Fairview, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairview, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Fairview Census Designated Place had a population of 6,755 as of July 1, 2016. Fairview ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Fairview is located at latitude 34.9295 and longitude -85.294 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the Fairview Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Fairview Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402472) 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 Fairview Census Designated Place is located within Chattanooga Valley Division of Walker County.

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


Total Population 6,755
Population in Households 6,663
Population in Familes 5,545
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 898
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 2,712
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 1,876
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,088 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,959 (63.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 754 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 376 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $89,897
Average Home Value $139,530


Median Household Income $36,148
Average Household Income $46,835
Per Capita Income $18,972
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.09%
Households 0.0% -0.06%
Families -0.3% -0.18%
Median Household Income   -1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Fairview, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairview 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 # 135 79th
Population Density1 # 183 71st
Diversity Index2 # 570 9th
Median Household Income # 352 44th
Per Capita Income # 338 46th

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