Fairchild Air Force Base, WA Population

Population: 4,357
Males: 2,445 (56.1%), Females: 1,912 (43.9%)

Zip code: 99022

Median resident age: 22.6 years
Median household income: $33,512
Median house value: $55,000

Races in Fairchild AFB:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.1%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Black (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (5.7%)
  • Other race (3.8%)
  • Filipino (1.7%)
  • American Indian (1.5%)
  • Korean (0.7%)
  • Other Asian (0.6%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (19.6%), Irish (13.1%), English (10.3%), United States (6.6%), French (4.5%), Italian (4.0%).

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairchild AFB

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairchild AFB CDP

  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 2.2%

3.8% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairchild AFB:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairchild AFB:

  • FAIRCHILD AFB (about 1 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SKA)
  • SPOKANE INTL (about 8 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: GEG)
  • COEUR D’ALENE AIR TERM (about 59 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Abbreviation: COE)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairchild AFB:

  • FELTS FIELD (about 23 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Abbreviation: SFF)
  • MEAD FLYING SERVICE (about 24 miles; MEAD, WA; Abbreviation: 70S)
  • CROSS WINDS (about 26 miles; CLAYTON, WA; Abbreviation: C72)
Amtrak station near Fairchild AFB:

  • 17 miles: SPOKANE (W. 221 1ST AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairchild AFB:

  • EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 11 miles; CHENEY, WA; Full-time enrollment: 7,852)
  • SPOKANE FALLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 6,284)
  • GONZAGA UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,860)
  • SPOKANE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; SPOKANE, WA; Full-time enrollment: 5,564)
  • WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; PULLMAN, WA; Full-time enrollment: 18,110)
  • NORTH IDAHO COLLEGE (about 61 miles; COEUR D’ALENE, ID; Full-time enrollment: 2,988)
  • UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO (about 86 miles; MOSCOW, ID; Full-time enrollment: 9,823)
Public primary/middle school in Fairchild AFB:

  • MICHAEL ANDERSON ELEMENTARY (Students: 651; Location: 400 W. FAIRCHILD HIGHWAY; Grades: PK – 06)