Fairplains is located in west North Carolina. Fairplains is part of Wilkes County. Fairplains has 4.21 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Fairplains population is 2,229, which has grown 8.68% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.13% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Fairplains median household income is $24,913 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 12.78% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.16% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Fairplains median house value is $100,300 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -33.91% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 41.83% and is lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Fairplains is better than the state average in quality.