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Fairborn, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Fairborn had a population of 32,587 as of July 1, 2016. Fairborn ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairborn is located at latitude 39.7936 and longitude -84.011 in Greene County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairborn (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Greene County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 837 feet.

The City of Fairborn (GNIS ID: 2394726) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Fairborn is located within Township of Bath, a minor civil division (MCD) of Greene County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairborn: Fairfield, Osborn.

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Fairborn, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,587
Population in Households 31,801
Population in Familes 22,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 786
Population Density1 2,478
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 14,491
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 8,049
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 16,339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,003 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,488 (45.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,848 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $113,986
Average Home Value $140,904


Median Household Income $42,196
Average Household Income $55,738
Per Capita Income $24,807
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.12%
Households 0.21% 0.2%
Families 0.11% 0.03%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.

Fairborn, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairborn to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 44 96th
Population Density1 # 155 87th
Diversity Index2 # 138 89th
Median Household Income # 834 31st
Per Capita Income # 499 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.