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Fairfax, Vermont

Fairfax, Vermont
Fairfax, Vermont
Fairfax, Vermont
Country United States
State Vermont
County Franklin
 • Total 40.5 sq mi (104.9 km2)
 • Land 40.2 sq mi (104.1 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.8 km2)
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 4,285
 • Density 105.8/sq mi (40.8/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 05454
Area code(s) 802
FIPS code 50-24925[1]
GNIS feature ID 1462092[2]

Fairfax is a town in Franklin County, Vermont, United States. The population was 4,285 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 40.5 square miles (104.9 km2), of which, 40.2 square miles (104.1 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2) of it (0.77%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 4,285 people, 1,591 households, and 1,226 families residing in the town. The population density was 105.8 people per square mile (40.8/km2). There were 1,683 housing units at an average density of 41.6 per square mile (16.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.8% White and 1.3% Hispanic or Latino. There were 39.8% of households under the age of 18 living with them, 64.2% were married couples living together, 8.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.9% were non-families and 16.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.00.

The median income for a household in the town was $70,348, and the median income for a family was $77,159. The per capita income for the town was $18,632. About 2.7% of families and 4.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.7% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  

External links

  • Fairfax Vermont Official Town Website
  • Fairfax Vermont Unofficial Town Website
  • Fairfax Community Library
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