What is the current population of Fairfield?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Fairfield is 4,936. Fairfield, Illinois is the 4,784th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Fairfield?

The peak population of Fairfield was in 1990, when its population was 5,579. In 1990, Fairfield was the 3,772nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,784th largest city in the US. Fairfield is currently 11.5% smaller than it was in 1990.

How quickly is Fairfield shrinking?

Fairfield has shrunk 8.7% since the year 2000. Fairfield, Illinois's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Fairfield, Illinois in?

Fairfield is located entirely in Wayne County.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 4,936 4,784
2018 4,981 4,740
2017 5,029 4,709
2016 5,024 4,702
2015 5,040 4,672
2014 5,080 4,639
2013 5,112 4,614
2012 5,087 4,619
2011 5,101 4,598
2010 5,154 4,556
2009 5,080 4,558
2008 5,144 4,499
2007 5,178 4,457
2006 5,113 4,465
2005 5,156 4,425
2004 5,196 4,381
2003 5,267 4,330
2002 5,342 4,271
2001 5,409 4,223
2000 5,407 4,214
1990 5,579 3,772

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
4774 Kingsford, Michigan 4,951 -10.6%
4775 Richland Center, Wisconsin 4,951 -3.8%
4776 Westlake, Louisiana 4,951 5.9%
4777 Sparta, Tennessee 4,949 7.3%
4778 Wildwood, New Jersey 4,948 -8.7%
4779 Breckenridge, Colorado 4,945 73.4%
4780 Centreville, Maryland 4,944 149.0%
4781 Eagar, Arizona 4,941 22.1%
4782 Circle Pines, Minnesota 4,938 5.8%
4783 Bolivar, Tennessee 4,936 -15.2%
4784 Fairfield, Illinois 4,936 -8.7%
4785 Maize, Kansas 4,934 100.8%
4786 Pleasant Garden, North Carolina 4,932 4.4%
4787 Kanab, Utah 4,931 37.2%
4788 Long View, North Carolina 4,930 3.8%
4789 Sheridan, Arkansas 4,929 23.2%
4790 Northvale, New Jersey 4,927 10.2%
4791 Penn Yan, New York 4,925 -5.4%
4792 Toronto, Ohio 4,923 -12.9%
4793 Salem, Missouri 4,919 -1.3%
4794 Keyser, West Virginia 4,915 -8.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
3124 Highland 9,834 15.2%
3133 Itasca 9,805 17.2%
3145 Peru 9,730 -1.2%
3163 Winfield 9,636 9.0%
3242 Steger 9,221 -4.9%
3244 Bethalto 9,210 -3.7%
3247 Lynwood 9,194 15.0%
3255 Flossmoor 9,155 -2.0%
3282 Harvard 9,060 11.2%
3283 Rochelle 9,052 -6.4%
3300 Manteno 9,002 37.5%
3304 LaSalle 8,986 -9.1%
3325 Monmouth 8,886 -9.4%
3338 Glencoe 8,826 0.9%
3354 Clarendon Hills 8,752 11.3%
3358 Rock Falls 8,740 -8.9%
3368 Glenwood 8,715 -3.3%
3380 Olney 8,674 -1.1%
3383 Hawthorn Woods 8,666 40.9%
3403 Mahomet 8,605 71.4%
3407 Willowbrook 8,579 -5.1%
3411 Lake Villa 8,573 38.5%
3416 Riverside 8,563 -3.5%
3432 Harrisburg 8,513 -13.6%
3462 Savoy 8,401 86.3%
3490 Harwood Heights 8,333 0.3%
3510 Paris 8,285 -10.0%
3526 Manhattan 8,240 141.3%
3536 Chester 8,213 -2.4%
3541 Jerseyville 8,200 2.3%
3569 West Dundee 8,113 43.2%
3587 Gilberts 8,076 526.0%
3606 Crete 8,023 2.5%
3609 Island Lake 8,020 -2.0%
3611 Oak Brook 8,016 -7.3%
3615 Mascoutah 7,994 38.6%
3625 Maryville 7,952 61.8%
3628 Hillside 7,933 -2.5%
3636 Long Grove 7,905 16.0%
3641 Lincolnshire 7,893 28.3%
3669 West Frankfort 7,823 -4.9%
3696 Round Lake Park 7,747 27.8%
3724 South Beloit 7,624 40.1%
3726 Broadview 7,618 -7.6%
3732 Calumet Park 7,602 -10.6%
3769 Silvis 7,475 2.8%
3772 Princeton 7,468 -0.6%
3779 Rockton 7,441 36.0%
3781 Park City 7,438 11.5%
3782 Marengo 7,437 15.8%
3788 Sandwich 7,418 12.7%
3794 Murphysboro 7,406 -14.8%
3802 Inverness 7,376 5.3%
3815 Robinson 7,341 8.0%
3926 Orland Hills 7,023 3.2%
3930 Mount Carmel 7,001 -12.2%
3931 Mendota 6,994 -3.9%
3936 Salem 6,971 -11.6%
3963 University Park 6,887 2.2%
3974 Clinton 6,857 -8.5%
3977 Benton 6,851 -1.0%
4016 Litchfield 6,715 -3.7%
4028 Vandalia 6,684 -4.3%
4058 Winthrop Harbor 6,618 -1.9%
4075 Stickney 6,566 6.9%
4106 Geneseo 6,495 -0.1%
4133 North Riverside 6,429 -3.7%
4137 Greenville 6,417 -8.7%
4158 Johnsburg 6,368 16.9%
4197 Hampshire 6,251 109.2%
4224 Braidwood 6,186 17.3%
4248 Bartonville 6,113 -3.3%
4275 Chillicothe 6,012 0.6%
4280 Elburn 5,997 111.6%
4293 Hillsboro 5,970 -6.2%
4296 Lakemoor 5,967 103.5%
4299 East Alton 5,954 -12.6%
4300 Metropolis 5,945 -9.4%
4306 Countryside 5,933 -2.2%
4336 Posen 5,865 23.8%
4343 Carterville 5,847 24.4%
4361 Volo 5,813 2694.7%
4367 Mount Zion 5,795 18.7%
4376 Peoria Heights 5,779 -12.4%
4412 Spring Grove 5,706 42.6%
4423 Du Quoin 5,670 -12.2%
4434 Wilmington 5,653 4610.8%
4436 Pontoon Beach 5,641 -1.9%
4442 Willow Springs 5,621 8.9%
4465 Lake Bluff 5,562 -8.3%
4485 Monticello 5,534 7.6%
4501 Carlinville 5,481 -9.3%
4513 Beardstown 5,446 -5.9%
4517 Robbins 5,438 -17.9%
4533 Coal City 5,409 11.3%
4547 Northfield 5,386 -3.1%
4552 Pana 5,376 -9.5%
4554 Pinckneyville 5,372 -2.0%
4598 Eureka 5,283 5.1%
4624 Genoa 5,237 23.3%
4632 Highwood 5,224 -4.6%
4655 Creve Coeur 5,169 -4.9%
4676 Spring Valley 5,125 -5.8%
4682 Colona 5,120 -1.8%
4690 Poplar Grove 5,104 172.9%
4712 Monee 5,061 66.0%
4719 Berkeley 5,048 -3.6%
4741 Hoopeston 5,009 -16.2%
4751 South Barrington 4,996 32.0%
4753 Milan 4,991 -6.9%
4771 Staunton 4,954 -3.6%
4784 Fairfield 4,936 -8.7%
4807 Centreville 4,897 -17.5%
4826 Lake Barrington 4,868 1.9%
4833 Flora 4,852 -4.0%
4849 Marseilles 4,834 3.2%
4856 Stone Park 4,826 -5.7%
4861 Carmi 4,811 -11.0%
4874 Olympia Fields 4,790 1.1%
4884 Watseka 4,767 -15.9%
4902 Palos Park 4,736 -2.5%
4937 Sherman 4,679 61.1%
4961 Auburn 4,623 4.0%
4989 Fox River Grove 4,573 -8.5%
5048 Shelbyville 4,495 -9.2%
5054 Breese 4,483 9.5%
5072 West Peoria 4,455 -6.1%
5082 Sullivan 4,433 1.6%
5086 Beecher 4,427 108.0%
5101 Cortland 4,408 106.5%
5110 Lawrenceville 4,399 -6.8%
5139 Tuscola 4,363 -2.6%
5209 Sparta 4,273 -6.6%
5227 Pittsfield 4,254 -8.1%
5234 Freeburg 4,242 3.7%
5236 Lebanon 4,238 19.2%
5242 Deer Park 4,225 34.5%
5260 Barrington Hills 4,190 5.8%
5265 Hometown 4,177 -6.3%
5305 Paxton 4,125 -10.0%
5315 Caseyville 4,110 -5.6%
5319 Peotone 4,105 20.3%
5325 Anna 4,100 -20.2%
5335 Burnham 4,088 -1.9%
5349 Rosemont 4,066 -3.6%
5388 Kildeer 4,012 12.9%
5392 South Chicago Heights 4,003 0.9%
5395 Lakewood 4,001 68.1%
5409 Morrison 3,988 -10.9%
5412 Dwight 3,984 -8.9%
5461 Eldorado 3,910 -13.5%
5468 Green Oaks 3,897 7.7%
5477 Wonder Lake 3,882 34.2%
5481 Dupo 3,877 -1.4%
5487 Washington Park 3,865 -34.8%
5495 St. Joseph 3,860 29.5%
5502 Millstadt 3,857 30.4%
5524 Smithton 3,816 60.1%
5532 Marshall 3,811 -2.6%
5568 Madison 3,758 -17.2%
5594 Coal Valley 3,723 2.7%
5597 Indian Head Park 3,719 0.9%
5605 Rochester 3,709 28.3%
5612 Metamora 3,699 35.2%
5629 Byron 3,668 20.6%
5645 Wadsworth 3,651 7.9%
5670 Fairbury 3,622 -8.8%
5713 Dixmoor 3,563 -9.4%
5714 Riverwoods 3,562 -7.6%
5716 Oglesby 3,559 -2.2%
5717 Hainesville 3,557 65.2%
5777 Le Roy 3,493 4.5%
5785 Red Bud 3,480 1.2%
5786 Forsyth 3,479 41.4%
5794 Oregon 3,470 -14.6%
5821 Riverton 3,434 10.7%
5822 Aledo 3,432 -4.8%
5828 Germantown Hills 3,423 49.6%
5851 Tolono 3,392 24.9%
5852 Johnston City 3,389 -4.4%
5900 Virden 3,330 -4.4%
5918 Fulton 3,315 -14.6%
5998 Sleepy Hollow 3,244 -9.0%
6001 New Baden 3,241 7.6%
6008 Gibson City 3,233 -4.2%
6022 East Dundee 3,216 7.7%
6048 Carlyle 3,186 -6.4%
6051 Georgetown 3,185 -12.0%
6086 Galena 3,158 -8.8%
6144 South Jacksonville 3,102 -10.6%
6151 Momence 3,094 -1.8%
6156 Gillespie 3,088 -9.0%
6190 Abingdon 3,051 -15.3%
6231 Nashville 3,011 -4.3%
6249 Winnebago 2,991 0.4%
6252 Havana 2,987 -16.3%
6261 Sumner 2,980 192.4%
6285 North Barrington 2,952 -0.6%
6291 Westville 2,945 -7.0%
6359 Cherry Valley 2,877 28.8%
6369 Heyworth 2,867 16.2%
6372 Bushnell 2,866 -11.7%
6376 Newton 2,863 -6.2%
6393 Rushville 2,847 -11.5%
6409 Arcola 2,831 -0.4%
6442 Savanna 2,797 -21.0%
6448 Mount Morris 2,794 -8.1%
6505 McLeansboro 2,746 -6.6%
6525 El Paso 2,730 -0.3%
6531 Knoxville 2,726 -14.0%
6543 Lena 2,719 -6.0%
6549 Christopher 2,717 -4.4%
6550 Hamilton 2,715 -10.1%
6589 Tilton 2,686 -18.1%
6594 Ford Heights 2,682 -22.1%
6648 Marquette Heights 2,645 -5.4%
6650 Round Lake Heights 2,645 93.2%
6653 Pawnee 2,640 0.0%
6672 Casey 2,620 -10.8%
6707 Trenton 2,590 -1.2%
6801 Sheridan 2,520 4.5%
6810 Diamond 2,506 77.7%
6850 Galva 2,478 -11.4%
6857 Kenilworth 2,475 -0.6%

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