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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fairfax is 634. Fairfax, Missouri is the 12,213th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Fairfax was in 1990, when its population was 699. In 1990, Fairfax was the 11,434th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 12,213th largest city in the US. Fairfax is currently 9.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Fairfax has shrunk 1.3% since the year 2000. Fairfax, Missouri is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 63% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
The total voting age population of Fairfax, Missouri, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 533. The voting age population is 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.0% of the residents of Fairfax are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fairfax are 97.0% White, 1.8% Two or more races and 1.2% Black. Additionally, 0.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fairfax, 21.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 32.8%. On a per-household basis, 20.3% of families are below the poverty line in Fairfax.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.2% of Fairfax residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.0% of Fairfax residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 16.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fairfax residents aged 5 and older, 1.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fairfax is 2.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fairfax, 16.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fairfax is $38,125.
In Fairfax, 67.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 32.5% of housing units in Fairfax.
Of all the housing units in Fairfax, 30.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Fairfax, 2.0% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fairfax is $482.
In Fairfax, 70.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.