Fairplay is a tiny town located in the state of Colorado. With a population of 681 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fairplay is the 178th largest community in Colorado.
Housing costs in Fairplay are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Colorado.
Fairplay is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fairplay is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairplay who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), food service (11.73%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (7.55%).
The overall education level of Fairplay citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.85% of adults in Fairplay have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fairplay in 2010 was $23,565, which is middle income relative to Colorado and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,260 for a family of four. However, Fairplay contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fairplay home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairplay residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Fairplay include Irish, English, Norwegian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Fairplay is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.