Fairplay, CO Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairplay, Colorado - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairplay had a population of 721 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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

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Fairplay, CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 721
Population in Households 699
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 630
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $58,159
Average Household Income $70,412
Per Capita Income $33,506


Total Housing Units 402 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 206 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $363,248
Average Home Value $466,346


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.73% 1.22%
Households 0.87% 1.28%
Families 0.52% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 2018 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 # 249 46th
Population Density # 259 44th
Diversity Index # 339 26th
Median Household Income # 205 55th
Per Capita Income # 173 62nd

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