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Fairdale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Fairdale Census Designated Place had a population of 2,020 as of July 1, 2016. Fairdale ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Pennsylvania. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairdale is located at latitude 39.8901 and longitude -79.968 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the Fairdale Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,001 feet.

The Fairdale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389058) 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.

The Fairdale Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cumberland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairdale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fairdale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,020
Population in Households 2,006
Population in Familes 1,555
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 1,400
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 918
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 562
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 998 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 556 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $98,925
Average Home Value $121,505


Median Household Income $37,314
Average Household Income $51,721
Per Capita Income $23,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.37%
Households -0.28% -0.26%
Families -0.39% -0.39%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Fairdale, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairdale to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 634 64th
Population Density1 # 889 50th
Diversity Index2 # 1579 11th
Median Household Income # 1513 14th
Per Capita Income # 1106 37th

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