:
  • SAINT MARYS CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 197; Location: 6124 MYRON MASSEY BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Fairfield:
  • WALTER J. HANNA MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $371,433; Location: 4615 GARY AVENUE; 47,491 books; 1,063 audio materials; 1,475 video materials; 81 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fairfield: Ramsay Hall (A), Fairfield City Hall (B), Taggart Hall (C), Bell Building (D), Williams Hall (E), McKenzie Hall (F), Brown Hall (G), Alabama Hall (H), Norton Student Center (I), C A Kirkendoll Learning Resources Center (J), Knox-Windham Gymnasium (K), Pitts Hall (L), Murchison Hall (M).

Shopping Centers: Western Hills Mall Shopping Center (1), Bellview Plaza West Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Fairfield include: Thompson African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A), Christ Episcopal Church (B), Shady Grove Methodist Church (C), Crumbley Bethel Baptist Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E), Fairfield First Baptist Church (F), Fairfield First United Methodist Church (G), Fairfield Presbyterian Church (H).

Park in Fairfield: Fairfield City Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Fairfield compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density significantly above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfield:
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfield:
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
TV broadcast stations around Fairfield:
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)

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