Fairview, North Carolina

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Population in 2010: 2,678.
Population change since 2000: +7.3%
Males: 1,317  (49.2%)
Females: 1,361  (50.8%)
Median resident age:

34.7 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 28730.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $67,066 (it was $46,818 in 2000)
Fairview:

$67,066
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,308 (it was $21,029 in 2000)

Fairview CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $225,909 (it was $113,600 in 2000)
Fairview:

$225,909
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $242,300; detached houses: $258,628; mobile homes: $81,152

Median gross rent in 2017: $732.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairview: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
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  • Races in Fairview, NC (2010)
    • 2,49593.2%White alone
    • 732.7%Hispanic
    • 552.1%Two or more races
    • 321.2%Black alone
    • 120.4%Asian alone
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.1%Other race alone

Races in Fairview detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Fairview, North Carolina as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairview is 205 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (32.3%), German (16.1%), English (15.0%), Irish (8.3%), European (3.3%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 2001

Land area: 6.21 square miles.

Population density: 431 people per square mile   (low).

Fairview, North Carolina map

230 residents are foreign born (3.9% Latin America, 3.8% Europe).

This place:

7.7%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,698 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,541 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Asheville, NC (9.2 miles , pop. 68,889).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (91.7 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (503.4 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Gerton, NC (2.1 miles ),
Swannanoa, NC (2.4 miles ),
Royal Pines, NC (2.5 miles ),
Hoopers Creek, NC (2.5 miles ),
Biltmore Forest, NC (2.7 miles ),
Fletcher, NC (2.9 miles ),
Black Mountain, NC (2.9 miles ),
Fruitland, NC (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 35.52 N, Longitude: 82.41 W

Area code: 828

Distribution of median household income in Fairview, NC in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairview, NC in 2017
Fairview satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Fairview, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.6%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.2%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Fairview, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.0%)

Average climate in Fairview, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.9. This is about average.

City:

64.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.61. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.61
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fairview-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the Fairview place center killed 2 people and injured 35 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 tornado 46.8 miles away from the place center killed 4 people and injured 52 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fairview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from Fairview center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 204.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/23/2006 at 10:42:57, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 115.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/2/2006 at 17:53:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Buncombe County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairview:

  • FLESHERS FAIRVIEW HEALTH CARE (3016 CANE CREEK RD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Fairview:

  • BLUE RIDGE HOMES-SWANNANOA (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SWANNANOA, NC)
  • ASHEVILLE-OTEEN VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 7 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • WNC GROUP HOME-KENMORE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • THE LAURELS OF SUMMIT RIDGE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ASHEVILLE, NC)
  • THE OAKS AT SWEETEN CREEK (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ARDEN, NC)
  • ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TREATMENT CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)
  • JULIAN F KEITH ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE TX (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairview:

  • Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College (about 9 miles; Asheville, NC; Full-time enrollment: 6,992)
  • University of North Carolina at Asheville (about 12 miles; Asheville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,312)
  • Isothermal Community College (about 31 miles; Spindale, NC; FT enrollment: 2,165)
  • North Greenville University (about 32 miles; Tigerville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,341)
  • Furman University (about 42 miles; Greenville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,988)
  • Western Piedmont Community College (about 43 miles; Morganton, NC; FT enrollment: 2,205)
  • Western Carolina University (about 44 miles; Cullowhee, NC; FT enrollment: 8,684)

Public elementary/middle school in Fairview:

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Churches in Fairview include: Hopewell Church (A), Union Grove Church (B), Bethlehem Church (C), Brush Creek Chapel (D), Cane Creek Church (E), Zion Church (F), Crooked Creek Church (G), Sharon Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Cemetery (1), Bentons Crossroads Cemetery (2), Emmanuel Cemetery (3), Cane Creek Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Silvers Lake (A), Spivey Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Duck Creek (A), Garren Creek (B), Ashworth Creek (C), South Fork Crooked Creek (D), Reed Creek (E), North Fork Crooked Creek (F), Long Branch (G), Grassy Branch (H), Goose Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Buncombe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairview and their reported violations in the past:

ASHWORTH ESTATES MHP (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-16-2012), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-05-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-05-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-05-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-14-2013)
  • 28 routine major monitoring violations
  • 62 regular monitoring violations
  • 25 other older monitoring violations
AVALON ACRES MHP (Population served: 65, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-17-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUN-17-2013), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-29-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-27-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-27-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-27-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-22-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (OCT-22-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-01-2012), St Public Notif requested (JUL-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-05-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-05-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-25-2013)
  • 28 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
  • 19 other older monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairview that have no violations reported:

  • PLEASANT GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

72.1%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
129 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Fairview (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Fairview Road Branch at 1348 Charlotte Highway, branch established on 1984/07/31. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fairview:

Marital status in Fairview, NC
  • Never married: 25.3%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fairview:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
North Carolina average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairview
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Fairview:

(Fairview, North Carolina Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Fairview, NC (based on Buncombe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant82,696245
Mainline Protestant23,72490
Catholic8,8325
Other4,66826
Black Protestant2,01913
Orthodox4443
None115,753-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Here:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Buncombe County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Buncombe County:

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 111
This county:

4.90 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 240
This county:

10.60 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Buncombe County:

8.7%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairview:

53.4%
North Carolina:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fairview:

51.4%
State:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.5
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fairview:

21.7%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fairview:

10.1%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairview:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fairview:

34.9%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

59.9%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairview, NC Residents

8.44% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.02%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Henderson County, NC  0.73% ($43,036 average AGI)
from Haywood County, NC  0.27% ($39,860)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.24% ($67,184)


7.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,862 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.07%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($244 average AGI)
Buncombe County:

0.04%
North Carolina average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Henderson County, NC  1.13% ($48,051 average AGI)
to Haywood County, NC  0.35% ($40,935)
to Madison County, NC  0.28% ($39,947)
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Strongest AM radio stations in Fairview:

  • WFGW (1010 AM; 50 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPEK (880 AM; daytime; 5 kW; FAIRVIEW, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWRN (1350 AM; 10 kW; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLACK MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKJV (1380 AM; 25 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: INTERNATIONAL BAPTIST OUTREACH MISSIONS)
  • WWNC (570 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WISE (1310 AM; 5 kW; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHVILLE RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)
  • WGCR (720 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PISGAH FOREST, NC; Owner: ANCHOR BAPTIST BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • WJFJ (1160 AM; 10 kW; TRYON, NC; Owner: COLUMBUS BROADCAST CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTZQ (1600 AM; 5 kW; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: HOUSTON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWOL (780 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: HOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairview:

  • WMIT (106.9 FM; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCW (88.7 FM; SPINDALE, NC; Owner: ISOTHERMAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKSF (99.9 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W249AR (97.7 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTPT (93.3 FM; FOREST CITY, NC; Owner: UPSTATE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQNQ (104.3 FM; OLD FORT, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W220CD (91.9 FM; ENKA, NC; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WCQS (88.1 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WMYI (102.5 FM; HENDERSONVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSPA-FM (98.9 FM; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFBC-FM (93.7 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENVILLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLFA (91.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WESC-FM (92.5 FM; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQNS (104.9 FM; WAYNESVILLE, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W237AR (95.3 FM; HAZELWOOD, ETC., NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W218AD (91.5 FM; BREVARD, NC; Owner: WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • W292CJ (106.3 FM; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: BLUE RIDGE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAGI-FM (105.3 FM; GAFFNEY, SC; Owner: GAFFNEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WECR-FM (102.3 FM; BEECH MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: RONDINARO BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WHCB (91.5 FM; BRISTOL, TN; Owner: APPALACHIAN EDUC. COMMUNICATION CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Fairview:

  • WASV-TV (Channel 62; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52BA (Channel 52; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W35AV (Channel 35; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WAEN-LP (Channel 64; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: ASHEVILLE MEDIA GROUP, L.L.C.)
  • WHNS (Channel 21; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • W08BP (Channel 8; BEAVER DAM, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W14AS (Channel 14; WEST ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WYFF (Channel 4; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: WYFF HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSPA-TV (Channel 7; SPARTANBURG, SC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W51CK (Channel 51; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BQ (Channel 23; ASHEVILLE, ETC., NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOS (Channel 13; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W27AX (Channel 27; LAKE LURE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W05AU (Channel 5; BAT CAVE, ETC., NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WUNF-TV (Channel 33; ASHEVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W06AL (Channel 6; OTEEN/WARREN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W12AQ (Channel 12; BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC; Owner: WLOS LICENSEE, LLC)
Fairview fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Fairview fatal accident list:

Mar 26, 2006 06:14 AM, Rp-3136, Rp-3133, Lat: 35.517560, Lon: -82.409870, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.8mTotal length
  • 92,450Total average daily traffic
  • 7,825Total average daily truck traffic
  • 184,900Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairview, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairview, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairview)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • River Ridge (Lat: 35.570667 Lon: -82.506222), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNZS866,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.025 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2018, Expiration Date: 06/17/2028, Certifier: Jeff Chalmers, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street, Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • River Ridge (Lat: 35.570667 Lon: -82.506222), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPFK639, Licensee ID: L00006360,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.000 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 08/11/2019, Registrant: Rcs Communications Group, 800 Megahertz Drive, Winston Salem, NC 27107, Phone: (336) 788-9191, Fax: (336) 650-1124
  • Flat Top Mtn (Lat: 35.567889 Lon: -82.383722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53 m, Call Sign: WPHC330, Licensee ID: L01422065,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.800 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/2000, Expiration Date: 05/09/2010, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2010, Certifier: Shawn E Endsley, Registrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 3000 Technology Dr. #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-0000, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Us 74 (Lat: 35.516222 Lon: -82.399556), Call Sign: KDG905, Licensee ID: L00122051,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz, 45.3600 MHz, 45.4800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/07/1998, Expiration Date: 03/11/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/20/2004, Registrant: County Of Buncombe, Buncombe County Courthouse, Asheville, NC 28801-3561
  • Garren Creek Vfd Garren Creek Rd (Lat: 35.502889 Lon: -82.258167), Call Sign: KNCX771, Licensee ID: L00122051,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz, 45.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/1996, Expiration Date: 02/20/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: County Of Buncombe, Asheville, NC 28807, Phone: (704) 255-5638
  • High Windy Mountain (Lat: 35.574278 Lon: -82.331778), Type: Pole, Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: WPEG549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 937.450 MHz, 937.462 MHz, 937.475 MHz, 937.487 MHz, 937.500 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/2013, Expiration Date: 02/22/2024, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2015, Certifier: James L Wheaton, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • High Windy Mt, Hp-1128, 4.7k Ft. Ne Of Spring Mountain Road (Lat: 35.569500 Lon: -82.337500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQIZ797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.287 MHz, 851.675 MHz, 852.112 MHz, 852.412 MHz, 853.762 MHz, 866.287 MHz, 866.675 MHz, 867.112 MHz, 867.412 MHz, 868.762 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2014, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2014, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • FAIRVIEW, 790t Little Pisgah Mountain Road (Lat: 35.500417 Lon: -82.332889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 41.8 m, Call Sign: WMN843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • HP-1128, Highwindy M, 395 Spring Mountain Road (Lat: 35.569500 Lon: -82.337500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WQHU818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6645.00 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2017, Expiration Date: 11/13/2027, Certifier: Harold Meacombs, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4231 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4231, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • FLAT TOP, Church Rd (Lat: 35.567611 Lon: -82.384111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.5 m, Call Sign: WQKG729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10835.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2019, Expiration Date: 05/13/2029, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham, Registrant: Buncombe County Government, 59 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-6833, Fax: (828) 250-6051, Email:
  • Flat Top, 72 T Randall Dr. (Lat: 35.567083 Lon: -82.383306), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQQF285,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz, 17960.0 MHz... (+4 more), Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham, Registrant: Buncombe County, 59 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-6833, Email:
  • Fairview Lib, 1 Taylor Road (Lat: 35.524917 Lon: -82.413556), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQQF331,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 17800.0 MHz, 23035.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham, Registrant: Buncombe County, 59 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-6833, Email:
  • FAIRVIEW ES, 1355 Charlotte Hwy (Lat: 35.522778 Lon: -82.411722), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQQF339,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz, 19360.0 MHz, 19520.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 11/26/2012, Expiration Date: 11/26/2022, Certifier: Bryan Dillingham, Registrant: Buncombe County, 59 Woodfin Place, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: (828) 250-6833, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Flat Top Mtn., 4 Miles North Of Fairview (Lat: 35.573444 Lon: -82.385111), Call Sign: KIY779,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.700 MHz, 152.240 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 12/07/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Venable, LLP, 575 7th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 344-4000, Fax: (202) 344-8300, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairview)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1090L , Serial Number: 27-0053, Year manufactured: 1990, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Warren W Keull, 1227 Brush Creek Circle, Fairview, NC 28730
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 13078 , Serial Number: 17262479, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 10/30/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 35 Kirkpatrick Ln, Fairview, NC 28730
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 322TW , Serial Number: 0312, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 08/22/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Flight Group LLC Icarus, 12 Old Fort Rd, Fairview, NC 28730, Other Owners: Mountain Flight Group LLC Busbee
  • Aircraft: PLACKIS ROY LANCAIR 320/360 MKII (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 754RP , Serial Number: 810-320-652FB, Year manufactured: 2007, Airworthiness Date: 11/17/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/18/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Warren W Keull, 1227 Brush Creek Cir, Fairview, NC 28730
  • Aircraft: KERNS KENNETH H KENS WINGLESS WONDER (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 7195R , Serial Number: 290163188-1, Certificate Issue Date: 09/17/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Kenneth H Kerns, 75 Laurel Haven Rd, Fairview, NC 28730
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/22/2004

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$148,96310$262,34937$226,8551$106,5605$260,1061$108,960
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$255,6450$01$132,4600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$329,74012$231,3321$37,2601$177,0102$79,745
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$294,7507$232,4860$01$191,1201$57,890
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$236,3000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0032.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$409,270
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$120,440
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0032.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairview, NC
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairview, NC - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 47. The highest number of fires - 85 took place in 2006, and the least - 11 in 2008. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairview, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (67.6%), and Outside Fires (23.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairview, NC
    • 51267.6%Structure Fires
    • 17423.0%Outside Fires
    • 395.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 324.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairview, NC
Most common first names in Fairview, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3680.7 years
James3573.8 years
William2776.3 years
John2677.3 years
Robert2372.9 years
George2079.4 years
Charles1970.2 years
Dorothy1785.9 years
Joseph1369.4 years
Mildred1283.1 years
Most common last names in Fairview, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wright2277.1 years
Davis1778.3 years
Nesbitt1680.4 years
Miller1680.7 years
Moore1576.1 years
Trantham1481.8 years
Lytle1383.2 years
Williams1378.3 years
Owenby1370.5 years
Sales1273.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairview, NC
  • 68.2%Electricity
  • 9.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.8%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Wood
  • 4.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairview, NC
  • 70.9%Electricity
  • 26.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Other fuel


Fairview compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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