Fairwood, Washington Population 2021

19,962
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Fairwood is a city located in Washington. Fairwood has a 2020 population of 19,962. Fairwood is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,102 in 2010. Fairwood reached it's highest population of 20,647 in 2012.

The average household income in Fairwood is $111,441 with a poverty rate of 6.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,719 per month, and the median house value is $424,800. The median age in Fairwood is 38.2 years, 37 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.8 males.

Fairwood Demographics

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

  • White: 58.90%
  • Asian: 17.48%
  • Black or African American: 10.11%
  • Two or more races: 9.46%
  • Other race: 2.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.57%
The current population of Fairwood, Washington is 19,962, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 19,428.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 19,102.

Fairwood, Washington Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,75758.90%
Asian3,49017.48%
Black or African American2,01810.11%
Two or More Races1,8889.46%
Some Other Race4872.44%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2091.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1130.57%
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Fairwood Population by Race

Fairwood Population Pyramid 2021

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Fairwood Median Age

38.2


Total

37


Male

39.2


Female

Fairwood Adults

There are 15,187 adults, (2,670 of whom are seniors) in Fairwood.

Fairwood Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

21.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairwood Sex Ratio

Female

9,939

49.79%

Male

10,023

50.21%

Fairwood Population by Age

Fairwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fairwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All71.2%28.8%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Male55.1%44.9%
Female42.1%57.9%

71.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3172.7271.2
Married4,3523.282.1
Non Family1,9011.2560.5
Female7503.3642.1
Male3143.3255.1

3.14

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

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Fairwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3822.74%
9th to 12th Grade4082.92%
High School Graduate2,50417.94%
Some College3,35724.06%
Associates Degree1,2699.09%
Bachelors Degree4,11629.50%
Graduate Degree1,91813.75%
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Fairwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,4458,2753,796
Asian2,5932,2961,189
Black1,2941,183370
Hispanic894722401
Multiple Races599583290
Other Race321226120
Islander14114113
Native American8555

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 48.41%.

Fairwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,021$68,904$43,470
Less Than High School$46,506$62,692$37,656
High School Grad$44,848$46,419$41,602
Some College$49,636$62,015$38,354
Bachelors Degree$62,719$77,323$44,523
Graduate Degree$74,679$85,098$63,324

$53,021

Average Earnings

$68,904

Average Male

$43,470

Average Female

Fairwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairwood Language by Age

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Fairwood Language

74.87% of Fairwood residents speak only English, while 25.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 13.49% of the population.

Fairwood Language

Fairwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,9055354.91%
Black2,01732316.01%
Multiple1,88826413.98%
Asian3,489702.01%
Hispanic1,751522.97%
Islander2092411.48%
Other48781.64%

6.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.38%

Male Poverty Rate

7.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairwood is Black, with 16.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairwood is Other, with 1.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.63%.

Fairwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.05%
High School7.97%
Some College3.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%

Fairwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.30%
Male Unemployed13.73%
Female Employed2.47%
Male Employed1.70%

Fairwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$97,398$111,441
Families$106,485$121,868
Married Families$121,657-
Non Families$65,327$71,417
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Income by Household Type

Fairwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.8%

Male Marriage Rate

56.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairwood Married by Age and Sex

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Fairwood 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 45-54.

Fairwood Marital Status by Race

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Fairwood Marital Status

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999

Number of Veterans

972

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam415
First Gulf War200
Second Gulf War145
Korea57
World War II

Fairwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74353
35 to 54257
75+181
55 to 64138
18 to 3470

Fairwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8158.54%
Black805.58%
Asian491.66%
2 or More314.71%
Hawaiian138.18%
Indian1112.94%
Hispanic40.38%

Fairwood Veterans by Race

Fairwood Veterans by Education

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1.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairwood Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Fairwood Employment by Age

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Fairwood Employment by Race

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Fairwood 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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42.41%

Born in Washington

81.34%

Native Born

18.66%

Foreign Born

5.98%

Non Citizen

12.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

81.34% of Fairwood residents were born in the United States, with 42.41% having been born in Washington. 5.98% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairwood Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202119,9620.00%
202019,9620.00%
201919,9625342.75%
201819,428-103-0.53%
201719,531-193-0.98%
201619,724-308-1.54%
201520,0329444.95%
201419,088-1,345-6.58%
201320,433-214-1.04%
201220,6472171.06%
201120,4301,3286.95%
201019,1020.00%

Fairwood Population by Year