Fairborn is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 33,876 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Fairborn is the 44th largest community in Ohio.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fairborn is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fairborn is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fairborn who work in sales jobs (12.69%), office and administrative support (12.36%), and food service (8.52%).
Also of interest is that Fairborn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Fairborn is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Fairborn enrolled in college, Fairborn has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
The overall education level of Fairborn citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.99% of adults in Fairborn have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fairborn in 2018 was $27,085, which is middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,340 for a family of four. However, Fairborn contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fairborn is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fairborn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fairborn residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fairborn include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Fairborn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.