Fair Play, SC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fair Play, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Fair Play Census Designated Place had a population of 707 as of July 1, 2017. Fair Play ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fair Play is located at latitude 34.5053 and longitude -82.9863 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the Fair Play Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Oconee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 814 feet.

The Fair Play Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2584531) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

South Carolina is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fair Play Census Designated Place is located within Oakway Division of Oconee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fair Play population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Play: Fairplay.

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Fair Play, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 707
Daytime Population: Workers 311
Daytime Population: Residents 387
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 698
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.99
Population in Households 695
Population in Familes 602
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 105
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $43,318
Average Household Income $60,033
Per Capita Income $23,600


Total Housing Units 476 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 238 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 181 (38.0%)
Median Home Value $139,286
Average Home Value $250,630


Total Households 295
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.4% 0.5%
Households 0.38% 0.54%
Families 0.12% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Fair Play, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Play to the other 396 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 273 31st
Population Density # 364 8th
Diversity Index # 383 4th
Median Household Income # 151 62nd
Per Capita Income # 122 69th

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