Fairchild AFB CDP, WA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairchild AFB CDP, Washington - Basic Facts

The Fairchild Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 2,961 as of July 1, 2016. Fairchild AFB CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Washington. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairchild AFB CDP is located at latitude 47.6188 and longitude -117.6482 in Spokane County. The formal boundaries for the Fairchild Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Fairchild Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408102) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Washington is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Fairchild Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Cheney-Medical Lake Division of Spokane County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairchild AFB CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairchild AFB CDP: Fairchild Air Force Base CDP.

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Fairchild AFB CDP, WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,961
Population in Households 2,470
Population in Familes 2,422
Population in Group Qrtrs 491
Population Density1 453
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 735
Average Household Size 3.36
Family Households 696
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4 ( 0.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 731 (78.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 199 (21.3%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $43,984
Average Household Income $57,255
Per Capita Income $17,243
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.05%
Households 1.35% 1.22%
Families 1.33% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fairchild AFB CDP, WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairchild AFB CDP to the other 627 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 259 59th
Population Density1 # 426 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 155 75th
Median Household Income # 454 28th
Per Capita Income # 588 6th

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