The size of Fairfield is approximately 4 km2. It has 5 parks covering nearly 6% of the total area. There are 4 schools and 2 childcare centres located in Fairfield.

The population of Fairfield in 2001 was 15,783 people. By 2006 the population was 15,133 showing a population decline of 4% in the area during that time.

The predominant age group in Fairfield is 30 - 39 years.

Households in Fairfield are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $600.00 - $800.00 per month on mortgage repayments.

In general, people in Fairfield work in a non-specific occupation.

In 2001, 46% of the homes in Fairfield were owner-occupied compared with 46% in 2006.

Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $430,000.