Also See: Fairfax, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Town of Fairfax had a population of 7,454 as of July 1, 2020. Fairfax ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fairfax is located at latitude 37.9872 and longitude -122.5889 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairfax encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 112 feet.
The Town of Fairfax (GNIS ID: 2412609) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Fairfax is located within Ross Valley CCD of Marin County.
|Total Population||7,454 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,438 (99.8%)|
|Population in Families||5,287 (70.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||16 ( 0.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$121,756|
|Average Household Income||$165,124|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||33%|
|Per Capita Income||$74,129|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,594 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,246 (62.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,140 (31.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||208 ( 5.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$953,590|
|Average Home Value||$1,057,944|
|Housing Affordability Index3||73|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.13%|
|Per Capita Income||2.45%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.29%|
The table below compares Fairfax to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 552||64th|
|Population Density||# 406||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 140||91st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 439||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 101||93rd|
|Diversity Index||# 1377||10th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.