Fair Oaks, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fair Oaks, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Fair Oaks Census Designated Place had a population of 8,400 as of July 1, 2016. Fair Oaks ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fair Oaks is located at latitude 33.92 and longitude -84.5444 in Cobb County. 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. Cobb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,102 feet.

The Fair Oaks Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402466) 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.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fair Oaks Census Designated Place is located within Fair Oaks Division of Cobb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fair Oaks 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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Fair Oaks, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,400
Population in Households 8,347
Population in Familes 6,154
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density1 4,258
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 2,844
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 1,648
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,519 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 767 (21.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,077 (59.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 675 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $102,574
Average Home Value $130,163


Median Household Income $27,126
Average Household Income $35,296
Per Capita Income $12,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.72%
Households 0.11% 0.6%
Families -0.01% 0.42%
Median Household Income   -0.34%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Fair Oaks, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Oaks to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia 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 # 117 81st
Population Density1 # 7 99th
Diversity Index2 # 6 99th
Median Household Income # 573 9th
Per Capita Income # 616 2nd

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