Fairchild, WI Population

Population: 564. Estimated population in July 2020: 516 (-8.5% change)
Males: 282 (50.0%), Females: 282 (50.0%)

Eau Claire County

Zip code: 54741

Median resident age: 37.4 years
Median household income: $23,625
Median house value: $43,900

Races in Fairchild:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.6%)

Ancestries: German (42.9%), Norwegian (22.2%), Irish (7.3%), Polish (6.2%), English (5.9%), Italian (3.9%).

Elevation: 1080 feet

Land area: 1.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairchild

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairchild village

  • Never married: 18.8%
  • Now married: 57.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+8.7%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairchild:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairchild:

Other public-use airports nearest to Fairchild:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairchild:

  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-EAU CLAIRE (about 39 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,866)
  • CHIPPEWA VALLEY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; EAU CLAIRE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,601)
  • WESTERN WISCONSIN TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 50 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,973)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-LA CROSSE (about 58 miles; LA CROSSE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 8,669)
  • WINONA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 6,568)
  • SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (about 62 miles; WINONA, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,969)
  • UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-STOUT (about 70 miles; MENOMONIE, WI; Full-time enrollment: 7,183)
Public primary/middle school in Fairchild:

  • FAIRCHILD EL (Students: 103; Location: 220 W MAIN; Grades: KG – 05)

Libraries

Library in Fairchild:

  • FAIRCHILD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,309; Location: 200 HURON ST.; 10,917 books; 200 audio materials; 199 video materials; 28 serial subscriptions)