Fairfield, Connecticut 

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+7.7% since 2020

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

154.8 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

8.9 / 5.4

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield, Connecticut is a vibrant city located in Fairfield County. This bustling community offers plenty for visitors to explore such as the historic Sherman Town Hall or one of many popular restaurants. Residents here also take advantage of all the outdoor activities available in Jennings Beach Park and Lake Mohegan Park. With its excellent school systems, thriving businesses, and numerous recreational opportunities it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Fairfield their home. Large city - Southwestern Connecticut along Long Island Sound, 50 miles northeast of New York City.
Zip Codes: 06824 06825 06890
Cost of Living: 54.8% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 7 ft above sea level

Fairfield, Ct Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Diverse economy
Close to New York City
Good climate for region
Some blighted areas
Cost of living
Long commutes

What Bert Has To Say About Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metro Area

The most recent Metropolitan Area created some major shifts in Connecticut, where metro areas are more closely aligned by county borders than towns and townships as in the old New England structure. As a result, two important and highly diverse metro areas, Danbury and Stamford-Norwalk were merged into this now very large and complex Bridgeport area. Formerly a whaling port, Bridgeport itself grew up as an industrial and manufacturing center known for large machinery and brass products. Some of this heavy industry still remains, but general industrial decline has left considerable areas of blight.


The unemployment rate in Fairfield is 6.5% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fairfield jobs have decreased by 0.3%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Fairfield's cost of living is 54.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fairfield's Cost of Living

September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Fairfield, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Fairfield county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 62.9% to 35.7%. More Voting Stats

Fairfield's population is 61,737 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 34.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Fairfield is $708,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 10.0%.

Fairfield public schools spend $18,338 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.4 students per teacher in Fairfield. More Education

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Housing Market in Fairfield

It's a good time to buy in Fairfield. Home Appreciation is up 10.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fairfield is $708,700.
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Reviews for Fairfield   5 Reviews
Outrageous - 12/15/2013
I have lived in CT my whole life and I can't wait to get out of here. If you have yourself established, then this is great place to live. If you're a young person... Read More

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Outrageous - 12/15/2013
I have lived in CT my whole life and I can't wait to get out of here. If you have yourself established, then this is great place to live. If you're a young person... Read More

Cost of Living - 10/28/2012
Very expensive town to live in but good restaurants, schools, beaches and access to... Read More

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