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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairplains: Fairplain.
|Population in Households||2,094|
|Population in Familes||1,656|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||27|
|Median Household Income||$26,121|
|Average Household Income||$40,141|
|Per Capita Income||$16,526|
|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|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.15%|
|Per Capita Income||1.99%|
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.
|Total Population||# 314||58th|
|Population Density||# 451||39th|
|Diversity Index||# 283||62nd|
|Median Household Income||# 712||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 680||8th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.