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Fairfield City, Alabama Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,351

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 94

Female householder, no husband present : 1,150

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,632

Householder not living alone : 153


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 126

All other households : 4,254


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,159

Renter-occupied housing units : 192

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 35

Renter-occupied housing units : 59

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 511

Renter-occupied housing units : 639

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 958

Renter-occupied housing units : 827


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 351

$10,000 to $14,999 : 551

$15,000 to $19,999 : 470

$20,000 to $24,999 : 290

$25,000 to $29,999 : 191

$30,000 to $34,999 : 317

$35,000 to $39,999 : 148

$40,000 to $44,999 : 322

$45,000 to $49,999 : 164

$50,000 to $59,999 : 272

$60,000 to $74,999 : 515

$75,000 to $99,999 : 476

$100,000 to $124,999 : 89

$125,000 to $149,999 : 142

$150,000 to $199,999 : 71

$200,000 or more : 11


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Total : 4,882


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Occupied : 4,380

Vacant : 502


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 6


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 224

Built 1990 to 1999 : 173

Built 1980 to 1989 : 399

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,137

Built 1960 to 1969 : 896

Built 1950 to 1959 : 1,003

Built 1940 to 1949 : 422

Built 1939 or earlier : 628


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Utility gas : 3,112

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 67

Electricity : 1,195

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 6

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 12

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 57

$40,000 to $49,999 : 62

$50,000 to $59,999 : 287

$60,000 to $69,999 : 258

$70,000 to $79,999 : 216

$80,000 to $89,999 : 197

$90,000 to $99,999 : 223

$100,000 to $124,999 : 557

$125,000 to $149,999 : 271

$150,000 to $174,999 : 240

$175,000 to $199,999 : 83

$200,000 to $249,999 : 86

$250,000 to $299,999 : 45

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 75

Home equity loan only : 194

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 21

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,598

Housing units without a mortgage : 775


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fairfield City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $173,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $121,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $109,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $134,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $111,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $74,100

Built 1940 to 1949 : $57,200

Built 1939 or earlier : $61,000


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Fairfield City, Alabama

Occupied

92.78%

Vacant

7.22%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Fairfield City, Alabama

Owner Occupied

62.43%

Renter Occupied

37.57%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Fairfield City, Alabama: 64.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fairfield City, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 0.66%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 19.79%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 79.55%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Fairfield City, Alabama: 689 (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Fairfield City, Alabama: 2.45
Average Household Size in Alabama: 2.48


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Fairfield City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 25 25 $2,450,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

25 25 $2,450,000
2002        
  Single Family 14 14 $1,655,840
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

14 14 $1,655,840
2003        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,247,110
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,247,110
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $580,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $580,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Fairfield City, AL): $27,845
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fairfield City): $70,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fairfield City): $414
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fairfield City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 68.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 1.0%
Electricity: 30.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fairfield City, Alabama

Institutionalized population

20.45%

Correctional facilities for adults

0.66%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

0.66%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

0.0%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

19.79%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

79.55%

College/University student housing

79.55%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for adults

0.0%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(updated 2010)





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