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People

Total Population 1,908
Male Share of the Population 42.7%
Female Share of the Population 57.3%
Senior Citizens 19.4%
Employed Population 16+ 580
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 29.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $31,029
% Above Poverty Level 62.9%
% Below Poverty Level 37.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.1%
Median Gross Rent $606
Median House Value $44,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 67.8%
US/American 0%
English 0.7%
Irish 0.5%

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

Fairfax Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles SE of Augusta, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 158 miles S of Charlotte, North Carolina
County Allendale
Standard Zip Codes 29827
Phone Area Codes 803
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.958
Longitude -81.236

Fairfax Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station ALLENDALE 2 NW
Distance 6.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 58 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches
Station NEWINGTON
Distance 29.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Station YEMASSEE
Distance 29.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 52.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Fairfax, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barton (29827)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Allendale 3,261 $33,343
Brunson 547 $45,000
Gifford 363 $29,750
Hampton 2,726 $61,071
Sycamore 217 $47,857
Varnville 2,277 $43,375

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

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Fairfax High Schools

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ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL
3581 ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGHWAY
803-584-2311
Serves 511 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

ALLENDALE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION
1057 REVOLUTIONARY TRAIL S
803-734-0653
A Non-traditional School

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