West Fairview, Pennsylvania Population 2024

1,256

West Fairview is a city located in Cumberland County Pennsylvania. West Fairview has a 2024 population of 1,256. West Fairview is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 0.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,244 in 2020.

The average household income in West Fairview is $77,035 with a poverty rate of 4.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Fairview is 40.5 years, 41.9 years for males, and 36.9 years for females.

West Fairview Demographics

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

  • White: 84.88%
  • Black or African American: 5.44%
  • Two or more races: 3.36%
  • Other race: 3.28%
  • Asian: 3.04%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,898.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.96% (12)
The current population of West Fairview, Pennsylvania is 1,256 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,244.

West Fairview, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,06184.88%
Black or African American685.44%
Two or more races423.36%
Other race413.28%
Asian383.04%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

West Fairview Population by Race

West Fairview Population Pyramid 2024

West Fairview Median Age

40.5

Total

41.9

Male

36.9

Female

West Fairview Adults

There are 1,085 adults, (240 of whom are seniors) in West Fairview.

West Fairview Age Dependency

47.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

19.5

Child Dependency Ratio

West Fairview Sex Ratio

Female61048.8%
Male64051.2%

West Fairview Population by Age

West Fairview Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6301.9851.748.3
Non Family3361.3945.554.5
Married2402.555545
Male373.781000
Female171.8823.576.5

2.57

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Fairview Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade605.79%
Associates Degree12011.58%
Bachelors Degree16115.54%
Graduate Degree222.12%
High School Graduate40839.38%
Less Than 9th Grade70.68%
Some College25824.9%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

West Fairview Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Fairview Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White877840142
Black68680
Hispanic545441
Other Race414141
Asian2200
2+ Races1570

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

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

West Fairview Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$49,688$60,357$47,264
Graduate Degree$69,167$0$69,167
High School Graduate$34,750$41,875$32,500
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$38,710$42,083$36,528
Some College$28,542$0$21,643

$38,710

Average Earnings

$42,083

Average Male

$36,528

Average Female

West Fairview Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Fairview Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Fairview Language

96.43% of West Fairview residents speak only English, while 3.57% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

West Fairview Language

West Fairview Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,026393.8%
Hispanic762330.26%

4.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

0%

Male Poverty Rate

10.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Fairview

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Fairview is Hispanic, with 30.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Fairview is White, with 3.8% 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 3.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.35%.

West Fairview Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College7.14%
High School6.13%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

West Fairview Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.77%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

West Fairview Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Fairview Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$89,157$103,635
Households$72,778$77,035
Married Families$89,719$-999,999,999
Non Families$50,341$51,669

mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Fairview Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.1%

Male Marriage Rate

45.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Fairview Married by Age and Sex

male

female

West Fairview 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.

West Fairview Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Fairview Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War14
Vietnam10
First Gulf War2
Korea1
World War II0

West Fairview Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+23
18 to 3414
65 to 7412
55 to 6410
35 to 540

West Fairview Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White596.34%

West Fairview Veterans by Race

West Fairview Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

6.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Fairview Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

69.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Fairview Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Fairview Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West 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

74.4%

Born in West Fairview

97.52%

Native Born

2.48%

Foreign Born

2.48%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.52% of West Fairview residents were born in the United States, with 74.4% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

West Fairview Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,25630.24%
20231,25330.24%
20221,250-62-4.73%
20211,312685.47%
20201,244635.33%
20191,181-154-11.54%
20181,335846.71%
20171,251-14-1.11%
20161,265-115-8.33%
20151,380675.1%
20141,313836.75%
20131,230-191-13.44%
20121,421161.14%
20111,4051239.59%
20101,28200%

West Fairview Population by Year