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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fairborn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (17.40%), sales jobs (11.36%), and management occupations (8.50%).
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.
In addition, Fairborn is a college town. There are a lot of students in Fairborn attending college, and as a result Fairborn provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
In terms of college education, Fairborn is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.42% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fairborn in 2010 was $24,354, which is upper middle income relative to Ohio, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,416 for a family of four. However, Fairborn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairborn is a very 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 Other Asian languages.