Fair Lawn, New Jersey Population 2024

35,690

Fair Lawn is a city located in Bergen County New Jersey. Fair Lawn has a 2024 population of 35,690. Fair Lawn is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 34,868 in 2020.

The average household income in Fair Lawn is $170,615 with a poverty rate of 6.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fair Lawn is 40.8 years, 41.1 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Fair Lawn Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fair Lawn was:

  • White: 73.96%
  • Asian: 11.87%
  • Two or more races: 7.87%
  • Black or African American: 3.53%
  • Other race: 2.7%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
6,950.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
2.36% (822)
The current population of Fair Lawn, New Jersey is 35,690 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 34,868.

Fair Lawn, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White25,84973.96%
Asian4,15011.87%
Two or more races2,7527.87%
Black or African American1,2343.53%
Other race9452.7%
Native American180.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Asian

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fair Lawn Population by Race

Fair Lawn Population Pyramid 2024

Fair Lawn Median Age

40.8

Total

41.1

Male

40.6

Female

Fair Lawn Adults

There are 26,366 adults, (6,853 of whom are seniors) in Fair Lawn.

Fair Lawn Age Dependency

79.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44

Child Dependency Ratio

Fair Lawn Sex Ratio

Female17,80950.96%
Male17,13949.04%

Fair Lawn Population by Age

Fair Lawn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All12,3092.8379.320.7
Married7,7173.3390.39.7
Non Family2,8461.1557.842.2
Female1,4043.5566.533.5
Male3422.4561.438.6

3.28

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fair Lawn Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4391.82%
Associates Degree1,4195.89%
Bachelors Degree8,16233.9%
Graduate Degree6,76928.12%
High School Graduate3,86416.05%
Less Than 9th Grade3741.55%
Some College3,04712.66%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fair Lawn Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fair Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White17,26316,90910,785
Hispanic3,1362,9511,597
Asian2,6042,3781,965
2+ Races1,3601,302893
Black799765371
Other Race721627262
Native American1840

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.95%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 75.46%.

Fair Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$88,484$106,022$74,953
Graduate Degree$113,189$131,397$95,140
High School Graduate$48,895$57,870$41,744
Less Than 9th Grade$43,897$0$43,382
Overall$83,454$101,353$69,966
Some College$54,060$71,672$41,192

$83,454

Average Earnings

$101,353

Average Male

$69,966

Average Female

Fair Lawn Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fair Lawn Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fair Lawn Language

59.18% of Fair Lawn residents speak only English, while 40.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 22.22% of the population.

Fair Lawn Language

Fair Lawn Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White23,7281,4986.31%
Multiple2,75232011.63%
Hispanic4,9162745.57%
Other94516117.04%
Asian4,1501062.55%
Black1,213191.57%
Native181477.78%

6.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fair Lawn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fair Lawn is Native, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fair Lawn is Black, with 1.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.31%.

Fair Lawn Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School12.67%
Less Than 9th Grade10.77%
Some College9.09%
Bachelors or Greater3.77%

Fair Lawn Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed33.76%
Male Unemployed19.12%
Female Employed3.46%
Male Employed0.79%

Fair Lawn Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fair Lawn Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$170,540$192,066
Households$141,540$170,615
Married Families$192,020$-999,999,999
Non Families$77,837$95,737

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fair Lawn Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.1%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fair Lawn Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fair Lawn Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fair Lawn Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fair Lawn Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

968

Number of Veterans

923

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam310
Second Gulf War211
First Gulf War110
World War II103
Korea51

Fair Lawn Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+417
65 to 74198
55 to 64146
35 to 54123
18 to 3484

Fair Lawn Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White9104.49%
Hispanic1002.88%
2+ Races301.94%
Other Race283.66%

Fair Lawn Veterans by Race

Fair Lawn Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.5%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fair Lawn Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Fair Lawn Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fair Lawn Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fair Lawn Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

43.21%

Born in Fair Lawn

68.8%

Native Born

31.2%

Foreign Born

8.82%

Non Citizen

22.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.8% of Fair Lawn residents were born in the United States, with 43.21% having been born in New Jersey. 8.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Fair Lawn Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202936,7172050.56%
202836,5122060.57%
202736,3062050.57%
202636,1012060.57%
202535,8952050.57%
202435,6902060.58%
202335,4842050.58%
202235,279850.24%
202135,1943260.93%
202034,8681,9766.01%
201932,892-94-0.28%
201832,986-121-0.37%
201733,107610.18%
201633,046-40-0.12%
201533,0861960.6%
201432,890470.14%
201332,843930.28%
201232,7501370.42%
201132,6131940.6%
201032,4197822.47%
200031,6371,0893.56%
199030,548-1,681-5.22%
198032,229-5,811-15.28%
197038,0401,6194.45%
196036,42112,53652.48%
195023,88514,868164.89%
19409,0173,02750.53%
19305,99000%
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Fair Lawn Population by Year