Latest Data (2017)
Population 2,631
Nationwide Rank 6637

Quick Facts

Fairfax, Iowa is the 6,637th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fairfax, Iowa is a city.

Fairfax, Iowa is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fairfax had its largest population ever.

Fairfax, Iowa is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 100% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
6627 Timberville, Virginia 2,645 31.2%
6628 Homedale, Idaho 2,643 4.3%
6629 Wilburton, Oklahoma 2,642 -10.8%
6630 Cambridge Springs, Pennsylvania 2,640 11.8%
6631 Chewelah, Washington 2,637 20.4%
6632 Foley, Minnesota 2,634 22.0%
6633 Cadiz, Kentucky 2,633 10.9%
6634 Hoxie, Arkansas 2,632 -6.0%
6635 Mondovi, Wisconsin 2,632 -0.1%
6636 Chester Heights, Pennsylvania 2,631 6.0%
6637 Fairfax, Iowa 2,631 172.9%
6638 Sandstone, Minnesota 2,631 9.6%
6639 Avoca, Pennsylvania 2,630 -7.3%
6640 Glen Rose, Texas 2,627 20.1%
6641 Jemison, Alabama 2,627 3.3%
6642 Potosi, Missouri 2,627 -3.0%
6643 Solon, Iowa 2,626 119.0%
6644 Wilson's Mills, North Carolina 2,626 92.3%
6645 Loudonville, Ohio 2,624 -10.8%
6646 Tahoka, Texas 2,624 -8.8%
6647 Alburtis, Pennsylvania 2,622 23.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4606 DeWitt 5,218
4655 Vinton 5,114 0.1%
4668 Spirit Lake 5,096 19.2%
4682 Osceola 5,076 6.4%
4686 Sheldon 5,067 0.9%
4699 Iowa Falls 5,048 -2.8%
4715 Manchester 5,016 -4.9%
4749 Windsor Heights 4,953 3.7%
4774 Shenandoah 4,909 -11.1%
4777 Cherokee 4,905 -8.3%
4800 Harlan 4,881 -7.6%
4854 Evansdale 4,763 5.3%
4893 Sergeant Bluff 4,706 40.8%
4928 Polk City 4,646 97.7%
4955 Humboldt 4,597 3.1%
5052 Mount Vernon 4,435 16.0%
5088 Adel 4,386 26.8%
5146 Camanche 4,305 2.2%
5199 Carlisle 4,238 18.0%
5200 Hampton 4,237 0.6%
5211 Dyersville 4,220 4.1%
5257 Jefferson 4,150 -10.0%
5278 Chariton 4,122 -10.0%
5300 Forest City 4,091 -6.9%
5394 Le Claire 3,969 35.5%
5465 Monticello 3,871 6.1%
5527 Carter Lake 3,787 16.4%
5533 Huxley 3,782 61.8%
5537 Cresco 3,776 -3.1%
5542 Emmetsburg 3,771 -3.3%
5548 Albia 3,762 0.0%
5554 West Liberty 3,755 12.0%
5558 Rock Valley 3,746 30.2%
5589 Waukon 3,697 -10.4%
5687 Osage 3,574 3.3%
5768 Robins 3,470 87.9%
5800 Eagle Grove 3,428 -7.5%
5816 New Hampton 3,413 -7.4%
5833 Story City 3,396 4.7%
5863 Tiffin 3,361 207.2%
6005 Tipton 3,218 1.6%
6075 Williamsburg 3,139 18.5%
6185 Garner 3,052 4.1%
6206 Milford 3,025 21.7%
6298 West Burlington 2,927 -7.2%
6390 Wilton 2,832 0.0%
6409 Onawa 2,809 -9.3%
6452 Tama 2,775 1.9%
6458 Clarion 2,769 -6.4%
6543 Jesup 2,708 22.4%
6566 Grundy Center 2,689 3.2%
6587 Bloomfield 2,676 2.8%
6622 Eldora 2,653 -12.5%
6624 Missouri Valley 2,649 -11.3%
6637 Fairfax 2,631 172.9%
6643 Solon 2,626 119.0%
6662 Sibley 2,611 -6.3%
6688 Madrid 2,587 6.8%
6732 Center Point 2,551 26.0%
6737 Rock Rapids 2,549 -0.7%
6740 Kalona 2,544 10.5%
6806 Hawarden 2,491 0.6%
6859 Marengo 2,451 -3.3%
6878 Belle Plaine 2,441 -15.1%
6938 West Branch 2,393 8.3%
6992 Hudson 2,354 11.0%
7008 West Union 2,346 -7.9%
7050 Belmond 2,317 -9.4%
7064 Hull 2,309 17.6%
7075 Mitchellville 2,303 12.7%
7111 Cascade 2,285 15.7%
7133 La Porte City 2,272 -2.0%
7141 Lamoni 2,267 -7.2%
7175 Lisbon 2,239 17.1%
7191 Ely 2,230 92.7%
7272 Bellevue 2,175 -7.8%
7286 Toledo 2,164 -14.6%
7367 Rockwell City 2,114 -4.6%
7407 Sac City 2,098 -11.8%
7411 Postville 2,096 -7.7%
7476 Ida Grove 2,066 -11.6%
7477 Colfax 2,064 -7.3%
7553 Wapello 2,023 -4.6%
7554 Ogden 2,022 -0.3%
7559 Lake Mills 2,019 -5.8%
7595 Sigourney 2,002 -9.4%
7614 Sumner 1,993 -5.0%
7626 Britt 1,985 -3.1%
7657 Northwood 1,970 -3.7%
7701 Parkersburg 1,946 3.2%
7703 Epworth 1,945 31.0%
7723 Audubon 1,937 -18.7%
7725 Alta 1,936 4.1%
7853 Atkins 1,870 87.3%
7867 Monroe 1,864 2.9%
7880 Columbus Junction 1,859 -2.0%
7886 New London 1,857 -3.6%
7913 Leon 1,843 -6.4%
7922 Denver 1,838 13.4%
7930 Durant 1,833 14.3%
7943 Guttenberg 1,828 -7.8%
7980 Greenfield 1,809 -14.5%
8176 Prairie City 1,727 26.2%
8237 Peosta 1,699 156.6%
8239 Dallas Center 1,698 5.7%
8251 Stuart 1,695 -1.2%
8255 Pocahontas 1,693 -13.4%
8283 Blue Grass 1,680 43.5%
8284 Farley 1,679 24.7%
8299 Lake City 1,670 -8.3%
8307 Mount Ayr 1,666 -11.4%
8314 Pleasantville 1,664 7.7%
8357 Remsen 1,641 -6.7%
8360 Walcott 1,640 7.4%
8375 Reinbeck 1,637 -6.2%
8398 Traer 1,627 2.0%
8422 Moville 1,613 1.3%
8443 Corydon 1,607 1.1%
8463 Nashua 1,598 -1.2%
8484 Manson 1,589 -15.7%
8487 Hartley 1,587 -8.1%
8601 Mediapolis 1,536 -6.6%
8622 Ackley 1,525 -15.9%
8641 Avoca 1,518 -5.5%
8670 Oakland 1,506 1.4%
8681 Guthrie Center 1,503 -9.5%
8692 Slater 1,500 14.1%
8727 Monona 1,488 -3.5%
8758 Corning 1,475 -17.2%
8769 Urbana 1,470 41.3%
8770 Fayette 1,469 8.8%
8798 Akron 1,461 -1.8%
8805 State Center 1,459 8.2%
8831 Walford 1,450 18.1%
8840 Manning 1,443 -2.9%
8855 Logan 1,439 -7.2%
8885 Kingsley 1,426 14.2%
8886 Woodward 1,426 18.2%
8902 Wellman 1,419 -0.1%
8931 Montezuma 1,409 -2.9%
8942 Woodbine 1,407 -10.2%
8968 Earlham 1,400 7.6%
8971 Lenox 1,400 -0.2%
8975 Bedford 1,398 -13.9%
8987 Granger 1,394 114.7%
8992 Brooklyn 1,391 1.6%
9015 Sanborn 1,384 2.3%
9037 Lone Tree 1,376 19.5%
9058 Clarksville 1,372 -4.7%
9063 Nora Springs 1,371 -10.3%
9082 Holstein 1,364 -6.9%
9111 Tripoli 1,353 3.6%
9150 Dysart 1,333 2.4%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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