Fairlea demographics profile

StatisticFairleaWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)4827791
Median age42.641.937.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%59%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1851%37%43%
Speak English98%98%79%
Speak Spanish1%1%13%
Fairlea, WV has a population of 1,802 and is the 11,637th largest city in the United States. The population density is 482 per sq mi which is 529% higher than the West Virginia average and 432% higher than the national average. The median age in Fairlea is 43 which is approximately 2% higher than the West Virginia average of 42. In Fairlea, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 98% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 78% of Fairlea residents were born in West Virginia, 21% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Fairlea is 529% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Fairlea is 2% higher than West Virginia.
  • In Fairlea 92.45% of the population is White.
  • In Fairlea 2.39% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fairlea 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Fairlea population breakdown by race

RaceFairleaWest VirginiaNational
Black or African American2.39%3.43%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race5.16%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.00%0.31%4.75%
In Fairlea, 0.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fairlea, WV demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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