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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C-
  12. Commute
    B
Fairfield Township is located in Iowa with a population of 821. Fairfield Township is in Buena Vista County and is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Living in Fairfield Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Fairfield Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Fairfield Township are highly rated.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$67,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$489
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    24%
  • Own
    76%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    6%
  • 18-24 years
    5%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    13%

Working in Fairfield Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,607
National
$55,322
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