Fairfield County, OH Demographics

The total population of Fairfield County is estimated to be 159,371 with 79,759 males (50.05%) and 79,612 females (49.95%). There are 147 less females than males in Fairfield County.
The median household income in Fairfield County was $83,491 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 3,145(3.91%) from $80,346 in 2020. This income is 111.91% 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 County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $103,016. Overall, the median household income for the county of Fairfield County stands at $82,486.
In Fairfield County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $51,307 for males and $32,962 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $64,480 for males and $48,925 for females.
In Fairfield County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Black or African American households have the highest median household income at $108,547, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $40,988.
In 2022, the population of Fairfield County was 162,898, a 1.06% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fairfield County's population was 161,182, an increase of 1.09% compared to a population of 159,443 in 2020.
The median age in Fairfield County, OH is 39.5, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 19.68% were under the age of 15, 18.48% aged 15 to 29, 46.19% aged 30 to 64, 14.00% aged 65 to 84, and 1.65% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fairfield County population: 85% are White, 8.16% are Black or African American, 0.06% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.99% are Asian, 0.08% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 0.90% are some other race and 3.81% are multiracial.