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Fairfax, Oklahoma - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairfax is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Osage County at latitude 36.5701 and longitude -96.7079. Osage County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 853 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Fairfax, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fairfax, Oklahoma.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fairfax indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairfax (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Fairfax, OK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,419
Population in Households 1,386
Population in Familes 1,057
Population in Group Qrtrs 33
Population Density1 1,856
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 612
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 363
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 834 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 437 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 175 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 222 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $63,743
Average Home Value $70,423


Median Household Income $26,231
Average Household Income $36,697
Per Capita Income $16,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.66% 0.53%
Households 0.87% 0.65%
Families 1.27% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   3.57%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fairfax, OK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairfax to the other 733 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oklahoma by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 184 75th
Population Density1 # 24 97th
Diversity Index2 # 158 78th
Median Household Income # 703 4th
Per Capita Income # 640 13th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Oklahoma Census Data Comparison Tool.