Fairfax, Iowa 

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Population

2,473

+50.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.8%

Median Income

$88,000

Median Home Price

$220,900

Best Places to Live in Fairfax, Iowa

Small city - East-central Iowa, along Cedar River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Fairfax, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Arts and culture
-Attractive downtown
-Cost of living
Cons
-Entertainment
-Recent job weakness
-Harsh winters

Local Listings in Fairfax
 $77,500 
409 Railroad St
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 942 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Cedar Rapids Metro Area

Cedar Rapids is a typically Midwestern agricultural and industrial center, the center of which is built on an island at the “rapids” of the Cedar River. Downtown is modern in appearance, with attractive parks and waterfront areas. Arts and culture amenities are better than average for a small city, with a symphony and an art museum that holds the largest collection of works by native son Grant Wood. There are a couple of small colleges in town and some minor league sports.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Iowa
County: Linn County
Metro Area: Cedar Rapids Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Fairfax
Zip Codes: 52228
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 594 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fairfax is 2.8% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fairfax jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fairfax's cost of living is 5.8% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fairfax's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Fairfax, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Linn county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fairfax's population is 2,473 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 50.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 18.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fairfax is $220,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Fairfax public schools spend $10,983 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.7 students per teacher in Fairfax. More Education


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52228

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409 Railroad St
Bed 2 | Bath 1

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