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Fair Play, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Fair Play is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Polk County at latitude 37.6336 and longitude -93.5772. Polk County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Fair Play, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fair Play, Missouri.

The P1 Census Class Code for Fair Play indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Fair Play (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Play: Fairplay, Oakland.

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Fair Play, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 468
Population in Households 468
Population in Familes 383
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,149
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 225 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (63.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $95,918
Average Home Value $112,326


Median Household Income $28,708
Average Household Income $41,203
Per Capita Income $16,479
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.35% -0.13%
Households -0.35% -0.1%
Families 2.72% -0.31%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   4.11%
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.


Fair Play, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Play to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 527 49th
Population Density1 # 288 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 698 32nd
Median Household Income # 921 11th
Per Capita Income # 865 16th

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