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Downtown Fairfield: D Street
Location of Fairfield, Nebraska
|• Total||0.72 sq mi (1.87 km2)|
|• Land||0.72 sq mi (1.87 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)|
|Elevation||1,778 ft (542 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||511.08/sq mi (197.42/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0829208|
Fairfield had its start in the year 1872 by the building of the railroad through that territory.
Fairfield is located at(40.432029, -98.104889).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.72 square miles (1.86 km2), all of it land. The city is located at 40.43202 N, 98.10324 W.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 387 people, 155 households, and 109 families living in the city. The population density was 537.5 inhabitants per square mile (207.5/km2). There were 198 housing units at an average density of 275.0 per square mile (106.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.2% White, 0.3% Native American, and 0.5% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 0.8% of the population.
There were 155 households, of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 29.7% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.00.
The median age in the city was 40 years. 27.4% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.3% were from 25 to 44; 29.4% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.2% male and 48.8% female.
Public education is provided by the South Central Nebraska Unified School District. The schools in the city are Sandy Creek Jr/Sr High School and Sandy Creek Elementary School.
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