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Fairfield, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairfield had a population of 681 as of July 1, 2018. Fairfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfield is located at latitude 47.6153 and longitude -111.9816 in Teton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Teton County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 3,983 feet.

The Town of Fairfield (GNIS ID: 2412613) 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.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Fairfield is located within Fairfield Division of Teton County.

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Fairfield, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 681
Population in Households 681
Population in Familes 578
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,181
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $46,988
Average Household Income $58,042
Per Capita Income $24,093


Total Housing Units 339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $134,500
Average Home Value $163,527


Total Households 291
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 204
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.47% -0.3%
Households -0.57% -0.35%
Families 0.0% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Fairfield, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 126 66th
Population Density # 18 95th
Diversity Index # 276 25th
Median Household Income # 192 48th
Per Capita Income # 263 28th

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