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Fairfield is a city in Solano County, in the Vallejo-Fairfield metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named by ship captain after his home in Connecticut.
The latitude of Fairfield is 38.249N. The longitude is -122.038W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 13 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 102,762.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Solano County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Vallejo area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94535 ZIP code.
10% of Fairfield residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairfield was $20,617, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Fairfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fairfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $693. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,479.
Libraries in Fairfield include Fairfield-Suisun Community Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fairfield include Fairfield Daily Republic
Solano County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairfield political report.
The average commute time for Fairfield workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 24 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fairfield between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 2.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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