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, Fairview isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fairview are a mix 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.
A relatively large number of people in Fairview telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.57% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Fairview is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fairview’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Fairview is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Fairview isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 100.00% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
As is often the case in a small town, Fairview doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Fairview is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 31.28% of adults in Fairview have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fairview in 2010 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.