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Fair Play, South Carolina - Basic Facts

Fair Play is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Fair Play Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Oconee County at latitude 34.5112 and longitude -82.9854. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Fair Play Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Play: Fairplay.

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Fair Play, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 699
Population in Households 687
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density1 104
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 221
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 470 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (49.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (37.7%)
Median Home Value $140,217
Average Home Value $192,382


Median Household Income $38,278
Average Household Income $53,032
Per Capita Income $20,520
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.41% 0.51%
Households 0.49% 0.54%
Families 0.0% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Fair Play, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Play to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 269 32nd
Population Density1 # 363 8th
Diversity Index2 # 378 4th
Median Household Income # 164 59th
Per Capita Income # 138 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.