Latest Data (2018)
Population 2,767
Nationwide Rank 6461

Quick Facts

Fairfax, Iowa is the 6,461st largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Fairfax, Iowa is a city.

Fairfax, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Fairfax had its largest population ever.

Fairfax, Iowa is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 98% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6451 Palmer Lake, Colorado 2,772 26.5%
6452 Refugio, Texas 2,771 -5.6%
6453 Trinity, Texas 2,771 1.7%
6454 Dallas, Pennsylvania 2,770 8.7%
6455 Guntown, Mississippi 2,770 133.5%
6456 New Cordell, Oklahoma 2,770 -4.3%
6457 Harveys Lake, Pennsylvania 2,769 -3.8%
6458 Kulpmont, Pennsylvania 2,769 -7.0%
6459 Platteville, Colorado 2,769 16.1%
6460 Norton, Kansas 2,768 -7.9%
6461 Fairfax, Iowa 2,767 187.0%
6462 Norway, Michigan 2,767 -6.4%
6463 Knoxville, Illinois 2,765 -12.8%
6464 Fayetteville, West Virginia 2,762 -1.2%
6465 Leadville, Colorado 2,762 -1.9%
6466 Mangum, Oklahoma 2,762 -5.2%
6467 Sonora, Texas 2,762 -4.4%
6468 Wernersville, Pennsylvania 2,762 27.8%
6469 Bar Nunn, Wyoming 2,761 194.6%
6470 Little Flock, Arkansas 2,761 6.1%
6471 Millen, Georgia 2,759 -21.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
4479 Anamosa 5,507 0.0%
4494 Centerville 5,478 -7.2%
4519 Algona 5,428 -5.3%
4546 Clarinda 5,376 -5.2%
4560 Red Oak 5,333 -14.2%
4568 Winterset 5,318 11.7%
4570 Glenwood 5,316 -1.4%
4630 Osceola 5,193 8.8%
4643 DeWitt 5,169
4665 Sheldon 5,110 1.8%
4676 Vinton 5,093 -0.2%
4692 Spirit Lake 5,070 18.6%
4712 Iowa Falls 5,036 -3.0%
4738 Manchester 4,982 -5.5%
4759 Adel 4,954 43.2%
4785 Sergeant Bluff 4,913 47.0%
4797 Cherokee 4,900 -8.4%
4800 Windsor Heights 4,898 2.6%
4806 Shenandoah 4,890 -11.4%
4848 Harlan 4,827 -8.6%
4857 Polk City 4,809 104.7%
4881 Evansdale 4,757 5.1%
4975 Humboldt 4,589 2.9%
5060 Mount Vernon 4,454 16.5%
5131 Camanche 4,353 3.3%
5182 Carlisle 4,282 19.3%
5219 Hampton 4,236 0.6%
5223 Dyersville 4,225 4.3%
5250 Chariton 4,172 -9.0%
5269 Jefferson 4,148 -10.0%
5342 Forest City 4,047 -7.9%
5399 Le Claire 3,970 35.5%
5467 Monticello 3,885 6.4%
5476 Huxley 3,867 65.4%
5538 West Liberty 3,794 13.2%
5546 Carter Lake 3,784 16.3%
5552 Rock Valley 3,775 31.3%
5564 Cresco 3,754 -3.7%
5580 Albia 3,731 -0.7%
5587 Emmetsburg 3,713 -4.8%
5613 Waukon 3,683 -10.7%
5621 Tiffin 3,670 235.4%
5721 Osage 3,547 2.6%
5765 Robins 3,492 89.1%
5830 Eagle Grove 3,417 -7.7%
5846 New Hampton 3,394 -7.9%
5865 Story City 3,370 3.9%
6009 Tipton 3,223 1.8%
6086 Williamsburg 3,149 18.9%
6204 Garner 3,036 3.6%
6254 Milford 2,983 20.0%
6330 West Burlington 2,895 -8.2%
6395 Wilton 2,836 0.0%
6436 Onawa 2,787 -10.0%
6461 Fairfax 2,767 187.0%
6494 Tama 2,745 0.8%
6501 Clarion 2,741 -7.3%
6551 Jesup 2,710 22.5%
6568 Bloomfield 2,694 3.4%
6581 Grundy Center 2,682 2.9%
6585 Solon 2,680 123.5%
6644 Missouri Valley 2,633 -11.8%
6655 Eldora 2,621 -13.6%
6679 Sibley 2,602 -6.6%
6723 Madrid 2,562 5.8%
6729 Center Point 2,557 26.3%
6742 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6753 Kalona 2,541 10.4%
6820 Hawarden 2,486 0.4%
6854 Hudson 2,466 16.3%
6871 Marengo 2,455 -3.2%
6890 Belle Plaine 2,443 -15.0%
6908 West Branch 2,426 9.8%
7049 West Union 2,334 -8.4%
7084 Hull 2,307 17.5%
7088 Cascade 2,303 16.6%
7089 Ely 2,303 99.0%
7090 Mitchellville 2,303 12.7%
7101 Belmond 2,296 -10.2%
7158 La Porte City 2,259 -2.6%
7169 Lamoni 2,252 -7.8%
7175 Lisbon 2,247 17.5%
7245 Bellevue 2,196 -6.9%
7335 Toledo 2,141 -15.5%
7418 Rockwell City 2,096 -5.4%
7453 Postville 2,083 -8.3%
7475 Sac City 2,074 -12.8%
7484 Colfax 2,069 -7.1%
7516 Ida Grove 2,049 -12.3%
7563 Wapello 2,026 -4.4%
7570 Lake Mills 2,022 -5.6%
7583 Sigourney 2,015 -8.9%
7624 Ogden 1,994 -1.7%
7650 Northwood 1,976 -3.4%
7654 Britt 1,973 -3.7%
7681 Sumner 1,961 -6.5%
7700 Epworth 1,952 31.5%
7715 Parkersburg 1,943 3.0%
7733 Atkins 1,933 93.6%
7746 Alta 1,925 3.5%
7775 Audubon 1,912 -19.8%
7849 Monroe 1,874 3.4%
7891 Columbus Junction 1,855 -2.2%
7914 New London 1,846 -4.2%
7919 Denver 1,841 13.6%
7927 Durant 1,837 14.5%
7946 Leon 1,831 -7.1%
7988 Greenfield 1,811 -14.4%
7989 Guttenberg 1,811 -8.6%
8076 Peosta 1,772 167.6%
8166 Prairie City 1,729 26.3%
8179 Stuart 1,726 0.5%
8214 Dallas Center 1,714 6.7%
8262 Pleasantville 1,692 9.5%
8285 Farley 1,682 24.9%
8302 Blue Grass 1,674 43.0%
8322 Pocahontas 1,663 -14.9%
8333 Lake City 1,657 -9.0%
8360 Mount Ayr 1,643 -12.6%
8371 Reinbeck 1,637 -6.2%
8373 Walcott 1,637 7.2%
8410 Remsen 1,621 -7.8%
8439 Moville 1,610 1.1%
8453 Traer 1,604 0.6%
8480 Nashua 1,593 -1.6%
8489 Corydon 1,587 0.0%
8492 Hartley 1,587 -8.1%
8513 Manson 1,578 -16.3%
8619 Avoca 1,531 -4.7%
8627 Mediapolis 1,529 -7.1%
8682 Oakland 1,507 1.4%
8687 Ackley 1,505 -17.0%
8700 Guthrie Center 1,501 -9.6%
8748 Slater 1,483 12.8%
8760 Monona 1,477 -4.2%
8763 Urbana 1,477 42.0%
8771 Akron 1,473 -1.0%
8822 State Center 1,456 8.0%
8840 Corning 1,447 -18.8%
8841 Walford 1,446 17.8%
8884 Logan 1,431 -7.7%
8896 Manning 1,425 -4.1%
8910 Granger 1,420 118.7%
8914 Woodward 1,420 17.7%
8920 Earlham 1,417 9.0%
8929 Montezuma 1,412 -2.7%
8945 Wellman 1,408 -0.9%
8969 Woodbine 1,402 -10.5%
8971 Brooklyn 1,401 2.4%
8974 Kingsley 1,401 12.2%
8976 Bedford 1,400 -13.7%
8987 Lenox 1,397 -0.4%
9011 Lone Tree 1,389 20.6%
9016 Sanborn 1,387 2.5%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 2,767 6,461
2017 2,631 6,637
2016 2,563 6,705
2015 2,497 6,784
2014 2,409 6,903
2013 2,363 6,962
2012 2,295 7,047
2011 2,212 7,162
2010 2,123 7,325
2009 1,950 7,591
2008 1,869 7,725
2007 1,756 7,954
2006 1,600 8,280
2005 1,503 8,520
2004 1,424 8,713
2003 1,293 9,076
2002 1,206 9,370
2001 1,075 9,866
2000 964 10,357
1990 831 10,629