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Encyclopedia > Fairfield, Idaho

Fairfield is a city located in Camas County, Idaho. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 395. The city is the county seat of Camas County6.


Location of Fairfield, Idaho

Fairfield is located at 43°20'46" North, 114°47'28" West (43.346000, -114.791159)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.9 km˛ (0.3 mi˛). 0.9 km˛ (0.3 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 395 people, 162 households, and 115 families residing in the city. The population density is 462.2/km˛ (1,214.3/mi˛). There are 211 housing units at an average density of 246.9/km˛ (648.7/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 97.97% White, 0.00% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.25% from other races, and 1.27% from two or more races. 6.08% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 162 households out of which 33.3% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.5% are married couples living together, 6.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% are non-families. 25.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.44 and the average family size is 2.92.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.6% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 39 years. For every 100 females there are 96.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $31,167, and the median income for a family is $33,750. Males have a median income of $26,607 versus $16,667 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,504. 10.7% of the population and 9.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 6.7% of those under the age of 18 and 18.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=43.346&longitude=-114.791159&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=43.346&lon=-114.791159&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-114.791159&lat=43.346&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Camas County Fairfield, Idaho (Counties) (109 words)
The county seat of Camas County, Idaho, is Fairfield.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 865, an increase of 138 over the 1990 census.
Fairfield, on Hwy 20 north of Gooding in Camas County, was created when the railroad bypassed the...
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