Fairfield, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairfield, Maine - Basic Facts

The Fairfield Census Designated Place had a population of 2,556 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 Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairfield is located at latitude 44.5892 and longitude -69.6067 in Somerset County. The formal boundaries for the Fairfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Somerset County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 141 feet.

The Fairfield Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377906) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fairfield Census Designated Place is located within Town of Fairfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Somerset County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairfield: Kendall's Mills.

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


Total Population 2,556
Population in Households 2,553
Population in Familes 1,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 1,397
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $42,217
Average Household Income $50,952
Per Capita Income $22,080


Total Housing Units 1,257 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 649 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 454 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $101,327
Average Home Value $110,147


Total Households 1,103
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 631
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 -0.38% -0.69%
Households -0.41% -0.68%
Families -0.76% -0.84%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Fairfield, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfield to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine 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 # 54 59th
Population Density # 9 94th
Diversity Index # 104 22nd
Median Household Income # 80 39th
Per Capita Income # 103 22nd

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