Population density (sq mi)3,1513,618218
Median age28.033.237.8
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a34%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1861%44%44%
Speak Englishn/a91%84%
Speak Spanishn/a5%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fairfield is 13% lower than Richmond
  • The median age in Fairfield is 16% lower than Richmond
  • In Fairfield 6.52% of the population is White
  • In Fairfield 90.91% of the population is Black
  • In Fairfield 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Richmond, VA Demographics


      Fairfield population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.00%0.46%0.26%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.07%
      Mixed race1.27%3.50%3.37%
      Other race1.30%1.08%2.30%
      In Fairfield, 6.3% 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, Richmond, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).