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Fairfield County, CT
The county was named for the local city

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Fairfield County is one of 8 counties in Connecticut.

The county is in the Bridgeport-Stamford metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 903,291. This was an increase of  2.35% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$65,249
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fairfield County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Fairfield County was $59,727. This was an increase of 26.6% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 193% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Bridgeport
Census 2000 highlights: Largest county in the state (by population); ranked first in the state for population growth during the 1990s; county led the state in per-capita income ($51,866 in 1998)

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9% of Fairfield County residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairfield County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Fairfield County include Adams Cemetery, Agudath Sholom Cemetery, Aspetuck Cemetery, Assumption Cemetery, Bald Hill Cemetery, Bell Cemetery, Berkshire Cemetery, Beth Israel Cemetery, Beth-el Cemetery, Boothe Memorial Park ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Fairfield County include Bethel, Bridgeport, Brookfield, Cos Cob, Danbury, Darien, Easton, Fairfield, Georgetown, Greenwich ... View communities

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Colleges in Fairfield County include Fairfield University, Housatonic Community College, Norwalk Community College, Sacred Heart University, Saint Vincent's College, University of Bridgeport, Western Connecticut State University ... View colleges

School districts in Fairfield County include Bethel Schools District, Bridgeport Schools District, Brookfield Schools District, Danbury Schools District, Darien Schools District, Easton Schools District, Fairfield Schools District, Greenwich Schools District, Monroe Schools District, New Canaan Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Fairfield County include Bethel Public Library, Black Rock Branch Library, Bridgeport Public Library, Brookfield Library, Byram Shubert Branch Library, Cos Cob Branch Library, Cyrenius H. Booth Library, Danbury Public Library, Darien Library, East Norwalk Improvement ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fairfield County include Connecticut Post, Danbury News-Times, Darien Times, Fairfield Citizen News, Fairfield Minuteman, Greenwich Post, Greenwich Time, New Canaan Advertiser, Newtown Bee, Norwalk Hour ... View newspapers

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Hotels in Fairfield County include Best Value Inn Danbury, Best Western, Best Western, Best Western Black Rock Inn, Bridgeport Holiday Inn, Comfort Suites Danbury, Courtyard by Marriott, Courtyard Danbury, Courtyard Stamford Downtown, Days Inn ... More hotels

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