Fairburn, GA Demographics

Population (year 2000): 5,464. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,564 (+56.7% change)
Males: 2,659 (48.7%), Females: 2,805 (51.3%)

Fulton County

Zip code: 30213

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $39,679 (year 2000)
Median house value: $93,200 (year 2000)

Races in Fairburn:

  • Black (47.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.6%)
  • Hispanic (13.0%)
  • Other race (6.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.1%), English (6.0%), German (6.0%), Irish (3.6%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), French (1.3%).

Elevation: 1016 feet

Land area: 7.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairburn

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairburn city

  • Never married: 26.4%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

7.8% Foreign born (6.5% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +881 (+19.2%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairburn:

  • ANCHOR HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; COLLEGE PARK, GA)
  • FAYETTE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; FAYETTEVILLE, GA)
  • SOUTHWEST HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (about 12 miles; ATLANTA, GA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairburn:

  • THE WILLIAM B HARTSFIELD ATLANTA INTL (about 13 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: ATL)
  • DOBBINS AIR RESERVE BASE (about 24 miles; MARIETTA, GA; ID: MGE)
  • RICHARD B RUSSELL (about 67 miles; ROME, GA; ID: RMG)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairburn:

  • SOUTH FULTON (about 5 miles; PALMETTO, GA; ID: 8A9)
  • PEACHTREE CITY-FALCON FIELD (about 15 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FFC)
  • FULTON COUNTY AIRPORT-BROWN FIELD (about 15 miles; ATLANTA, GA; ID: FTY)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairburn:

  • ATLANTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 16 miles; ATLANTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,207)
  • CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 4,652)
  • MOREHOUSE COLLEGE (about 18 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE (about 18 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,708)
  • CLAYTON COLLEGE AND STATE UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; MORROW, GA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 19 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 17,302)
  • GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 20 miles; ATLANTA, GA; FT enrollment: 13,841)

Schools

Public high school in Fairburn:

  • CREEKSIDE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,585; Location: 7405 HERNDON ROAD; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high schools in Fairburn:

  • LANDMARK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 768; Location: 50 BROAD ST; Grades: KG – 12)
  • ARLINGTON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 424; Location: 4500 RIDGE ROAD; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairburn:

  • BEAR CREEK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,309; Location: 7415 HERNDON ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • E. C. WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 636; Location: 7040 RIVERTOWN ROAD; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CAMPBELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 568; Location: 91 ELDER STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • VICTORY CHARTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 463; Location: 9275 CEDAR GROVE ROAD; Grades: KG – 08)