Fairview is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oregon. With a population of 9,567 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fairview is the 57th largest community in Oregon.
Unlike some cities 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairview who work in office and administrative support (15.81%), sales jobs (12.36%), and healthcare (8.08%).
Also of interest is that Fairview has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Even though Fairview is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The population of Fairview overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Fairview, 21.39% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fairview in 2018 was $29,675, which is upper middle income relative to Oregon and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,700 for a family of four. However, Fairview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairview is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-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 13.23% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fairview include German, English, Irish, Norwegian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Fairview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.