Fairfield, OH

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Living in Fairfield

Fairfield is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 42,558 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Fairfield is the 26th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fairfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fairfield is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairfield who work in office and administrative support (12.85%), sales jobs (10.80%), and management occupations (9.30%).

Also of interest is that Fairfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Fairfield is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 28.69% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fairfield in 2018 was $31,165, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,660 for a family of four. However, Fairfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fairfield is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fairfield include German, Irish, English, African, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fairfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.