Fair Haven is a tiny village located in the state of New York. With a population of 736 people and just one neighborhood, Fair Haven is the 779th largest community in New York.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages 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 village of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fair Haven who work in office and administrative support (18.03%), sales jobs (17.69%) and management occupations (8.84%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Fair Haven is a major vacation destination. Much of the village’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Fair Haven’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Fair Haven’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
The village 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 32.57 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Fair Haven does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.