Fairplay, CO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairplay, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairplay had a population of 684 as of July 1, 2015. Fairplay ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Colorado. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairplay is located at latitude 39.2238 and longitude -105.994 in Park County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairplay (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Park County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 9,954 feet.

The Town of Fairplay (GNIS ID: 2412616) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Colorado is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Fairplay is located within Fairplay Division of Park County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairplay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairplay: Platte City, South Park City.

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Fairplay, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 684
Population in Households 662
Population in Familes 459
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 599
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 300
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (50.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (24.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 102 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $213,725
Average Home Value $238,113


Median Household Income $53,090
Average Household Income $60,691
Per Capita Income $28,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.38%
Households 0.19% 0.53%
Families -0.24% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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.


Fairplay, CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairplay to the other 458 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Colorado by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 250 46th
Population Density1 # 253 45th
Diversity Index2 # 345 24th
Median Household Income # 235 49th
Per Capita Income # 216 53rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Colorado Census Data Comparison Tool.