Fairlawn, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fairlawn, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fairlawn Census Designated Place had a population of 2,564 as of July 1, 2015. Fairlawn ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairlawn is located at latitude 37.1452 and longitude -80.5438 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the Fairlawn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,919 feet.

The Fairlawn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389061) 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 Fairlawn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Fairlawn Census Designated Place, VA Boundary Map

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Fairlawn, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,564
Population in Households 2,564
Population in Familes 2,033
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 815
Diversity Index2 20
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,170
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 743
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 848 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (25.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $154,327
Average Home Value $221,576
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,160
Average Household Income $63,513
Per Capita Income $28,756
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 1.02%
Households 1.55% 1.01%
Families 1.87% 0.98%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

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Fairlawn, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairlawn to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 241 59th
Population Density1 # 283 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 468 21st
Median Household Income # 260 56th
Per Capita Income # 222 63rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.