Introduction to Fairborn, Ohio

Fairborn, Ohio, in Greene county, is 10 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is in the Dayton - Springfield area. There are 32,052 residents in Fairborn.

Fairborn History

Fairborn was created when the two villages of Fairfield and Osborn were merged in 1950. This happened because the Great Dayton Flood of 1913 forced the people of Osborn to relocate near Fairfield. In 1949, the residents of both villages voted in the favor of a merger and in January 1950, the village of Fairborn was established. The name Fairborn was created from the names of the original villages.

Fairborn and nearby Attractions

  • Greene Country Club
  • Wright Patterson Golf Club
  • U.S. Air Force Museum
  • Carriage Hill MetroPark
  • Hidden Hills Wetland
  • Wright Bros. Huffman Prairie Bikeway

Things To Do In Fairborn

The city of Fairborn has 18 parks and nature preserves. The parks have facilities for games like football, softball, tennis, volleyball and basketball. The Parks & Recreation Advisory Board organizes concerts and other recreational events on a regular basis. The Annual Sweet Corn Festival, the USAF Marathon and the Fourth of July Parade are especially noteworthy.

Fairborn Transportation

The James M Cox Dayton International Airport offers regular air transportation services.

Fairborn Higher Education

The nearest institutions for higher studies are the University of Dayton and Sinclair Community College.


Total Population 33,251
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 13.8%
Employed Population 16+ 15,849
Age of the Population 34


% of people married 42.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.4%
Median Earnings25+ $31,763
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $15,072
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,498


Median Family Income $55,440
% Above Poverty Level 76.9%
% Below Poverty Level 23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.4%


People Living Alone 36%
Median Gross Rent $759
Median House Value $107,400


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.3%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 14.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Fairborn Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 10 miles NE of Dayton, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 51 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Greene
Metro Area Dayton - Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 45324
Phone Area Codes 937
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.82
Longitude -84.019

Fairborn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 9.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 35 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 67 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.4 inches
Station XENIA 6 SSE
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 84 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Distance 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 64 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Beavercreek 45,999 $98,387
Donnelsville 467 $68,542
Enon 2,606 $68,824
Huber Heights 38,897 $60,936

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Serves 1,645 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.5

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