Fairfax, VT Population

Population: 3,765. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,011 (+6.5% change)
Males: 2,014 (53.5%), Females: 1,751 (46.5%)

Franklin County

Median resident age: 33.9 years
Median household income: $51,769
Median house value: $121,200

Races in Fairfax:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.2%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Black (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (20.1%), French (20.1%), Irish (17.1%), French Canadian (11.4%), United States (11.0%), German (7.7%).

Elevation: 400 feet

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax town

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 61.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

1.9% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,394 (+58.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairfax:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairfax:

Other public-use airports nearest to Fairfax:

  • FRANKLIN COUNTY STATE (about 20 miles; HIGHGATE, VT; Abbreviation: FSO)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 30 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
  • PLATTSBURGH INTL (about 32 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Abbreviation: PBG)
Amtrak stations near Fairfax:

  • 12 miles: ST. ALBANS (40 FEDERAL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.
  • 14 miles: BURLINGTON-ESSEX JUNCTION (ESSEX JUNCTION, 29 RAILROAD AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfax:

  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 16 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 17 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 32 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; NORTHFIELD, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,585)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 84 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • ADIRONDACK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 103 miles; QUEENSBURY, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,182)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairfax:

  • BELLOWS FREE ACADEMY (Students: 945; Location: 75 HUNT STREET; Grades: PK – 12)
  • FRANKLIN WEST S.U. (Location: MAIN STREET; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Libraries in Fairfax:

  • FAIRFAX COMMUNITY (Operating income: $128,487; Location: 75 HUNT ST.; 29,230 books; 456 audio materials; 292 video materials; 96 serial subscriptions)
  • GEORGIA PUBLIC (Operating income: $53,228; Location: 1697 ETHAN ALLEN HWY; 9,500 books; 175 audio materials; 147 video materials; 51 serial subscriptions)