SC

National Population : 333,590,059
South Carolina State Population : 5,404,936

About Fairfax, SC

Fairfax, SC is located in Allendale County in the state of South Carolina.

The total City Population for Fairfax is about 1,675 with about 195 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 4,624.

The Average Home Value is $63,200.00, which is roughly 53% lower than the Average Home Value of $135,244.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 67% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $30,490.00, which is roughly 34% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $46,131.00 for the state of South Carolina, and roughly 47% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Fairfax is about 16.7%.

South Carolina is ranked #48 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 12.12 out of 100.

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Voting

Allendale County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 69.28% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 75.65%
Republican: 23.24%
Libertarian: 0.53%
Green: 0.53%
Other: 0.06%


Nearby Locations

Luray, SC (5.24 mi.)
Brunson, SC (5.68 mi.)
Allendale, SC (5.84 mi.)
Ulmer, SC (9.98 mi.)
Hampton, SC (10.55 mi.)
Estill, SC (12.63 mi.)
Varnville, SC (12.91 mi.)
Martin, SC (18.34 mi.)
Olar, SC (18.93 mi.)
Ehrhardt, SC (19.85 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 29827
Latitude : 32.886699
Longitude : -81.285711
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 120 ft.
Area Code(s) : 803

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.40
Male Population Estimate : 60.81%
Female Population Estimate : 39.19%
Median Age : 38.9
Male Median Age : 36.9
Female Median Age : 42.7

White Population Estimate : 28.03%
Black Population Estimate : 70.50%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.79%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.39%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.00%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.22%
Other Population Estimate : 1.25%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Fairfax specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Allendale County: About 29 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Allendale County: About 482 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Allendale County is about 87% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 40% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.