Fairborn, OH

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Population

33,344

0.427% decline

Median Age

33.1


Median Household Income

$45,008

8.38% growth

Poverty Rate

20.9%


Number of Employees

15,972

0.131% decline

Median Property Value

$113,000

3.01% growth

About

In 2017, Fairborn, OH had a population of 33.3k people with a median age of 33.1 and a median household income of $45,008. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fairborn, OH declined from 33,487 to 33,344, a -0.427% decrease and its median household income grew from $41,529 to $45,008, a 8.38% increase.

The population of Fairborn, OH is 79.3% White Alone, 7.57% Black or African American Alone, and 5.06% Two or More Races. 7.67% of the people in Fairborn, OH speak a non-English language, and 96.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Fairborn, OH are Wright State University-Main Campus (3,879 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Fairborn, OH is $113,000, and the homeownership rate is 47.6%. Most people in Fairborn, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Fairborn, OH is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Fairborn, OH employs 16k people. The largest industries in Fairborn, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,410 people), Retail Trade (2,341 people), and Educational Services (1,851 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($68,156), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,951), and Wholesale Trade ($41,076).

Median household income in Fairborn, OH is $45,008. Males in Fairborn, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Fairborn, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$45,008

2017 value

± $2,951

8.38%

1 Year Growth

± 7.27%

Households in Fairborn, OH have a median annual income of $45,008, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $41,529 in 2016, which represents a 8.38% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Fairborn, OH made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Fairborn, OH workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Fairborn, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2106.03

  2. Census Tract 2106.01

  3. Census Tract 2009

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Fairborn, OH was Census Tract 2106.03 with a value of $128,102, followed by Census Tract 2106.01 and Census Tract 2009, with respective values of $87,255 and $69,868.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Fairborn, OH (6.78k out of 32.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 35 - 44.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    4,912 ± 507

  2. Black

    909 ± 273

  3. Two Or More

    605 ± 213

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Fairborn, OH is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

16k

2017 Value

± 864

-0.131%

1 Year decline

± 7.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fairborn, OH declined at a rate of -0.131%, from 16k employees to 16k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Fairborn, OH, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,449 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,898 people), and Management Occupations (1,265 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Fairborn, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Fairborn, OH, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,449 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,898 people), and Management Occupations (1,265 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fairborn, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.74 times higher than expected), Computer & Mathematical Occupations (1.72 times), and Health Technologists & Technicians (1.42 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Fairborn, OH, by median earnings, are Management Occupations ($68,988), Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($63,056), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($62,957).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

16k

2017 Value

± 864

-0.131%

1 Year decline

± 7.73%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Fairborn, OH declined at a rate of -0.131%, from 16k employees to 16k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Fairborn, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,410 people), Retail Trade (2,341 people), and Educational Services (1,851 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Fairborn, OH, though some of these residents may live in Fairborn, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Fairborn, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,410 people), Retail Trade (2,341 people), and Educational Services (1,851 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Fairborn, OH has an unusually high number of Public Administration (1.43 times higher than expected), Retail Trade (1.28 times), and Educational Services (1.25 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Fairborn, OH, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($68,156), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,951), and Wholesale Trade ($41,076).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles with $64.2B and Machinery and $45.1B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

90.8% of the population of Fairborn, OH has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 21.1% on Medicaid, 8.99% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 5.76% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Fairborn, OH was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Fairborn, OH see 1307 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1300 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1656 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 561 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,307 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Ohio see an average of 1,307 patients per year. This represents a 0.538% increase from the previous year (1,300 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,371

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,007

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,038

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.2%

Uninsured

40.8%

Employer Coverage

21.1%

Medicaid

8.99%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

5.76%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Fairborn, OH declined by 13.5% from 10.6% to 9.2%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Fairborn, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Fairborn, OH is home to a population of 33.3k people, from which 96.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 5.47% of Fairborn, OH residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Fairborn, OH is composed of 26.4k White Alone residents (79.3%), 2.53k Black or African American Alone residents (7.57%), 1.69k Two or More Races residents (5.06%), 1.42k Asian Alone residents (4.26%), 1.2k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.59%), 44 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.132%), 25 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.075%), and 4 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.012%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Fairborn, OH are Spanish or Spanish Creole (768 speakers), Other Asian Languages (187 speakers), and Arabic (128 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

33

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.5

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 5.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Fairborn, OH was 33.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 33, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Fairborn, OH are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Fairborn, OH residents was 34.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

5.47%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.02%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 5.47% of Fairborn, OH residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Fairborn, OH was 6.02%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Fairborn, OH was India, the natal country of 56,561 Fairborn, OH residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

96.8%

2017 Citizenship

96.5%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 96.8% of Fairborn, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Fairborn, OH was 96.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    26.4k ± 658

  2. Black or African American Alone

    2.53k ± 439

  3. Two or More Races

    1.69k ± 355

In 2017, there were 10.5 times more White Alone residents (26.4k people) in Fairborn, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.53k Black or African American Alone and 1.69k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Fairborn, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    768 speakers (2.49%)

  2. Other Asian Languages

    187 speakers (0.606%)

  3. Arabic

    128 speakers (0.415%)

7.67% of Fairborn, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Fairborn, OH was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.49% of the overall population of Fairborn, OH are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.606% speak Other Asian Languages and 0.415% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    1,069 ± 181

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    785 ± 170

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    688 ± 182

Fairborn, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.36 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Fairborn, OH awarded 3,879 degrees. The student population of Fairborn, OH is skewed towards women, with 7,942 male students and 8,713 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Fairborn, OH are White (2,560 and 79.7%), followed by Black or African American (318 and 9.89%), Two or More Races (123 and 3.83%), and Asian (99 and 3.08%).

The largest universities in Fairborn, OH by number of degrees awarded are Wright State University-Main Campus (3,879 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Fairborn, OH are General Business Administration & Management (304 and 7.84%), Electrical & Electronics Engineering (282 and 7.27%), and Registered Nursing (215 and 5.54%).

The median tuition costs in Fairborn, OH are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $8,730 and $17,350 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 165 degrees awarded

  2. 140 degrees awarded

  3. 172 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Fairborn, OH was General Psychology with 165 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Fairborn, OH according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

3,879 degrees awarded

$8,730

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Fairborn, OH institution with the largest number of graduating students was Wright State University-Main Campus with 3,879 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

1,853

Degrees Awarded to Men

2,026

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 1,853 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Fairborn, OH, which is 0.915 times less than the 2,026 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    2,560 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    318 degrees awarded

  3. Two or More Races

    123 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Fairborn, OH were to White students. These 2,560 degrees mean that there were 8.05 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 318 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Fairborn, OH was $113,000 in 2017, which is 0.519 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $109,700 to $113,000, a 3.01% increase. The homeownership rate in Fairborn, OH is 47.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Fairborn, OH have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Fairborn, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$45,008

Median Household Income

± $2,951

14.2k

Number of Households

± 786

In 2017, the median household income of the 14.2k households in Fairborn, OH grew to $45,008 from the previous year's value of $41,529.

The following chart displays the households in Fairborn, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$113,000

2017 Median

± $3,687

$109,700

2016 Median

± $4,098

In 2017, the median property value in Fairborn, OH grew to to $113,000 from the previous year's value of $109,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Fairborn, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fairborn, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Fairborn, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Fairborn, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

47.6%

2017 Homeownership

48%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 47.6% of the housing units in Fairborn, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 48%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Fairborn, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

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Commute Time

19.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Fairborn, OH have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.5% of the workforce in Fairborn, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    83.1%

  2. Carpooled

    9.62%

  3. Walked

    3.29%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Fairborn, OH was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Walked.

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