Fairview, NC
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Living in Fairview


Fairview is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 2,828 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fairview is the 267th largest community in North Carolina.

Fairview real estate is some of the most expensive in North Carolina, although Fairview house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fairview is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fairview is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairview who work in sales jobs (18.30%), healthcare (14.49%), and office and administrative support (11.84%).

Of important note, Fairview is also a town of artists. Fairview has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fairview’s character.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.57% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Fairview is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fairview a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fairview has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fairview’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Fairview is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Fairview, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 100.00% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.

Fairview is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Fairview citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.28% of adults in Fairview have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fairview in 2018 was $32,510, which is wealthy relative to North Carolina, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $130,040 for a family of four. However, Fairview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fairview is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fairview home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairview residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Fairview also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fairview include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Fairview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.