Fairfax, SC Population

Population: 3,206. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,178 (-0.9% change)
Males: 2,062 (64.3%), Females: 1,144 (35.7%)

Allendale County

Zip code: 29827

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $17,083
Median house value: $51,400

Races in Fairfax:

  • Black (73.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (25.7%)

Ancestries: United States (6.1%), English (1.8%), German (1.4%), Irish (1.3%).

Elevation: 136 feet

Land area: 3.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax

  • High school or higher: 59.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 7.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax town

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 13.7%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +883 (+38.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Fairfax:

  • ALLENDALE COUNTY HOSPITAL (1787 ALLENDALE FAIRFAX RD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairfax:

  • HAMPTON REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 16 miles; VARNVILLE, SC)
  • BARNWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; BARNWELL, SC)
  • BAMBERG COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; BAMBERG, SC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairfax:

  • BEAUFORT MCAS /MERRITT FIELD/ (about 50 miles; BEAUFORT, SC; Abbreviation: NBC)
  • AUGUSTA RGNL AT BUSH FIELD (about 57 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Abbreviation: AGS)
  • SAVANNAH/HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL (about 58 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Abbreviation: SAV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairfax:

  • ALLENDALE COUNTY (about 3 miles; ALLENDALE, SC; Abbreviation: 88J)
  • HAMPTON-VARNVILLE (about 14 miles; HAMPTON, SC; Abbreviation: 3J0)
  • BARNWELL COUNTY (about 23 miles; BARNWELL, SC; Abbreviation: BNL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfax:

  • SOUTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; ORANGEBURG, SC; Full-time enrollment: 3,971)
  • GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; STATESBORO, GA; Full-time enrollment: 12,724)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN (about 54 miles; AIKEN, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,636)
  • AUGUSTA TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 62 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,300)
  • AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; AUGUSTA, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,778)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,945)
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 69 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,565)

Schools

Public high schools in Fairfax:

  • ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 3581 ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGHWAY; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • ALLENDALE CORRECTIONAL INSTITUTION (Location: 1057 REVOLUTIONARY TRAIL S; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fairfax:

  • ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX MIDDLE (Students: 428; Location: 3305 ALLENDALE-FAIRFAX HIGHWAY; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • FAIRFAX ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 14TH AND BYRD STREETS; Grades: PK – 05)

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