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Fairfax is a town in Osage County, in the Tulsa metro area.

One theory says the community was named for Lord Fairfax of Virginia. Another says it was named for the Hotel Fairfax in Washington, DC

The latitude of Fairfax is 36.573N. The longitude is -96.703W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,518.


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Median household income
Local
$21,652
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fairfax demographic reports
Founded in 1903 on the Osage Indian Reservation
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 2. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.3 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Marjorie and Maria Tallchief, ballerinas
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairfax demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Osage County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tulsa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 74637 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Fairfax residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairfax ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairfax was $12,765, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Fairfax residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fairfax, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $168.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $447.


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Libraries in Fairfax include Fairfax Public Library ... View libraries

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Osage County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairfax political report.

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The average commute time for Fairfax workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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