Fairview is a town in Collin County, Texas, United States, the Town of Fairview, incorporated in 1958, is a progressive community located in Collin County. For many years, it remained a quiet, somewhat isolated community north of Dallas. While the 2000 census reported the population of Fairview as 2,664, the 2010 census reflected the growth of Fairview listing the population at 7,248 residents. The town is considered to be a unique oasis in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex due to its combination of small town living and big city amenities, the estimated population in 2014 was 8,361.
The town is adjacent to the 289acre Heard Wildlife Sanctuary. The median home cost in Fairview is $416,300. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 30.20%. The unemployment rate in Fairview is 3.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fairview jobs have Increased by 3.09 percent. The more than 8,000 people who call Fairview home enjoy the idyllic setting of rolling hills and natural creeks. Many of the town’s developed subdivisions consist of one and two acre home sites. Popular with families, ‘empty nester’ professionals and retirees alike, Fairview retains its rural flavor while continuing to quietly grow each year. Fairview is fortunate to be served by two school districts recognized for their commitment to quality education, the McKinney and Lovejoy Independent School Districts. In addition to fine academic programs, these school districts offer a well-rounded menu of extracurricular activities. Moreover, higher education institutions strive to provide a level of affordability for college and graduate students alike.