Fairborn, OH


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Fairborn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 33,452 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Fairborn is the 44th largest community in Ohio.

Unlike some cities, Fairborn isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fairborn are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fairborn is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairborn who work in office and administrative support (16.28%), sales jobs (12.69%), and food service (8.04%).

Also of interest is that Fairborn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Fairborn is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Fairborn enrolled in college, Fairborn has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The citizens of Fairborn are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.68% of adults in Fairborn having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fairborn in 2010 was $23,450, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $93,800 for a family of four. However, Fairborn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fairborn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairborn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairborn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fairborn include Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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