Latest Data (2017)
Population 10,420
Nationwide Rank 2968

Quick Facts

Fairfield, Iowa is the 2,968th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fairfield, Iowa is a city.

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

Fairfield, Iowa is growing somewhat quickly. It is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fairfield, Iowa Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2958 Portage, Wisconsin 10,473 7.6%
2959 Bound Brook, New Jersey 10,468 3.9%
2960 Lincoln Park, New Jersey 10,468 -4.1%
2961 North Branch, Minnesota 10,462 28.1%
2962 Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 10,454 0.2%
2963 Vermilion, Ohio 10,453 -4.3%
2964 Sauk Village, Illinois 10,452 0.3%
2965 Cadillac, Michigan 10,445 4.2%
2966 Columbia, Pennsylvania 10,432 1.0%
2967 Beverly Hills, Michigan 10,425 0.0%
2968 Fairfield, Iowa 10,420 8.6%
2969 Union City, Tennessee 10,420 -4.3%
2970 Richmond Heights, Ohio 10,417 -4.7%
2971 Covington, Louisiana 10,416 20.9%
2972 Manville, New Jersey 10,414 1.4%
2973 Cape Canaveral, Florida 10,413 17.7%
2974 Cambridge, Ohio 10,411 -9.7%
2975 Avon Park, Florida 10,408 22.5%
2976 Kennett, Missouri 10,399 -7.4%
2977 Bastrop, Louisiana 10,395 -20.1%
2978 Oregon, Wisconsin 10,390 37.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Iowa

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1773 Waukee 20,649 269.9%
1915 North Liberty 18,813 243.1%
1924 Altoona 18,699 78.9%
2056 Clive 17,172 32.1%
2176 Indianola 15,990 21.2%
2264 Newton 15,109 -3.1%
2569 Grimes 12,742 148.6%
2598 Boone 12,510 -2.3%
2767 Oskaloosa 11,546 5.0%
2853 Spencer 11,045 -2.5%
2877 Norwalk 10,896 54.4%
2929 Storm Lake 10,611 5.6%
2950 Fort Madison 10,520 -9.5%
2968 Fairfield 10,420 8.6%
2993 Keokuk 10,343 -9.0%
3022 Pella 10,225 2.7%
3038 Waverly 10,126 12.8%
3066 Le Mars 9,967 7.8%
3088 Carroll 9,874 -1.9%
3089 Pleasant Hill 9,873 88.0%
3256 Grinnell 9,027 -0.8%
3408 Mount Pleasant 8,497 -2.6%
3447 Denison 8,362 13.9%
3625 Creston 7,839 3.5%
3650 Webster City 7,787 -4.6%
3678 Decorah 7,701 -5.6%
3720 Sioux Center 7,579 24.7%
3725 Clear Lake 7,562 -7.5%
3738 Perry 7,517 -2.0%
3773 Washington 7,395 4.7%
3779 Charles City 7,373 -5.3%
3790 Hiawatha 7,353 12.7%
3849 Knoxville 7,181 -7.2%
3976 Nevada 6,777 1.3%
4012 Atlantic 6,689 -7.7%
4064 Eldridge 6,543 55.0%
4187 Bondurant 6,178 230.1%
4200 Orange City 6,141 9.0%
4239 Independence 6,050 -0.1%
4276 Oelwein 5,960 -10.7%
4296 Maquoketa 5,920 -3.5%
4351 Estherville 5,793 -12.4%
4427 Asbury 5,586 124.9%
4483 Algona 5,468 -4.6%
4492 Centerville 5,446 -7.8%
4506 Red Oak 5,415 -12.8%
4517 Anamosa 5,391 -2.0%
4545 Clarinda 5,334 -5.9%
4556 Glenwood 5,312 -1.5%
4579 Winterset 5,276 10.8%
4606 DeWitt 5,218

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 10,420 2,968
2016 10,206 3,012
2015 9,892 3,055
2014 9,750 3,071
2013 9,447 3,127
2012 9,476 3,094
2011 9,495 3,084
2010 9,464 3,075
2009 9,201 3,089
2008 9,178 3,084
2007 9,252 3,050
2006 9,207 3,033
2005 9,214 3,007
2004 9,302 2,972
2003 9,356 2,942
2002 9,418 2,911
2001 9,511 2,861
2000 9,592 2,836
1990 9,998 2,450