Fairlawn, Virginia Population 2024

2,144

Fairlawn is a city located in Floyd County, Montgomery County, Pulaski County, and Radford city Virginia. Fairlawn has a 2024 population of 2,144. Fairlawn is currently declining at a rate of -5.63% annually and its population has decreased by -19.28% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,656 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairlawn is $83,938 with a poverty rate of 6.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairlawn is 49.8 years, 52.6 years for males, and 48.3 years for females.

Fairlawn Demographics

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

  • White: 91.92%
  • Black or African American: 4.42%
  • Asian: 2%
  • Other race: 1.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
681.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-19.28% (-512)
The current population of Fairlawn, Virginia is 2,144 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,656.

Fairlawn, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20691.92%
Black or African American1064.42%
Asian482%
Other race301.25%
Two or more races100.42%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairlawn Population by Race

Fairlawn Population Pyramid 2024

Fairlawn Median Age

49.8

Total

52.6

Male

48.3

Female

Fairlawn Adults

There are 1,972 adults, (647 of whom are seniors) in Fairlawn.

Fairlawn Age Dependency

81.1

Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairlawn Sex Ratio

Female1,22150.88%
Male1,17949.13%

Fairlawn Population by Age

Fairlawn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1892.0278.421.6
Married6382.7394.85.2
Non Family5031.0656.343.7
Female263.2384.615.4
Male221.911000

2.69

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

78.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairlawn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.66%
9th to 12th Grade824.53%
High School Graduate43223.88%
Some College41723.05%
Associates Degree1297.13%
Bachelors Degree55130.46%
Graduate Degree18610.28%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairlawn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairlawn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,5891,495663
Black1061060
Hispanic707040
Asian343434
Other Race30300
2+ Races10100

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Fairlawn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$33,839$27,403$38,456
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
High School Graduate$27,118$26,737$37,273
Some College$39,191$71,304$0
Bachelors Degree$0$0$42,440
Graduate Degree$61,500$70,875$0

$33,839

Average Earnings

$27,403

Average Male

$38,456

Average Female

Fairlawn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairlawn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairlawn Language

91.63% of Fairlawn residents speak only English, while 8.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.32% of the population.

Fairlawn Language

Fairlawn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,0821416.77%
Multiple10660%

6.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.07%

Male Poverty Rate

8.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairlawn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairlawn is Multiple, with 60% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairlawn is White, with 6.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.16%.

Fairlawn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.5%
Some College6.04%
Bachelors or Greater5.56%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

Fairlawn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.78%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Fairlawn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairlawn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$65,426$83,938
Families$79,545$122,047
Married Families$85,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,070$30,872

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairlawn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

61.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.1%

Male Marriage Rate

67.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairlawn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairlawn Marriage

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

Fairlawn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairlawn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

335

Number of Veterans

321

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War148
Second Gulf War106
Vietnam79
Korea11
World War II0

Fairlawn Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64156
75+78
35 to 5452
65 to 7449
18 to 340

Fairlawn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White22912.78%
Black106100%

Fairlawn Veterans by Race

Fairlawn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairlawn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

52.7%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fairlawn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairlawn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairlawn 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

55.29%

Born in Fairlawn

96.92%

Native Born

3.08%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

3.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.92% of Fairlawn residents were born in the United States, with 55.29% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairlawn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,144-128-5.63%
20232,272-128-5.33%
20222,400-153-5.99%
20212,553-103-3.88%
20202,65633414.38%
20192,322-216-8.51%
20182,538-37-1.44%
20172,575130.51%
20162,5621606.66%
20152,402-74-2.99%
20142,476-143-5.46%
20132,61924810.46%
20122,3711245.52%
20112,247-120-5.07%
20102,36700%

Fairlawn Population by Year