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  1. Public Schools
    B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    A-
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    B
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C+
  12. Commute
    C
Fairfield Township is located in Pennsylvania with a population of 2,116. Fairfield Township is in Westmoreland County. Living in Fairfield Township offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many retirees live in Fairfield Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Fairfield Township are above average.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$124,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$791
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    13%
  • Own
    87%
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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

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    19%
  • 55-64 years
    19%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    50%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    13%

Working in Fairfield Township

Jobs
B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$60,027
National
$55,322
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Fairfield Township Reviews

1 review
I would definitely choose to live here again. Although there is not much to do in this area, the nature and beauty that surrounds you is something you are not able to find everywhere.
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