Fair Haven, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Fair Haven, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Borough of Fair Haven had a population of 6,169 as of July 1, 2018. Fair Haven ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Fair Haven is located at latitude 40.3619 and longitude -74.0388 in Monmouth County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Fair Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Monmouth County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Borough of Fair Haven (GNIS ID: 885213) 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Haven: Fair Haven Township, Fairhaven.

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


Total Population 6,169
Population in Households 6,168
Population in Familes 5,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 3,863
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $143,465
Average Household Income $190,867
Per Capita Income $60,834


Total Housing Units 2,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,790 (86.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 176 ( 8.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $704,683
Average Home Value $846,718


Total Households 1,966
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 1,650
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.09% 0.0%
Households -0.02% -0.04%
Families -0.06% -0.06%
Median Household Income   1.28%
Per Capita Income   1.94%

Fair Haven, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Haven 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 # 227 59th
Population Density # 168 69th
Diversity Index # 479 12th
Median Household Income # 44 92nd
Per Capita Income # 86 84th

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