The Fairplains Census Designated Place had a population of 2,155 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Fairplains is located at latitude 36.1985 and longitude -81.1529 in Wilkes County. The formal boundaries for the Fairplains Census Designated Place 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.
|Total Population||2,155 (100%)|
|Population in Households||2,130 (98.8%)|
|Population in Families||1,673 (77.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||25 ( 1.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$40,707|
|Average Household Income||$51,154|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$20,821|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,038 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||592 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||285 (27.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||161 (15.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$96,288|
|Average Home Value||$114,268|
|Housing Affordability Index3||262|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.1%|
|Per Capita Income||2.3%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.07%|
The table below compares Fairplains to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 446||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 496||33rd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 623||84th|
|Per Capita Income||# 552||25th|
|Diversity Index||# 254||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.