Fairchance, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,818

Fairchance is a city located in Fayette County Pennsylvania. Fairchance has a 2024 population of 1,818. Fairchance is currently declining at a rate of -0.98% annually and its population has decreased by -3.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,890 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairchance is $52,191 with a poverty rate of 30.75%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairchance is 44 years, 37.8 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.

Fairchance Demographics

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

  • White: 90.71%
  • Two or more races: 6.28%
  • Black or African American: 2.72%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,531.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.81% (-72)
The current population of Fairchance, Pennsylvania is 1,818 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,890.

Fairchance, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,50390.71%
Two or more races1046.28%
Black or African American452.72%
Asian50.3%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Fairchance Population by Race

Fairchance Population Pyramid 2024

Fairchance Median Age

44

Total

37.8

Male

46.5

Female

Fairchance Adults

There are 1,326 adults, (319 of whom are seniors) in Fairchance.

Fairchance Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairchance Sex Ratio

Female86051.9%
Male79748.1%

Fairchance Population by Age

Fairchance Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7882.154.145.9
Non Family3391.1238.961.1
Married2823.0189.710.3
Female1362.6622.177.9
Male31235.564.5

2.7

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

54.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairchance Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade151.21%
9th to 12th Grade1028.23%
High School Graduate54343.83%
Some College24820.02%
Associates Degree14811.95%
Bachelors Degree12910.41%
Graduate Degree544.36%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairchance Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairchance Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,1681,055183
Black45450
2+ Races26220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.67%.

Fairchance Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,804$33,149$29,697
Less Than 9th Grade$28,871$32,500$28,871
High School Graduate$30,083$31,625$0
Some College$40,167$34,779$43,021
Bachelors Degree$0$0$50,833
Graduate Degree$52,917$49,750$65,417

$32,804

Average Earnings

$33,149

Average Male

$29,697

Average Female

Fairchance Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairchance Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairchance Language

98.97% of Fairchance residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.71% of the population.

Fairchance Language

Fairchance Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,49848332.24%
Multiple1042524.04%

30.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.59%

Male Poverty Rate

36.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairchance

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairchance is White, with 32.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairchance is Multiple, with 24.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.12%.

Fairchance Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade64.1%
High School24.54%
Some College18.18%
Bachelors or Greater12.02%

Fairchance Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed80%
Male Unemployed75.76%
Female Employed24.54%
Male Employed0%

Fairchance Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairchance Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$37,232$52,191
Families$58,813$65,052
Married Families$76,806$-999,999,999
Non Families$30,313$32,220

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairchance Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairchance Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairchance Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairchance Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairchance Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

38

Number of Veterans

38

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam16
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War4
Korea2
World War II0

Fairchance Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+13
65 to 7411
35 to 548
55 to 646
18 to 340

Fairchance Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White383.06%

Fairchance Veterans by Race

Fairchance Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairchance Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Fairchance Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairchance Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairchance Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

81.35%

Born in Fairchance

99.7%

Native Born

0.3%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.3%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.7% of Fairchance residents were born in the United States, with 81.35% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairchance Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,728-18-1.03%
20281,746-18-1.02%
20271,764-18-1.01%
20261,782-18-1%
20251,800-18-0.99%
20241,818-18-0.98%
20231,836-18-0.97%
20221,854-17-0.91%
20211,871-19-1.01%
20201,890-14-0.74%
20191,904-11-0.57%
20181,915-14-0.73%
20171,929-13-0.67%
20161,942-13-0.66%
20151,955-9-0.46%
20141,964-5-0.25%
20131,969-10-0.51%
20121,979-7-0.35%
20111,986-6-0.3%
20101,99200%

Fairchance Population by Year