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Fairdale, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Fairdale Census Designated Place had a population of 2,008 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Fairdale, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,008
Daytime Population: Workers 412
Daytime Population: Residents 1,225
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,637
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 1,994
Population in Familes 1,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density2 1,392
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $38,234
Average Household Income $53,079
Per Capita Income $24,010


Total Housing Units 993 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 552 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 357 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $100,159
Average Home Value $120,253


Total Households 909
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 555
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 -0.43% -0.57%
Households -0.37% -0.56%
Families -0.51% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   1.87%

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, 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 # 639 64th
Population Density # 892 49th
Diversity Index # 1578 11th
Median Household Income # 1526 13th
Per Capita Income # 1176 33rd

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