Living in Fairfax, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fairfax SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
4

Fairfax, CA Crime Report

122
Total Crimes
1,601.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-37.66%
Below National Average

Fairfax, CA Cost Of Living

193
Fairfax's Overall Cost Of Living
1.9x
Higher Than The National Average

Fairfax, California Info Snack

Fairfax is an incorporated town in Marin County, California, United States. Fairfax is located 3.25 miles (5.2 km) west-northwest of San Rafael, at an elevation of 115 feet (35 m). The population is 7,441 at the 2010 census. Fairfax is the only town in America that holds a Green Party majority in the town council.
Population
7,591
Unemployment
3.4%
Poverty
4.7%
Median Home
$820,000
Median Income
$107,582
Median Rent
$1,899

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Map Of Fairfax, CA

Population over time in Fairfax

Year Population % Change
2017 7,591 -0.3%
2016 7,616 0.2%
2015 7,598 0.2%
2014 7,584 0.5%
2013 7,546 0.6%
2012 7,503 0.8%
2011 7,446 0.5%
2010 7,410 0.9%
2009 7,346 -
Crime/100k Fairfax CA USA
Violent Crime 78.7 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 13.1 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 52.5 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 1522.3 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 275.6 416.2 376.0
Larceny 1181.1 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 65.6 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fairfax

White
81.8% (6,207)
African American
0.4% (27)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
4.6% (352)
Hawaiian
0.3% (19)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
4.4% (331)
Hispanic
8.6% (655)
Race Fairfax CA USA
White 81.8% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 0.4% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.6% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 8.6% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Fairfax, California

Less than $10,000
4.8% (36,275)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.0% (15,226)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.4% (33,588)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.8% (59,563)
$35,000 to $49,999
6.0% (45,680)
$50,000 to $74,999
12.0% (91,360)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (70,311)
$100,000 to $149,999
23.6% (179,138)
$150,000 to $199,999
12.4% (94,271)
$200,000 or more
17.6% (133,682)
Income Fairfax CA USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.4% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.8% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 6.0% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 12.0% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 23.6% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 12.4% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 17.6% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Fairfax

Female
55.5% (4,212)
Male
44.5% (3,379)
Gender Fairfax CA USA
Female 55.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 44.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fairfax for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (227)
9-12th Grade
1.0% (75)
High School / GED
10.0% (759)
Some College
16.0% (1,214)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (683)
Bachelor's Degree
35.0% (2,656)
Master's Degree
16.0% (1,214)
Professional Degree
6.0% (455)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (303)
Education Fairfax CA USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 1.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 10.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 16.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 35.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 16.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 6.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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