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 home prices are not only among the most expensive in North Carolina, but Fairview real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairview who work in office and administrative support (18.16%), sales jobs (15.20%), and healthcare (8.94%).
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 ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
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. 94.41% 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.
The percentage of people in Fairview who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.14% of adults in Fairview have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fairview in 2010 was $24,769, which is upper middle income relative to North Carolina, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,076 for a family of four. However, Fairview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairview is a very 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 21.75% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fairview include English, Irish, French , and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Fairview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Slavic languages.