Fairview, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairview, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Fairview had a population of 14,697 as of July 1, 2018. Fairview ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairview is located at latitude 40.8211 and longitude -74.0031 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Fairview (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The Borough of Fairview (GNIS ID: 885215) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Fairview, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,697
Population in Households 14,692
Population in Familes 11,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 17,445
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $48,582
Average Household Income $64,535
Per Capita Income $22,253


Total Housing Units 5,409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,565 (28.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,500 (64.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 344 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $406,869
Average Home Value $431,262


Total Households 5,065
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 3,390
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.74% 0.64%
Households 0.52% 0.52%
Families 0.49% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

Fairview, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairview to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 86th
Population Density # 10 98th
Diversity Index # 39 93rd
Median Household Income # 493 10th
Per Capita Income # 518 5th

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