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Fairfax, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Fairfax had a population of 546 as of July 1, 2017. Fairfax ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfax is located at latitude 40.3395 and longitude -95.392 in Atchison County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairfax (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Atchison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 909 feet.

The City of Fairfax (GNIS ID: 2394731) 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.

The City of Fairfax is located within Township of Clark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Atchison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairfax population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fairfax, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 546
Daytime Population: Workers 130
Daytime Population: Residents 280
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 410
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 546
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,173
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $44,417
Average Household Income $63,422
Per Capita Income $28,143


Total Housing Units 312 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (21.5%)
Median Home Value $68,033
Average Home Value $91,250


Total Households 245
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -2.12% -1.78%
Households -2.06% -1.69%
Families -1.97% -1.8%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Fairfax, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfax to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 482 53rd
Population Density # 270 74th
Diversity Index # 977 6th
Median Household Income # 466 55th
Per Capita Income # 189 82nd

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