Fairburn, Georgia Population 2020

18,344

Fairburn is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 18,344, it is the 56th largest city in Georgia and the 1979th largest city in the United States. Fairburn is currently growing at a rate of 7.19% annually and its population has increased by 41.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,950 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Fairburn has a population density of 1,087 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fairburn is $54,579 with a poverty rate of 22.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,113 per month, and the median house value is $133,200. The median age in Fairburn is 30.1 years, 26.1 years for males, and 32.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 73.0 males.

Fairburn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairburn was:

  • Black or African American: 71.05%
  • White: 22.25%
  • Other race: 5.28%
  • Two or more races: 1.27%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fairburn, Georgia is 18,344, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,882.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,950.

Fairburn, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,45071.05%
White3,27222.25%
Some Other Race7775.28%
Two or More Races1871.27%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.15%

Fairburn Population Pyramid 2020

Fairburn Median Age

30.1


Total

26.1


Male

32.1


Female

Fairburn Adults

There are 9,616 adults, (1,008 of whom are seniors) in Fairburn.

Fairburn Age Dependency

70.9

Age Dependency Ratio

11.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairburn Sex Ratio

Female

8,503

57.81%

Male

6,205

42.19%

Fairburn Households and Families

Fairburn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairburn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.9%26.1%
All49.7%50.3%
Non Family43.6%56.4%
Female34.8%65.2%
Male13.7%86.3%

49.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8952.9949.7
Married1,6973.8273.9
Non Family1,4791.0143.6
Female1,4064.0834.8
Male3132.9213.7

3.75

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairburn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3924.79%
9th to 12th Grade5256.42%
High School Graduate2,85734.92%
Some College1,79821.98%
Associates Degree7268.87%
Bachelors Degree1,36316.66%
Graduate Degree5216.37%

Fairburn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,6235,3341,348
Hispanic1,34377972
White1,1131,049452
Other Race294294
Multiple Races717112
Native American2222

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 white people with a rate of 40.61%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,689$30,195$32,469
Less Than High School$37,500$24,508$39,659
High School Grad$29,096$27,383$32,551
Some College$26,925$40,085$26,433
Bachelors Degree$36,110$36,681$31,831
Graduate Degree$65,737$$65,737

$31,689

Average Earnings

$30,195

Average Male

$32,469

Average Female

Fairburn Language

Fairburn Language by Age

Fairburn Language

76.73% of Fairburn residents speak only English, while 23.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 21.21% of the population.

Fairburn Poverty

Fairburn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,4152,23321.44%
Hispanic2,90488130.34%
Other77745258.17%
White1,2401219.76%

22.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.16%

Male Poverty Rate

19.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairburn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairburn is Other, with 58.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairburn is White, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.81%.

Name Poverty
High School20.09%
Less Than High School15.09%
Some College11.57%
Bachelors or Greater7.47%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed55.44%
Male Employed7.97%
Female Employed6.48%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Fairburn Income

Fairburn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,152$54,579
Families$53,112$61,587
Married Families$68,117-
Non Families$27,415$33,576

Fairburn Marital Status

Fairburn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairburn Married by Age and Sex

Fairburn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Fairburn Marital Status by Race

Fairburn Veterans

999

Number of Veterans

848

Male Veterans

151

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War299
Vietnam215
Second Gulf War209
World War II9
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54581
55 to 64197
18 to 34176
75+24
65 to 7421
Name Veterans % of Total
Black93213.99%
White481.89%
Hispanic211.24%
2 or More1926.76%

$Fairburn Veterans by Education

2.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairburn Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.4%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Fairburn Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.06%

Born in Georgia

88.92%

Native Born

11.08%

Foreign Born

8.46%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.92% of Fairburn residents were born in the United States, with 56.06% having been born in Georgia. 8.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202018,3441,2317.19%
201917,1131,2317.75%
201815,8823432.21%
201715,5391,2318.60%
201614,3082651.89%
201514,0432762.00%
201413,767-11-0.08%
201313,778190.14%
201213,7592952.19%
201113,4643062.33%
201013,1587,6949.19%
20005,4641,4513.13%
19904,0135471.48%
19803,4663230.98%
19703,1430.00%