Fairview, North Carolina Population 2024

2,436

Fairview is a city located in Union County North Carolina. Fairview has a 2024 population of 2,436. Fairview is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -11.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,741 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairview is $105,926 with a poverty rate of 11.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairview is 46.6 years, 40.8 years for males, and 53.3 years for females.

Fairview Demographics

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

  • White: 93.02%
  • Other race: 5.38%
  • Two or more races: 1.6%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
6.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
391.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-11.13% (-305)
The current population of Fairview, North Carolina is 2,436 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,741.

Fairview, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,26693.02%
Other race1315.38%
Two or more races391.6%
Black or African American
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairview Population by Race

Fairview Population Pyramid 2024

Fairview Median Age

46.6

Total

40.8

Male

53.3

Female

Fairview Adults

There are 1,964 adults, (799 of whom are seniors) in Fairview.

Fairview Age Dependency

109.1

Age Dependency Ratio

68.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairview Sex Ratio

Female1,20449.43%
Male1,23250.57%

Fairview Population by Age

Fairview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8472.8894.85.2
Married5203.3495.64.4
Non Family2391.3691.28.8
Female583.881000
Male304.931000
showing: 5 rows

3.47

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

94.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairview Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairview Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Fairview Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$47,861

Average Earnings

$39,750

Average Male

$48,538

Average Female

Fairview Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairview Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairview Language

100% of Fairview residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Fairview Language

Fairview Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,26625111.08%
Multiple391948.72%
showing: 2 rows

11.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.99%

Male Poverty Rate

6.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairview

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairview is Multiple, with 48.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairview is White, with 11.08% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.89%.

Fairview Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade100%
High School23.71%
Some College12.5%
Bachelors or Greater3.03%
showing: 4 rows

Fairview Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed55.56%
Male Employed18.69%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

Fairview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairview Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairview Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

58.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairview Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairview 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 45-54.

Fairview Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairview Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

119

Number of Veterans

119

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Fairview Veterans by War

count

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Fairview Veterans by Age

count

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Fairview Veterans by Race

Fairview Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

5.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairview Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.8%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fairview Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairview Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairview 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

50.16%

Born in Fairview

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Fairview residents were born in the United States, with 50.16% having been born in North Carolina. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fairview Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,436
20232,436
20222,436-301-11%
20212,737-4-0.15%
20202,741-137-4.76%
20192,878-90-3.03%
20182,968290.99%
20172,939-77-2.55%
20163,0162017.14%
20152,815-67-2.32%
20142,882822.93%
20132,800-231-7.62%
20123,0311434.95%
20112,8882107.84%
20102,678
showing: 15 rows

Fairview Population by Year