Fairfield, IL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,726 housing units in Fairfield. This represents a 2.1% growth from 2,670 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,636 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 90 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fairfield is about 68.6%. Fairfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.4%. Average household size is 2.09 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fairfield were built after 1954.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.20%
One Bedroom12.60%
Two Bedrooms40.10%
Three Bedrooms38.60%
Four Bedrooms5.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.2
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$46,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$19,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.85
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$195

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.80%
Home Equity Loan1.70%
Simple Mortgage38.80%
Debt Free56.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs13%