With a population of 507 residents, the borough of Fairfield, Pennsylvania, offers small town charm with a rich history. Fairfield has approximately 200 homes. It’s location in the valley, between Gettysburg, Pennsylvania and Hagerstown, Maryland, offers much green space and plenty of outdoor recreation activities.
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Located in Adams County, Pennsylvania, Fairfield has a median household income of $31,053. The median income for a family was $39,219. The per capita income was $17,243.
Fairfield public school students attend Fairfield Area School District. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the school district served a population of almost 8,000 residents. The district serves 1,290 students and employs 94 teachers among three schools, Fairfield High School, a middle school and one elementary.
Students enrolled in Fairfield schools look no further than their own backyards when it comes to American history. Fairfield was founded in 1755. Minutes from Gettysburg, Fairfield was the site of an American Civil War battle. The Battle of Fairfield was key to securing the Fairfield pass and the Hagerstown Road. This permitted Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia to retreat through Fairfield to the Potomac River.
Union casualties were treated in the Fairfield homes of Sarah Amanda Blythe and Rufus Christian Swope and what is today the St. John’s Lutheran Church.
These historic events make Fairfield homes for sale extremely unique. The town recognized their heritage and preserved it with the dedication of the Fairfield Historic District.
The Fairfield Inn has the distinction of being one of only five of America’s oldest continuously operating inns and taverns. With origins dating back to 1757, the building is a 3.5 story home with a gable roof and features a Victorian-Gothic-style porch. Known as The Mansion House, legend says Patrick Henry, Robert E. Lee, General J.E.B. Stuart and the Eisenhowers have been guests at the Fairfield Inn. Today, the Fairfield Inn offers individually decorated guest rooms, fine foods and drinks.
The Fairfield Historic District and the Fairfield Inn are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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|2010 to 2012 Changeup 0.1%|
|Age Distribution (Years Old)|
|0 to 45.2%|
|5 to 1721.3%|
|18 to 6456.4%|
|65 and Older17.1%|
|White (not Hispanic)90.3%|
|Place of Birth|
|High School Graduate, Age 25+85.2%|
|Bachelor's Degree or Higher, Age 25+18.8%|
|English is Second Language, Age 5+6.2%|
|English is First Language, Age 5+93.8%|
|Per Capita Income$26,326|
|Median Household Income$57,097|
|People in Poverty7.8%|
|Average Work Commute Time28 minutes|
|Total Housing Units41,020|
|Average Household Size2.52|
|Owner-Occupied Median Value$202,800|
|New Private Housing Issued 2012167|
|Years at Residence|
|1 Year or More86.6%|
|Less Than 1 Year13.4%|
|Business and Employment|
|Private non-farm Establishments1,884|
|Private non-farm Employment27,901|
|Private non-farm Employment Growthup 1.4%|
|Number of Firms8,687|
|Business Ownership by Ethnicity and Gender|
|Value of Shipments$2,498,302,000|
|Accommodation and Food Services$8,222|
|Sales Per Capita$160,108,000|
|Land Area518.67 sq. miles|
|Population Per Square Mile196|
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