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Fairfield Population

Fairfield is a city in California, State of United States, in the North Bay sub-region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Fairfield population in 2023 is estimated to be 120,489, covers city area of 41.39 sq mi (107.21 km2), ranks fifty-third largest city in California State, two-hundred-thirty-seventh city in the United States. Fairfield is 40 miles from the city center of Oakland, less than 19 miles from Napa Valley, 16 miles from the Carquinez Bridge, and 14 miles from the Benicia Bridge. Fairfield population as per 2020 census is 119,881 compared to 2010 population of 105,321 with the increase number of 14,560 people and growth of 13.8 percent. Fairfield city was founded in 1856 by clippership captain Robert H. Waterman, and later named after his former hometown of Fairfield, Connecticut.

Below is the Fairfield population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *119,710-0.143
2022 *120,2970.49
2023 *120,4890.16
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Fairfield Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Fairfield population is 117,136, out of these 56,959 are male, 60,177 are female, The sex ratio of Fairfield is 95. The median age of the Fairfield population is 35.3, Fairfield population by age are, under 18 years is 28,285, 16 years and over is 91,938, 18 years and over is 88,851, 21 years and over is 84,597, 65 years and over is 18,959. 48.6% are male, 51.4% are female, Population of Fairfield by age percent-wise is, 24.1% are under 18 years old, 78.5% are 16 years and over, 75.9% are 18 years and over, 72.2% are 21 years and over, 13.0% are 65 years and over. There are total 39,867 housing units, The voting population of Fairfield are 77,497, out of these 37,584 are male voters, 39,913 are female voters, 48.5% are male, 51.5% are female. Fairfield population in 2022 is estimated to be 120,297, and in 2021 is estimated to be 119,710.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -58,2607.1%
5 - 96,8445.8%
10 - 148,5267.3%
15 - 197,3946.3%
20 - 247,5926.5%
25 - 3419,50516.7%
35 - 4416,58714.2%
45 - 5414,55512.4%
55 - 596,2235.3%
60 - 646,4115.5%
65 - 749,4068.0%
75 - 843,7213.2%
85 and over2,1121.8%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Fairfield Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Fairfield by race are:

White Population

White population in Fairfield, California are 60,766, percentage wise 51.9 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Fairfield, California are 16,993, percentage wise 14.5 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Fairfield, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Fairfield are 18,749, percentage wise 16.0 percent are asians, out of these 1,983 are Asian Indians, 1,782 are Chinese, 10,996 are Filipinos, 672 are Japanese, 728 are Korean, 1,368 are Vietnamese and 1,220 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Fairfield, California are 32,347. Percentage wise 27.6 percent are hispanics, out of these 26,568 are Mexican people, 1,765 are Puerto Ricans, and 4,014 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race117,136Percent
Black or African American16,99314.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native3660.3%
Asian Population18,74916.0%
Asian Indian1,9831.7%
Other Asian Population1,220
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2,3612.0%
Hispanic or Latino32,34727.6%
Puerto Rican1,7651.5%
Other Hispanic or Latino4,014
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Fairfield native population is 89,230, out of these 65,727 born in the California state and 20,795 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 27,906, out of these 15,810 are Naturalized US citizen, 933 are in Europe, 9,834 in Asia, 657 in Africa, 3,902 in Latin America and 259 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Fairfield are 12,096, out of these 77 are from Europe, 4,171 are from Asia, 493 from Africa, 6,908 are from Latin America and 298 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence65,727
Born in other state in the United States20,795
Born outside the United States2,708
Puerto Rico149
U.S. Island Areas456
Born abroad of American parent(s)2,103
Foreign born
Born outside of United States27,906
Naturalized U.S. citizen15,810
Latin America3,902
Northern America259
Not a U.S. citizen12,096
Latin America6,908
Northern America298
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Fairfield Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Fairfield, California are 39,867, Occupied housing units are 37,310, Rental vacancy rate is 3. Percentage of occupancy is 94, 55.50% of houses are owner occupied and 38.09% of houses are renter occupied in Fairfield. There are 66.54 percent of one-unit detached, 4.82 percent of one-units attached, 1.33 percent of two-unit houses, 5.75 percent of three or four unit homes. 3.20 percent are residing in mobile homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 23.49 percent are available with one vehicle, 35.39 percent are available with two vehicles, 30.13 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 4.58 percent are no vehicles available. Total number of Fairfield rental homes or apartments are 15,185, occupied by Renter, The median value of Fairfield average rental rate is $1,808.

Total housing units39,867
Occupied housing units37,310
Occupied housing units percent94
Rental vacancy rate3
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached26,529
1-unit attached1,920
2 units532
3 or 4 units2,294
Mobile home1,277
Boat, RV, van, etc.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Fairfield Housing Market

Fairfield Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Fairfield, California is $452,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.83 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 1.49 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.66 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 1.51 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 1.56 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 28.84 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 19.91 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 0.69 percent are over one million and above.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000332
$50,000 to $99,999596
$100,000 to $149,999263
$150,000 to $199,999600
$200,000 to $299,999623
$300,000 to $499,99911,498
$500,000 to $999,9997,939
$1,000,000 or more274
Median (dollars)452,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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