Fairlea, WV Population

Population: 1,706
Males: 784 (46.0%), Females: 922 (54.0%)

Greenbrier County

Median resident age: 41.3 years
Median household income: $20,664
Median house value: $101,900

Races in Fairlea:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (19.6%), English (6.6%), German (6.3%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Italian (2.4%).

Elevation: 2200 feet

Land area: 3.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Fairlea

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairlea CDP

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

0.9% Foreign born

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Fairlea:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; RONCEVERTE, WV)
  • SUMMERS COUNTY ARH HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; HINTON, WV)
  • RICHWOOD AREA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 32 miles; RICHWOOD, WV)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairlea:

  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 8 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; Abbreviation: LWB)
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 46 miles; BECKLEY, WV; Abbreviation: BKW)
  • ROANOKE REGIONAL/WOODRUM FIELD (about 47 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Abbreviation: ROA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairlea:

Amtrak stations near Fairlea:

  • 11 miles: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (WHITE SULPHUR SPRING, 315 W. MAIN ST.). Services: call for taxi service.
  • 14 miles: ALDERSON (1 C&O PLAZA AT RAILROAD AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking.

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairlea:

  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 42 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,754)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; SALEM, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,382)
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 45 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; RADFORD, VA; Full-time enrollment: 8,034)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; DUBLIN, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,262)
  • VIRGINIA WESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; ROANOKE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,535)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 63 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,096)