Fairfield is a desirable community located in Fairfield County, which is sometimes called Connecticut’s “Gold Coast” because of its affluent population. Fairfield features five miles of coastline on the Long Island Sound, five town beaches, two marinas, recreation programs, great schools, three commuter train stations for easy access to the New York Metropolitan region and much more.
Fairfield is a town of more than 59,000 people with a high income demographic, a great education system, and a low crime rate. The Connecticut Economic Resource Center (CERC) compiles reports of demographic and economic information for Connecticut's municipalities, regions, and the state as a whole. They contain information about population, major employers, education, fiscal issues, labor force and housing. Click here to see the most current CERC report on Fairfield. To see CERC information for other Towns in Connecticut click here. General information on CERC is available here.