Fair Haven is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,094 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fair Haven is the 191st largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fair Haven is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fair Haven is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fair Haven who work in office and administrative support (14.84%), food service (12.15%), and sales jobs (8.62%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fair Haven has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fair Haven a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Fair Haven, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.27 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Fair Haven is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Fair Haven are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.16% of adults in Fair Haven have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Fair Haven in 2010 was $27,349, which is upper middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,396 for a family of four. However, Fair Haven contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Fair Haven home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fair Haven residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Fair Haven include Polish, Irish, Italian, and English.
The most common language spoken in Fair Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Spanish.