Fairfield, CA Demographics

The total population of Fairfield is estimated to be 119,420 with 59,319 males (49.67%) and 60,101 females (50.33%). There are 782 more females than males in Fairfield.
The median household income in Fairfield was $100,119 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 2,438(2.50%) from $97,681 in 2020. This income is 134.20% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Fairfield sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $122,899. Overall, the median household income for the city of Fairfield stands at $97,467.
In Fairfield, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $50,029 for males and $37,864 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $71,170 for males and $63,016 for females.
In Fairfield, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $152,625, while Black or African American households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $72,490.
In 2022, the population of Fairfield was 119,338, a 0.41% decrease year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fairfield's population was 119,835, a decline of 0.03% compared to a population of 119,874 in 2020.
The median age in Fairfield, CA is 35.2, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 21.19% were under the age of 15, 21.16% aged 15 to 29, 44.67% aged 30 to 64, 11.51% aged 65 to 84, and 1.47% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fairfield population: 42.23% are White, 15.90% are Black or African American, 0.58% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 17.70% are Asian, 1.25% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 9.43% are some other race and 12.92% are multiracial.