Fairfield employment information

Income per capita$24,166$27,621$28,555
Median household income$39,044$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$55,625$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$23,018$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$35,917$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$12,543$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate3.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level16.8%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fairfield is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fairfield is 27% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fairfield is 47% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fairfield is 8% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Fairfield median earnings by income bracket

Fairfield employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.2%0.8%
Manufacturing sector21.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services5.4%5.0%
Wholesale & retail services14.3%11.5%
Public administration5.6%5.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services13.5%35.2%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Martinsburg, IA151$60,50013%
Packwood, IA306$53,1251%
Maharishi Vedic City, IA682$51,2504%
Richland, IA665$50,7295%
Brighton, IA550$44,68816%
Fairfield, IA9,615$39,04427%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Sparta, WI9,610$42,27721%
Inwood, NY9,609$55,2373%
Bluffton, IN9,621$38,59028%
Rainbow City, AL9,623$46,54813%
Brentwood, PA9,625$52,4552%
Fairfield, IA9,615$39,04427%
Source: The Fairfield, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.