|• Total||0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)|
|• Land||0.9 sq mi (2.4 km2)|
|• Density||2,600/sq mi (1,000/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Fairview-Ferndale is located at (40.783112, -76.572758).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,411 people, 1,040 households, and 674 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,662.8 people per square mile (1,023.0/km²). There were 1,168 housing units at an average density of 1,290.0/sq mi (495.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.25% White, 0.21% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.12% from other races, and 0.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.12% of the population.
There were 1,040 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.1% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 24.1% from 45 to 64, and 23.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 90.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $27,219, and the median income for a family was $34,976. Males had a median income of $27,850 versus $18,924 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,400. About 10.3% of families and 12.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.8% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.