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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    D+
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    C-
  7. Jobs
    C-
  8. Weather
    C-
  9. Cost of Living
    A-
  10. Health & Fitness
    D
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B+
  12. Commute
    A-
Fairfax is a neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio with a population of 4,604. Fairfax is in Cuyahoga County. Living in Fairfax offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Fairfax there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Fairfax and residents tend to be liberal.
About Fairfax...
Population
4,604

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$30,055
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$582
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Fairfax Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    663.3
    282.7
  • Murder
    214.6
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    1,112
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    0
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,204.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,112
    284

Residents

Diversity
C-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$22,409
National
$55,322
Families with Children
21%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%
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