Fairburn is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 16,768 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fairburn is the 73rd largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fairburn, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fairburn, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fairburn’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fairburn does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $43,152.00.
Fairburn is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Fairburn is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairburn who work in office and administrative support (16.11%), sales jobs (11.56%), and food service (7.69%).
Also of interest is that Fairburn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Fairburn are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.03% of adults in Fairburn having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fairburn in 2018 was $19,415, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,660 for a family of four. However, Fairburn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairburn is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairburn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairburn residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Fairburn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.74% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fairburn include Jamaican, African, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Fairburn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.