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Fairview, Oregon - Basic Facts

The City of Fairview is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Multnomah County at latitude 45.5476 and longitude -122.4368. Multnomah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 138 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fairview, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fairview, Oregon.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fairview indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Fairview, OR Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 9,147
Population in Households 9,090
Population in Familes 7,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 2,963
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 3,628
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 2,360
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,034 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,594 (41.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 204 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $222,120
Average Home Value $241,618


Median Household Income $52,202
Average Household Income $65,305
Per Capita Income $25,238
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 0.91%
Households 0.55% 0.88%
Families 0.88% 0.78%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   2.73%
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 377 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Oregon by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 65 83rd
Population Density1 # 71 81st
Diversity Index2 # 26 93rd
Median Household Income # 103 73rd
Per Capita Income # 127 67th

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