Fairforest, SC Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairforest, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Fairforest Census Designated Place had a population of 1,912 as of July 1, 2018. Fairforest ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Fairforest is located at latitude 34.9488 and longitude -82.0144 in Spartanburg County. The formal boundaries for the Fairforest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Spartanburg County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Fairforest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2629825) 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 Fairforest Census Designated Place is located within Spartanburg Division of Spartanburg County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairforest: Fair Forest.

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


Total Population 1,912
Population in Households 1,907
Population in Familes 1,537
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 914
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $45,998
Average Household Income $58,244
Per Capita Income $21,286


Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 443 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 235 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $110,714
Average Home Value $113,348


Total Households 678
Average Household Size 2.81
Family Households 441
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 1.49% 1.41%
Households 1.35% 1.41%
Families 1.07% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.45%

Fairforest, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairforest 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 # 189 53rd
Population Density # 147 63rd
Diversity Index # 9 98th
Median Household Income # 141 65th
Per Capita Income # 208 48th

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