Fairview, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairview, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fairview Census Designated Place had a population of 184 as of July 1, 2016. Fairview ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairview is located at latitude 36.8292 and longitude -78.4653 in Mecklenburg County. The formal boundaries for the Fairview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mecklenburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Fairview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584846) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fairview, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 184
Population in Households 178
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 173
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 51
Average Household Size 3.49
Family Households 36
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 35 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $67,500
Average Home Value $101,429


Median Household Income $25,539
Average Household Income $31,303
Per Capita Income $12,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -4.16% -0.44%
Households -0.31% -0.4%
Families -1.27% -0.56%
Median Household Income   -0.43%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fairview, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairview to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 551 7th
Population Density1 # 497 16th
Diversity Index2 # 222 63rd
Median Household Income # 588 1st
Per Capita Income # 592 0th

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