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Fair Play, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Fair Play Census Designated Place had a population of 711 as of July 1, 2019. 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 34.5112 and longitude -82.9854 in Oconee County. The formal boundaries for the Fair Play Census Designated Place 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Play: Fairplay.

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Fair Play, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fair Play, SC Housing Affordability Index is 183
State of South Carolina Housing Affordability Index is 149
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fair Play, SC Wealth Index is 119
State of South Carolina Wealth Index is 81
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 711 (100%)
Population in Households 699 (98.3%)
Population in Families 605 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 12 ( 1.7%)
Population Density 105
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $55,411
Average Household Income $80,584
Per Capita Income $30,883
Wealth Index4 119

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 (37.3%)
Median Home Value $170,395
Housing Affordability Index3 183
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 297
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 224
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.37% 0.53%
Households 0.37% 0.53%
Families 0.15% 0.44%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   1.22%

Fair Play, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Play to the other 397 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 275 31st
Population Density # 365 8th
Diversity Index # 380 5th
Median Household Income # 66 84th
Per Capita Income # 57 86th

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