The size of Fairfield East is approximately 1 km². It has 1 park covering nearly 1% of the total area. There are 2 schools and 2 childcare centres located in Fairfield East. The population of Fairfield East in 2001 was 2,322 people. By 2006 the population was 4,477 showing a population growth of 93% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Fairfield East is 0 – 9 years. Households in Fairfield East are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1000.00 – $1200.00 per month on mortgage repayments. In 2001, 62% of the homes in Fairfield East were owner-occupied compared with 59% in 2006. Currently the median sale price of houses in the area is $350,000.