Fairfax, South Carolina

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Population in 2022: 1,392 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -56.6%
Males: 721  (51.8%)
Females: 671  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

44.2 years
South Carolina median age:

40.5 years

Zip codes: 29827.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $43,091 (it was $17,083 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$43,091
SC:

$64,115

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $22,072 (it was $8,940 in 2000)

Fairfax town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $64,651 (it was $46,600 in 2000)
Fairfax:

$64,651
SC:

$254,600

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $75,309; detached houses: $69,794; mobile homes: $118,962

Median gross rent in 2022: $795.

March 2022 cost of living index in Fairfax: 78.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 24.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.8% for Black residents, 2.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 34.5% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Fairfax, SC (2022)
    • 1,64078.5%Black alone
    • 27012.9%White alone
    • 813.9%Hispanic
    • 271.3%Two or more races
    • 170.8%Asian alone
    • 120.6%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of South Carolina and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fairfax, South Carolina as of June 19, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairfax is 327 to 1.


Crime rates in Fairfax by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(31.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(126.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(97.6)
1
(50.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.5)
1
(56.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(665.8)
30
(1,481)
11
(536.8)
8
(401.6)
2
(104.9)
8
(427.8)
2
(111.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
32
(1,015)
43
(2,123)
47
(2,294)
43
(2,159)
6
(314.8)
13
(695.2)
3
(167.9)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
53
(1,680)
65
(3,210)
53
(2,587)
67
(3,363)
8
(419.7)
27
(1,444)
11
(615.6)
2
(117.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(253.6)
0
(0.0)
6
(292.8)
3
(150.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(53.5)
1
(56.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(31.7)
1
(49.4)
3
(146.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index393.2573.3521.7433.259.8255.180.04.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fairfax, SC

Crime rate in Fairfax detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 24 (7 officers - 7 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.16
South Carolina average:

2.38
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Ancestries: American (12.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 136 feet

Land area: 3.32 square miles.

Population density: 419 people per square mile   (low).

Fairfax, South Carolina map

22 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.1%
South Carolina:

5.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $481 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $548 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Augusta-Richmond County, GA (56.1 miles , pop. 195,182).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (157.3 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (592.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Brunson, SC (1.9 miles ),
Allendale, SC (2.3 miles ),
Sycamore, SC (2.4 miles),
Gifford, SC (2.6 miles ),
Hampton, SC (3.1 miles ),
Ulmer, SC (3.1 miles),
Luray, SC (3.2 miles),
Varnville, SC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.96 N, Longitude: 81.24 W

Area code: 803

Distribution of median household income in Fairfax, SC in 2022
Distribution of house value in Fairfax, SC in 2022
Fairfax satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $173,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Fairfax, SC residents
Average permit cost in Fairfax, SC
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

6.0%
South Carolina:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +883 (+38.0%).
Most common industries in Fairfax, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.9%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (15.5%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Machinery (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.5%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Apparel (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Fairfax, SC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (14.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.9%)
  • Cashiers (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)

Average climate in Fairfax, South Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fairfax, South Carolina environmental map by EPA

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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 60.3. This is better than average.

City:

60.3
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2017 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.81
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Fairfax-area historical tornado activity is near South Carolina state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Fairfax town center injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/15/2008, a category F3 tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center .

Earthquake activity:

Fairfax-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above South Carolina state average. It is 35% 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 96.0 miles away from Fairfax center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 63.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 243.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 389.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/15/2014 at 03:23:38, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Allendale County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairfax topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairfax:

  • ALLENDALE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1787 ALLENDALE FAIRFAX RD)
  • JOHN EDWARD HARTER NURSING CENTER (185 REVOLUTIONARY TRAIL)
  • ALLENDALE COUNTY DIALYSIS (202 N HAMPTON AVENUE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairfax:

  • Denmark Technical College (about 26 miles; Denmark, SC; Full-time enrollment: 2,050)
  • South Carolina State University (about 44 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 3,481)
  • Orangeburg Calhoun Technical College (about 47 miles; Orangeburg, SC; FT enrollment: 2,113)
  • Georgia Southern University (about 49 miles; Statesboro, GA; FT enrollment: 18,824)
  • University of South Carolina-Aiken (about 53 miles; Aiken, SC; FT enrollment: 2,815)
  • Aiken Technical College (about 54 miles; Graniteville, SC; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • Georgia Regents University (about 57 miles; Augusta, GA; FT enrollment: 6,862)

Public high school in Fairfax:

Public elementary/middle schools in Fairfax:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairfax: Fairfax Fire Department (A), Fairfax Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Fairfax Motel (2021 Hampton Avenue North).

Allendale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

FAIRFAX TOWN OF (0310004) (Population served: 3,210, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-19-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-19-2005), St Public Notif received (OCT-07-2005), St Compliance achieved (2 times from APR-25-2006 to JUL-23-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine (IDSE) - In APR-02-2008, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-09-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
South Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.2%
Whole state:

67.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
35 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Fairfax in 2000:

  • 1,070 people in state prisons
  • 44 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 16 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Fairfax (2011 data):

  • Allendale County Bank: Drive-Up Branch at U.S. Highway 278 West, branch established on 1982/11/24; at Seventh Street And Pickens, branch established on 1933/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $54.3 mil, Deposits: $50.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices
  • Palmetto State Bank: Fairfax Branch at Seventh Street And Charleston Avenue, branch established on 1981/11/16. Info updated 2007/03/07: Bank assets: $426.7 mil, Deposits: $341.3 mil, headquarters in Hampton, SC, positive income, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Palmetto State Bankshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fairfax:

Marital status in Fairfax, SC
  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Fairfax:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
South Carolina average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Fairfax
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairfax, SC (based on Allendale County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,8689
Black Protestant1,2647
Mainline Protestant1,11213
Catholic1151
Other20-
None6,040-
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: 3
This county:

2.87 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Allendale County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Allendale County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
South Carolina:

5.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Allendale County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.9%
South Carolina:

10.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.5%
South Carolina:

29.4%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
South Carolina:

13.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.2%
South Carolina:

49.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.1%
State:

46.2%

Average BMI:
Fairfax:

29.4
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.8%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fairfax:

12.2%
South Carolina:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fairfax:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
South Carolina:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.2%
South Carolina:

55.6%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.0%
South Carolina:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairfax, SC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 6$14,938$29,8760$0
Water Supply 4$12,471$37,4130$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$18,188$54,5640$0
Police - Other 2$5,726$34,3560$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,104$25,2480$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$7,721
Totals for Government 17$53,426$37,7128$7,721

Fairfax government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $621,000 ($446.12)
    Sewerage: $564,000 ($405.17)
    Police Protection: $522,000 ($375.00)
    Water Utilities: $185,000 ($132.90)
    Financial Administration: $172,000 ($123.56)
    General Public Buildings: $153,000 ($109.91)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($56.75)
    Central Staff Services: $78,000 ($56.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $19,000 ($13.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $33,000 ($23.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $694,000 ($498.56)

Fairfax government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $635,000 ($456.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $131,000 ($94.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $130,000 ($93.39)
    Rents: $45,000 ($32.33)
    Fines and Forfeits: $31,000 ($22.27)
    Donations From Private Sources: $10,000 ($7.18)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($5.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $214,000 ($153.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($61.06)
  • Tax - Property: $455,000 ($326.87)
    Other: $192,000 ($137.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $163,000 ($117.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $31,000 ($22.27)
    Other License: $4,000 ($2.87)

Fairfax government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $967,000 ($694.68)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $933,000 ($670.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($24.43)

Fairfax government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $116,000 ($83.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,216,000 ($873.56)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $511,000 ($367.10)

Businesses in Fairfax, SC

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • WDOG (1460 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WHGS (1270 AM; 1 kW; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIQB (1050 AM; 25 kW; CONWAY, SC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQIZ (810 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. GEORGE, SC; Owner: RADIO PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WLFJ (660 AM; daytime; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, SC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBCU (1460 AM; 50 kW; UNION, SC)
  • WALD (1080 AM; daytime; 2 kW; WALTERBORO, SC; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WGAC (580 AM; 5 kW; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WGAC LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQTK (950 AM; 10 kW; MONCKS CORNER, SC; Owner: KIRKMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCSZ (1070 AM; 50 kW; SANS SOUCI, SC; Owner: WHYZ RADIO, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairfax:

  • WDOG-FM (93.5 FM; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: GOOD RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBAW-FM (99.1 FM; BARNWELL, SC; Owner: BULLIE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBHC-FM (92.1 FM; HAMPTON, SC; Owner: HAMPTON COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WIIZ (97.9 FM; BLACKVILLE, SC; Owner: NICWILD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJWJ-FM (89.9 FM; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WAFJ (88.3 FM; BELVEDERE, SC; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNY (105.7 FM; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Fairfax:

  • WEBA-TV (Channel 14; ALLENDALE, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJWJ-TV (Channel 16; BEAUFORT, SC; Owner: SOUTH CAROLINA EDUCATIONAL TV COMMISSION)
  • WJBF (Channel 6; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAGT (Channel 26; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WAGT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WRDW-TV (Channel 12; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: WRDW LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WFXG (Channel 54; AUGUSTA, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
Fairfax fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2021
See more detailed statistics of Fairfax fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.3mTotal length
  • 12,200Total average daily traffic
  • 1,557Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,005Total future (year 2040) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairfax, SC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairfax, SC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairfax)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Rt 2 Box 369 Rural Rd (Lat: 32.990444 Lon: -81.197056), Call Sign: KKA610, Licensee ID: L00079464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, Grant Date: 04/22/1997, Expiration Date: 06/10/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2002, Registrant: Stephen A Lewis, Rt 2 Box 369, Fairfax, SC 29827, Phone: (803) 632-3645

  • Lat: 32.923000 Lon: -81.230667, Call Sign: WQAM793,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 467.812 MHz, Grant Date: 07/06/2004, Expiration Date: 07/06/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014, Certifier: Brad O Neal, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239

  • Lat: 33.009000 Lon: -81.229333, Call Sign: WQGS570,
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.287 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, Grant Date: 04/05/2007, Expiration Date: 04/05/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Certifier: Bradley O'Neal, Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

  • Lat: 32.934778 Lon: -81.242083, Call Sign: WQPR329,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.312 MHz, 463.275 MHz, 463.387 MHz, 463.675 MHz, 463.900 MHz, 463.962 MHz, 463.375 MHz, 463.787 MHz, 463.850 MHz, 463.712 MHz, 463.300 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2022, Expiration Date: 07/25/2032, Certifier: Tonya Blume, Registrant: Kelley Communications, 487 Broughton St., Orangeburg, SC 29115, Phone: (803) 516-0005, Fax: (803) 516-0803, Email:

  • Allendale County Airport (Lat: 32.992917 Lon: -81.271361), Type: Building, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQUD389,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.537 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/2014, Expiration Date: 06/09/2024, Certifier: Jamey Kempson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-4800, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

  • Lat: 32.995917 Lon: -81.225750, Call Sign: WRVL802,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.925 MHz, 463.712 MHz, 464.450 MHz, 466.925 MHz, 468.712 MHz, 469.450 MHz, Grant Date: 12/07/2022, Expiration Date: 12/07/2032, Certifier: Chad Woods, Registrant: Mobile Communications America, 430 A Mathews Road, Statesboro, GA 30458, Phone: (912) 489-3440, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • FAIRFAX ZTO, Barker's Mill Pond Road (Fairfax ) (Lat: 32.995250 Lon: -81.234028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 52.1 m, Overall height: 53.6 m, Call Sign: WQVE984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2015, Expiration Date: 01/23/2025, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St, 20f, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Allendale County Airport (Lat: 32.991000 Lon: -81.266778), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KIK9,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2001, Expiration Date: 03/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/27/2006, Registrant: County Of Allendale, Route 2, Fairfax, SC 29827

  • Allendale County Airport (Lat: 32.993889 Lon: -81.271389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.4 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WQLA960,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/16/2019, Expiration Date: 11/17/2029, Certifier: W B Oswald, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

  • Allendale County Airport (Lat: 32.994167 Lon: -81.271111), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 10.6 m, Call Sign: WQUB872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.950 MHz, Grant Date: 05/30/2014, Expiration Date: 05/30/2024, Certifier: Jamey Kempson, Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-4800, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairfax)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84931, N84931, N-84931, Serial Number: 7AC-3653, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 11/20/2019
    Registrant (Individual): James M Phillips, 378 St Nicholas Church Rd, Fairfax, SC 29827
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11567, N11567, N-11567, Serial Number: 15075527, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Carolina Flight Institute Inc, Rr 2 Box 232, Fairfax, SC 29827
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/09/2018
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150J (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 61095, N61095, N-61095, Serial Number: 15070796, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/19/1969, Certificate Issue Date: 06/26/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Carolina Flight Institute Inc., Rr 2 Box 232, Fairfax, SC 29827
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 05/15/2017

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 43. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 74 took place in 2011, and the least - 4 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairfax, SC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (54.5%), and Outside Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairfax, SC
    • 30554.5%Structure Fires
    • 18833.6%Outside Fires
    • 6511.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 20.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairfax, SC
Most common first names in Fairfax, SC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3367.4 years
William2970.4 years
Mary2769.3 years
Annie2681.5 years
Willie2671.0 years
James2571.9 years
George2471.8 years
Henry1369.9 years
Ethel1276.1 years
Joseph1269.4 years
Most common last names in Fairfax, SC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3974.1 years
Thomas2775.5 years
Johnson2367.7 years
Gray2371.3 years
Manuel2276.4 years
Loadholt2276.8 years
Priester2174.7 years
Smith1970.6 years
Brown1874.5 years
Harter1778.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairfax, SC
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 46.2%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairfax, SC
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 26.8%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used


Fairfax compared to South Carolina state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Fairfax on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • William J. Odom, Jr. (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2024.