Statewide Claims to Fame

Fair Lawn is 14th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 32,847 24th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.1 70th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 6,315.8 58th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.2% 187th 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.0% 151st 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 16.3% 58th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.1% 103rd 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 49.5% 67th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 84.4% 101st 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.7% 196th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 207th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 9.7% 73rd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 234th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.8% 178th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 10.2% 123rd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 77.5% 103rd 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 52.0% 89th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 28.2% 67th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 12,266 27th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 21.1% 160th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 11,814 25th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 76.7% 103rd 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $419,500 75th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.7 112th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $41,117 74th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $95,725 69th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 4.0% 170th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fair Lawn Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 4,380 14th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $440,497 23rd $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,472 64th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $44,220 30th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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