Fairfield County Information

Fairfield in Connecticut occupies 837 square miles and has a 2006 population of 900,440, a change from a 2000 population of 882,567 and 827,645 in 1990. 12% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 10.6% percent is 25-35, and 16.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,535 acts of violent crime reported in Fairfield in 2004, a change from 3,076 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 17,597 people: 3.8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 2%.

Read more about Fairfield, Connecticut in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyFairfield 
StateConnecticut 
Land Area837 sq. milesRanked 1,099 of 3,140
Population 2006900,440Ranked 52 of 3,140
Population 2005901,086 
Population 2000882,567Ranked 47 of 3,140
Population 1990827,645Ranked 42 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion83.7% 
African American10.7% 
Asian American4.1% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.6% 
Population 5 to 1414.5% 
Population 15 to 2412% 
Population 25 to 3410.6% 
Population 35 to 4416.5% 
Population 45 to 5415.7% 
Population 55 to 6411.1% 
Population 65 to 746.1% 
Population 75 and up6.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,5353,076
Murders / Manslaughters25 
Forcible Rapes137 
Robberies983 
Aggravated Assaults1,390 
Total Property Crimes20,31621,914
Burglaries3,446 
Larceny Thefts14,726 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,144 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population464,411445,342
Unemployed Population17,5978,978
Unemployment Rate3.8%2%

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