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About Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn is a medium-sized borough located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 32,998 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fair Lawn is the 52nd largest community in New Jersey.
Housing costs in Fair Lawn are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Fair Lawn is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 86.46% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fair Lawn is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fair Lawn who work in office and administrative support (15.64%), management occupations (12.84%) and sales jobs (11.36%).
Also of interest is that Fair Lawn has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Fair Lawn is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Fair Lawn really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fair Lawn perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Fair Lawn is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fair Lawn, the average commute to work is 30.46 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the borough, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
For the size of the borough, public transportation in Fair Lawn is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Fair Lawn, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.
The education level of Fair Lawn ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Fair Lawn, 49.41% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Fair Lawn in 2010 was $41,710, which is upper middle income relative to New Jersey, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $166,840 for a family of four.
Fair Lawn is a somewhat ethnically-diverse borough. The people who call Fair Lawn home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fair Lawn residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Fair Lawn also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.15% of the borough’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fair Lawn include Italian, Russian, German, Irish, Polish and European.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Fair Lawn's cultural character, accounting for 27.73% of the borough’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Fair Lawn are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Fair Lawn is English. Other important languages spoken here include Russian, Spanish, Hebrew and Gujarathi.
|FAIR LAWN INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||11,930|
|FAIR LAWN HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||77.13%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||22.87%|
|TYPE OF FAIR LAWN HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||75.52%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.63%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||13.21%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||7.47%|
|SIZE OF FAIR LAWN HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||5.62%|
|AGE OF FAIR LAWN HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||3.22%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||8.01%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||74.05%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.72%|
|FAIR LAWN REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$389,675|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,310|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $48,000||1.19%|
|$48,001 - $95,000||0.71%|
|$95,001 - $191,000||1.63%|
|$191,001 - $286,000||8.66%|
|$286,001 - $381,000||35.58%|
|$381,001 - $476,000||26.11%|
|$476,001 - $714,000||22.52%|
|$714,001 - $953,000||2.72%|
|PEOPLE OF FAIR LAWN||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.22%|
|5 TO 17||16.82%|
|18 TO 24||6.82%|
|25 TO 34||10.30%|
|35 TO 54||30.10%|
|55 TO 64||14.40%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.34%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||92.47%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$96,302|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$41,710|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||4.02%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (14.23%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.67%)
Public Service (3.11%)
Information Technology (2.72%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||1.75%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.06%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.35%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.77%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||10.15%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (15.40%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (63.06%)
Other Indo-European (1.23%)
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