Fair Oaks, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fair Oaks, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Fair Oaks Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cobb County at latitude 33.92 and longitude -84.5444. Cobb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Fair Oaks 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 Fair Oaks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Fair Oaks Census Designated Place, GA Boundary Map

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Fair Oaks, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,145
Population in Households 8,093
Population in Familes 5,978
Population in Group Qrtrs 52
Population Density1 4,136
Diversity Index2 86
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,771
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 1,613
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 797 (22.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,974 (56.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 705 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $110,135
Average Home Value $160,006
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,048
Average Household Income $34,818
Per Capita Income $11,848
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.23% 0.25%
Households -0.45% 0.19%
Families -0.52% 0.02%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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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Fair Oaks, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Oaks to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 116 82nd
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 7 99th
Median Household Income # 484 23rd
Per Capita Income # 596 5th

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