Population density (sq mi)3,1529791
Median age37.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%40%43%
Speak English98%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fairfield is 3149% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Fairfield is 4% lower than Alabama
  • In Fairfield 5.82% of the population is White
  • In Fairfield 89.97% of the population is Black
  • In Fairfield 0.06% of the population is Asian

Compare Fairfield, AL Demographics


      Fairfield population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.22%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race2.15%1.76%3.06%
      Other race1.77%1.28%4.75%
      In Fairfield, 1.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Fairfield age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Fairfield, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).