About 7,600 residents call Fairfield, New Jersey, home. It is located in Essex County, the first county in the United States to create a county park system. The city is home to the StenoTech Career Institute, training court reporters and medical transcriptionist. Residents can also take advantage of 10 other colleges in the county, including Bloomfield College, Seton Hall University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Caldwell College, and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. More than 30 percent of the residents of Fairfield have obtained a bachelor’s degree.
Cricket Hill Brewing Company Incorporated produces its products in Fairfield. This brewery produces its beers in whiskey or wine barrels to produce a unique flavor. The city is also home to Critical Links, a networking and communications equipment provider for small and medium-sized businesses. Telebrands also has its corporate offices in the city. This company is the direct response marketing company in the United States and also markets products in stores under the As Seen On TV brand. Many residents of Fairfield commute to New York City or other nearby locations for work.