Fairview is a very small town located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 2,367 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fairview is the 550th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some towns 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 town of professionals, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairview who work in office and administrative support (13.79%), sales jobs (8.74%), and teaching (6.79%).
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.
Because of many things, Fairview is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fairview really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fairview perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
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: 33.37% of adults in Fairview have a college degree.
The per capita income in Fairview in 2010 was $24,871, which is middle income relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,484 for a family of four. However, Fairview contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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. Important ancestries of people in Fairview include Polish, Irish, Italian, and Russian.
The most common language spoken in Fairview is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian and Japanese.