Fairview, TN

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Living in Fairview

Fairview is a somewhat small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 8,763 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fairview is the 80th largest community in Tennessee.

Fairview real estate is some of the most expensive in Tennessee, although Fairview house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, 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 city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairview who work in sales jobs (16.96%), office and administrative support (13.13%), and management occupations (10.50%).

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.

In Fairview, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 35.16 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The overall education level of Fairview is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.42% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Fairview in 2010 was $24,303, which is upper middle income relative to Tennessee, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,212 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.

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