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Fairview, Montana - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairview had a population of 798 as of July 1, 2019. Fairview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Montana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairview is located at latitude 47.8564 and longitude -104.0449 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairview encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 1,913 feet.

The Town of Fairview (GNIS ID: 2412618) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Montana is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Fairview is located within Fairview Division of Richland County.


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Fairview, MT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fairview, MT Housing Affordability Index is 153
State of Montana Housing Affordability Index is 110
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fairview, MT Wealth Index is 56
State of Montana Wealth Index is 79
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 798
Population in Households 798
Population in Familes 639
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 996
Diversity Index1 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,906
Average Household Income $63,779
Per Capita Income $26,862
Wealth Index3 56

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (27.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $188,298
Housing Affordability Index2 153
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 337
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 219
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.03% 0.45%
Households -0.06% 0.53%
Families 0.61% 0.36%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   3.34%

Fairview, MT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairview to the other 364 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Montana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 114 69th
Population Density # 76 79th
Diversity Index # 132 63rd
Median Household Income # 164 55th
Per Capita Income # 217 41st

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