Fairfield, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 31,867 housing units in Fairfield. This represents a 20.9% growth from 26,357 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 31,533 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 334 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fairfield is about 59.6%. Fairfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 2.8%. Average household size is 2.97 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fairfield were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.10%
One Bedroom10.20%
Two Bedrooms23.10%
Three Bedrooms36.50%
Four Bedrooms24.10%
Five Bedrooms or more4%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.02
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$174,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$141,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.9
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$666

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage17.50%
Home Equity Loan7.70%
Simple Mortgage59.10%
Debt Free15.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs23.4%