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Income/capita 3%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 43%
IndexFairfieldCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$29,080$31,458$29,829
Median household income$69,396$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,239$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$48,473$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$40,282$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$26,220$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.7%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level12.1%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fairfield is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fairfield is 25% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fairfield is 43% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fairfield is 20% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $46,259$69,396$138,792
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Fairfield median earnings by income bracket

      Fairfield employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry11.8%0.8%
      Manufacturing sector13.9%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services3.7%4.7%
      Wholesale & retail services16.0%14.6%
      Public administration7.6%8.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%2.8%
      Education, health & social services12.2%34.4%
      Other24.5%26.7%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Silverado Resort, CA988$170,161208%
      Port Costa, CA228$136,375147%
      Allendale, CA1,349$135,161144%
      Hartley, CA2,988$89,23561%
      Benicia, CA27,780$87,01157%
      Fairfield, CA110,953$69,39625%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      West Jordan, UT110,928$69,50326%
      Inglewood, CA111,012$44,37720%
      Rochester, MN111,396$65,19518%
      Manchester, NH110,231$54,8991%
      Clearwater, FL111,747$44,56919%
      Fairfield, CA110,953$69,39625%
      Source: The Fairfield, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).