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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 32,830 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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Fair Lawn a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The borough’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Fair Lawn has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Fair Lawn’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Fair Lawn, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.46 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the borough are by private automobile, Fair Lawn is somewhat unusual for a borough of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the bus helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Fair Lawn area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
Fair Lawn is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.41% of adults in Fair Lawn have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
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||$379,422|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,275|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $46,000||1.19%|
|$46,001 - $93,000||0.71%|
|$93,001 - $185,000||1.63%|
|$185,001 - $278,000||8.66%|
|$278,001 - $371,000||35.58%|
|$371,001 - $464,000||26.11%|
|$464,001 - $696,000||22.52%|
|$696,001 - $927,000||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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