Fair Haven is a somewhat small town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 5,103 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fair Haven is the 191st largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns, Fair Haven isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fair Haven are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fair Haven is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fair Haven who work in office and administrative support (12.74%), management occupations (9.99%), and sales jobs (8.58%).
Of important note, Fair Haven is also a town of artists. Fair Haven has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fair Haven’s character.
Fair Haven is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fair Haven’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.86 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Fair Haven doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Fair Haven overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Fair Haven, 21.24% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fair Haven in 2018 was $36,991, which is wealthy relative to Michigan, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $147,964 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, Irish, and French.
The most common language spoken in Fair Haven is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.