Fairplains, NC Profile: Facts & Data

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Fairplains, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Fairplains Census Designated Place had a population of 2,121 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fairplains is located at latitude 36.1929 and longitude -81.1515 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Fairplains Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Wilkes County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,283 feet.

The Fairplains Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402471) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fairplains Census Designated Place is located within Township of North Wilkesboro, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wilkes County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairplains: Fairplain.

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Fairplains, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,121
Population in Households 2,094
Population in Familes 1,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 504
Diversity Index3 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,121
Average Household Income $40,141
Per Capita Income $16,526

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 577 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 282 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 154 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $109,375
Average Home Value $123,789
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 859
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 533
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.14%
Households -0.07% 0.09%
Families -0.38% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

Fairplains, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairplains to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 314 58th
Population Density # 451 39th
Diversity Index # 283 62nd
Median Household Income # 712 4th
Per Capita Income # 680 8th

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