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Fairchild is a village in Eau Claire County, in the Eau Claire metro area.
The community was named after Gov. Lucius Fairchild
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Wisconsin named Fairchild. For links to other places called Fairchild, WI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Fairchild is 44.600N. The longitude is -90.962W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,076 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 546.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fairchild demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Eau Claire County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Eau Claire area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 54741 ZIP code.
38% of Fairchild residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fairchild ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fairchild was $12,729, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Fairchild residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fairchild, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $294. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $525.
Libraries in Fairchild include Fairchild Public Library ... View libraries
Eau Claire County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fairchild political report.
The average commute time for Fairchild workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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