Fairlawn, VA Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairlawn, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Fairlawn Census Designated Place had a population of 2,511 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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Fairlawn, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,511
Population in Households 2,511
Population in Familes 2,001
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 798
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,812
Average Household Income $74,792
Per Capita Income $33,611


Total Housing Units 1,207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 837 (69.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 300 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $179,475
Average Home Value $266,726


Total Households 1,136
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 718
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.72% 0.18%
Households 0.63% 0.19%
Families 0.77% 0.06%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   3.93%

Fairlawn, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairlawn to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 248 58th
Population Density # 287 52nd
Diversity Index # 475 20th
Median Household Income # 306 49th
Per Capita Income # 185 69th

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