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Fairview, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Fairview had a population of 9,371 as of July 1, 2016. Fairview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Oregon. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairview is located at latitude 45.5476 and longitude -122.4368 in Multnomah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fairview (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.49 sq. miles. Multnomah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 138 feet.

The City of Fairview (GNIS ID: 2410478) 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.

Oregon is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fairview is located within Gresham Division of Multnomah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairview 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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Fairview, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,371
Population in Households 9,315
Population in Familes 7,234
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 3,035
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 3,670
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 2,382
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,014 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,656 (43.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 185 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $232,062
Average Home Value $256,504


Median Household Income $53,267
Average Household Income $66,420
Per Capita Income $25,406
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.95%
Households 0.56% 0.8%
Families 0.75% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Fairview, OR - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairview to the other 378 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon 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 # 64 83rd
Population Density1 # 72 81st
Diversity Index2 # 26 93rd
Median Household Income # 115 70th
Per Capita Income # 154 60th

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