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Fair Haven, MI
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Living in Fair Haven



Fair Haven is a very small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 4,979 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fair Haven is the 196th largest community in Michigan.

Also of interest is that Fair Haven has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Because of many things, Fair Haven 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 Haven really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Fair Haven 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.

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.

One downside of living in Fair Haven is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fair Haven, the average commute to work is 34.51 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small town, Fair Haven does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Fair Haven are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.73% of adults in Fair Haven having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fair Haven in 2018 was $42,393, which is wealthy relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $169,572 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fair Haven include German, Polish, Italian, English, and Irish.

The most common language spoken in Fair Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


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