Fairfield, AL Population

Population: 12,381. Estimated population in July 2020: 11,696 (-5.5% change)
Males: 5,472 (44.2%), Females: 6,909 (55.8%)

Zip code: 35064

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

Races in Fairfield:

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

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

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Fairfield, AL

Population

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%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fairfield:

  • HEALTHSOUTH METRO WEST HOSPITAL (701 RICHARD M SCRUSHY PARKWAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairfield:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairfield:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 13 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 51 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 61 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Fairfield:

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.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Fairfield:

  • MILES COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,460; Location: 5500 MYRON MASSEY BLVD; Private, not-for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 26 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 40 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)

Schools

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)

Libraries

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)