Fairburn, Georgia Population 2022

19,456
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Fairburn is a city located in Fulton County Georgia. Fairburn has a 2020 population of 19,456. Fairburn is currently growing at a rate of 4.83% annually and its population has increased by 47.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,158 in 2010.

The average household income in Fairburn is $58,723 with a poverty rate of 23.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,153 per month, and the median house value is $140,600. The median age in Fairburn is 28.8 years, 25 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Fairburn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairburnwas:

  • Black or African American: 72.87%
  • White: 20.14%
  • Other race: 5.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.46%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairburn, Georgia is 19,456 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,456.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,158.

Fairburn, Georgia Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,14572.87%
White3,08020.14%
Some Other Race7815.11%
Two or More Races2231.46%
Asian370.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native290.19%
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Fairburn Population by Race

Fairburn Population Pyramid $2022

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Fairburn Median Age

28.8


Total

25


Male

32


Female

Fairburn Adults

There are 10,205 adults, (857 of whom are seniors) in Fairburn.

Fairburn Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

9.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

54.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairburn Sex Ratio

Female

8,623

56.38%

Male

6,672

43.62%

Fairburn Population by Age

Fairburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairburn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male16.1%83.9%
Female27.5%72.5%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
All44.5%55.5%
Married68.3%31.7%

44.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairburn Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0513.0144.5
Married1,6893.7968.3
Non Family1,609040.4
Female1,4174.3827.5
Male3362.9116.1

3.86

Average Family Size

3.01

Average Household Size

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Fairburn Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2122.49%
9th to 12th Grade3974.67%
High School Graduate2,92034.33%
Some College1,93222.71%
Associates Degree7819.18%
Bachelors Degree1,76520.75%
Graduate Degree4995.87%
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Fairburn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairburn Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black6,1965,9181,650
White1,1841,123480
Hispanic99272287
Other Race292292
2+ Races515110
Asian373737
Native American2929

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fairburn Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,847$30,943$32,765
Less Than 9th Grade$27,404$21,714$36,800
High School Graduate$27,408$26,822$29,214
Some College$27,441$40,595$26,519
Bachelors Degree$36,159$36,025$40,399
Graduate Degree$65,082$$65,082

$31,847

Average Earnings

$30,943

Average Male

$32,765

Average Female

Fairburn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairburn Language by Age

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Fairburn Language

77.00% of Fairburn residents speak only English, while 23.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.35% of the population.

Fairburn Language

Fairburn Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,0942,68924.24%
Hispanic2,21868330.79%
Other510NaN%
White1,7711287.23%
Multiple2186931.65%

23.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.41%

Male Poverty Rate

20.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairburn is Multiple, with 31.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairburn is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.94%.

Fairburn Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School21.17%
Some College12.84%
Less Than 9th Grade9.67%
Bachelors or Greater7.19%

Fairburn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed69.13%
Female Employed8.82%
Male Employed5.46%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fairburn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairburn Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,785$58,723
Families$58,357$66,246
Married Families$69,369-
Non Families$35,580$37,491
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Income by Household Type

Fairburn Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.9%

Male Marriage Rate

28.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairburn Married by Age and Sex

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Fairburn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fairburn Marital Status by Race

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Fairburn Marital Status

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1,071

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War388
Second Gulf War276
Vietnam209
World War II5
Korea

Fairburn Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54588
18 to 34246
55 to 64143
65 to 7474
75+20

Fairburn Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black97913.75%
White391.47%
Asian37100.00%
2+ Races1631.37%

Fairburn Veterans by Race

Fairburn Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairburn Veterans by Education

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73.5%

Labor Force Participation

69.8%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fairburn Employment by Age

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Fairburn Employment by Race

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Fairburn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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52.46%

Born in Fairburn

86.30%

Native Born

13.70%

Foreign Born

11.54%

Non Citizen

2.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.30% of Fairburn residents were born in the United States, with 52.46% having been born in Georgia. 11.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fairburn Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202219,4568964.83%
202118,5608965.07%
202017,6648965.34%
201916,7688965.65%
201815,8723292.12%
201715,5431,2368.64%
201614,3072681.91%
201514,0392762.01%
201413,763-10-0.07%
201313,773150.11%
201213,7582942.18%
201113,4643062.33%
201013,1587,6949.19%
20005,4641,4513.13%
19904,0135471.48%
19803,4663230.98%
19703,1430.00%

Fairburn Population by Year