Fairview, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairview, Georgia - Basic Facts

The Fairview Census Designated Place had a population of 6,689 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Fairview, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,689
Daytime Population: Workers 435
Daytime Population: Residents 3,910
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,345
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 6,583
Population in Familes 5,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 106
Population Density2 889
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $37,415
Average Household Income $48,840
Per Capita Income $19,784


Total Housing Units 3,077 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,940 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 745 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 392 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $98,167
Average Home Value $149,897


Total Households 2,685
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,854
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.35%
Households -0.14% -0.32%
Families -0.42% -0.45%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.96%

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, 2017 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 # 136 78th
Population Density # 189 70th
Diversity Index # 571 9th
Median Household Income # 363 42nd
Per Capita Income # 353 44th

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