Fairfax is truely a jewell for some, a little rough around the edges for others. Historically, it's been a semi-working class town, at least by Marin standards. With the rising home prices, the profile is becomming more similar to the rest of Marin. You can defintely find value in Fairfax. Think hippies and bohemian types mingled with young professional families. Fairfax works hard to maintain its unique culture and feel. For such a small town, Fairfax has the most vibrant nightlife in Marin. On any given night, there will be 4-5 live music venues, and a dozen restaurants, plus a multi-screen movie theater. In the summer, there is a weekly farmer's market which has evolved into a weekly community gathering.