Fair Play, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Fair Play, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Fair Play Census Designated Place had a population of 701 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Play: Fairplay.

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Fair Play, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 701
Population in Households 689
Population in Familes 598
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 104
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $40,760
Average Household Income $61,773
Per Capita Income $24,155


Total Housing Units 472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (14.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (37.9%)
Median Home Value $147,872
Average Home Value $290,929


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 220
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.4%
Households 0.25% 0.41%
Families -0.05% 0.36%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   2.97%

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, 2018 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 # 274 31st
Population Density # 364 8th
Diversity Index # 381 4th
Median Household Income # 187 53rd
Per Capita Income # 139 65th

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