The City of Fairfield Bay had a population of 2,300 as of July 1, 2020. Fairfield Bay ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Arkansas. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Fairfield Bay is located at latitude 35.5942 and longitude -92.2779 in Van Buren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairfield Bay encompass a land area of 15.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Van Buren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 869 feet.
While the primary coordinates for City of Fairfield Bay are located in Van Buren County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Cleburne County.
The City of Fairfield Bay (GNIS ID: 2403589) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
|Total Population||2,300 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,288 (99.5%)|
|Population in Families||1,694 (73.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||12 ( 0.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$39,963|
|Average Household Income||$54,285|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,700|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,231 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,003 (45.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||241 (10.8%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||987 (44.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$114,148|
|Average Home Value||$150,075|
|Housing Affordability Index3||218|
|Average Household Size||1.84|
|Average Family Size||2|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.45%|
|Per Capita Income||2.19%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.28%|
The table below compares Fairfield Bay to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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.
|Total Population||# 134||75th|
|Population Density||# 447||17th|
|Median Household Income||# 296||45th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 207||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 88||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 499||8th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Arkansas Census Data Comparison Tool.