Fairlawn, Ohio


Fairlawn, Ohio

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Fairlawn, Ohio
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Fairlawn, Ohio



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map_caption1 = Location within Summit County, Ohio

subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Ohio
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Summit

government_footnotes =
government_type =
leader_title = Mayor
leader_name = William J. Roth, Jr.
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established_date =

unit_pref = Imperial
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area_magnitude =
area_total_km2 = 11.5
area_land_km2 = 11.5
area_water_km2 = 0.0
area_total_sq_mi = 4.4
area_land_sq_mi = 4.4
area_water_sq_mi = 0.0

population_as_of = 2000
population_footnotes =
population_total = 7307
population_density_km2 = 636.9
population_density_sq_mi = 1649.7

timezone = Eastern (EST)
utc_offset = -5
timezone_DST = EDT
utc_offset_DST = -4
elevation_footnotes = GR|3
elevation_m = 308
elevation_ft = 1010
latd = 41 |latm = 7 |lats = 46 |latNS = N
longd = 81 |longm = 37 |longs = 5 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP codes
postal_code = 44313, 44333, 44334, 44398
area_code = 330
blank_name = FIPS code
blank_info = 39-26166GR|2
blank1_name = GNIS feature ID
blank1_info = 1040312GR|3
website = http://www.cityoffairlawn.com/
footnotes =

Fairlawn is a city in Summit County, Ohio, United States. An affluent suburb of Akron, its population was 7,307 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Fairlawn is located at coor dms|41|7|46|N|81|37|5|W|city (41.129555, -81.618103)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.5 km²), of which, 4.4 square miles (11.5 km²) of it is land and 0.23% is water.

History

Fairlawn was incorporated as Fairlawn Village in 1958. It became a city when its population reached 6,200 in the 1970 census. (Fairlawn, 2003)

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 7,307 people, 2,986 households, and 1,976 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,649.7 people per square mile (636.9/km²). There were 3,141 housing units at an average density of 709.1/sq mi (273.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.81% White, 6.12% African American, 0.07% Native American, 3.30% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.08% of the population.

There were 2,986 households out of which 27.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.2% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.8% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the city the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 5.4% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 83.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $62,180, and the median income for a family was $78,947. Males had a median income of $56,303 versus $35,136 for females. The per capita income for the city was $34,927. About 0.6% of families and 1.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.2% of those under age 18 and 1.5% of those age 65 or over.

Transportation & Shopping

Fairlawn is served by West Market Street, part of State Route 18. Market Street is a wide road with up to seven lanes. Fairlawn has a busy shopping district along the Route 18 corridor, to the extent where most areas have reached saturation. The area is anchored by Fairlawn Town Center, Summit Mall, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, and other businesses and restaurants.

References


* City of Fairlawn, Ohio (2003). [http://www.cityoffairlawn.com/our_history.htm Fairlawn, Ohio: Our History] . Retrieved December 23, 2004.

External links

* [http://www.cityoffairlawn.com/default.cfm/ City of Fairlawn website]


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