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Fairlawn, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fairlawn Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Pulaski County at latitude 37.1452 and longitude -80.5438. Pulaski County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,919 feet.

The formal official name is the Fairlawn Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fairlawn, Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for Fairlawn indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Fairlawn Census Designated Place, VA Boundary Map


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Fairlawn, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,527
Population in Households 2,527
Population in Familes 2,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 803
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 1,153
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 734
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 840 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 314 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 105 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $145,696
Average Home Value $218,892


Median Household Income $46,586
Average Household Income $62,451
Per Capita Income $28,281
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.55% 0.49%
Households 1.57% 0.53%
Families 2.03% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 242 59th
Population Density1 # 286 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 469 21st
Median Household Income # 306 48th
Per Capita Income # 204 66th

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