Fairfax

Surrounded by picturesque mountain trails, the vibrant downtown boasts a lively nightlife, cozy boutiques, and eateries.

Welcome to Fairfax

Fairfax offers a rich history and a welcoming community, perfect for families. Surrounded by picturesque mountain trails, it's a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. The vibrant downtown boasts a lively nightlife, cozy boutiques, and eateries. With top-rated schools in the Ross Valley School District, Fairfax is a magnet for families seeking quality education.
 
The town's culture, shaped by musicians, artists, and activists, is progressive and down-to-earth. Homes in Fairfax are reasonably priced compared to Marin standards, making homeownership here very appealing.
 

Schools:

Discover Manor Elementary School, fostering a love of learning for grades K-5. White Hill Middle School offers award-winning STEAM programs for grades 6-8, preparing students for success. Archie Williams High School provides an inclusive learning environment for grades 9-12, with rigorous academics and diverse elective options.

Schools in Fairfax, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Fairfax. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Cascade Canyon School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Ross Valley Charter
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
White Hill Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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Overview for Fairfax, CA

8,796 people live in Fairfax, where the median age is 48.3 and the average individual income is $61,090. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,796

Total Population

48.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$61,090

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Fairfax, CA

Fairfax has 3,803 households, with an average household size of 2.3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fairfax do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 8,796 people call Fairfax home. The population density is 617.74 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

8,796

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.3

Median Age

47.31 / 52.69%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
3,803

Total Households

2.3

Average Household Size

$61,090

Average individual Income

Households with Children

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Commute Time

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15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

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