Fair Lawn, New Jersey Population 2020

33,288

Fair Lawn is a city located in New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 33,288, it is the 24th largest city in New Jersey and the 1180th largest city in the United States. Fair Lawn is currently growing at a rate of 0.24% annually and its population has increased by 2.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 32,457 in 2010. Fair Lawn reached it's highest population of 38,040 in 1970. Spanning over 5 miles, Fair Lawn has a population density of 6,483 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fair Lawn is $135,295 with a poverty rate of 3.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,629 per month, and the median house value is $409,700. The median age in Fair Lawn is 42.5 years, 41.7 years for males, and 42.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.7 males.

Fair Lawn Demographics

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

  • White: 82.89%
  • Asian: 12.47%
  • Black or African American: 1.88%
  • Two or more races: 1.73%
  • Other race: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Fair Lawn, New Jersey is 33,288, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,128.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 32,457.

Fair Lawn, New Jersey Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,42182.89%
Asian4,12612.47%
Black or African American6221.88%
Two or More Races5711.73%
Some Other Race2960.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.04%

Fair Lawn Population Pyramid 2020

Fair Lawn Median Age

42.5


Total

41.7


Male

42.9


Female

Fair Lawn Adults

There are 25,728 adults, (5,436 of whom are seniors) in Fair Lawn.

Fair Lawn Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fair Lawn Sex Ratio

Female

17,345

52.43%

Male

15,736

47.57%

Fair Lawn Households and Families

Fair Lawn Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fair Lawn Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
All80.1%19.9%
Female67.8%32.2%
Male66.3%33.7%
Non Family58.1%41.9%

80.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,4632.8780.1
Married7,6903.389
Non Family2,2821.158.1
Female1,0933.2967.8
Male3983.566.3

3.26

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fair Lawn Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5082.21%
9th to 12th Grade7083.08%
High School Graduate4,49019.51%
Some College3,25014.12%
Associates Degree1,5756.84%
Bachelors Degree7,45932.42%
Graduate Degree5,02021.82%

Fair Lawn Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,06516,4049,385
Hispanic2,8632,5271,021
Asian2,5692,4341,895
Black40637690
Multiple Races28125989
Other Race17410916
Islander131313
Native American994

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$63,927$73,055$57,107
Less Than High School$36,475$44,750$
High School Grad$44,530$44,336$44,957
Some College$54,453$68,363$41,458
Bachelors Degree$74,685$92,113$62,949
Graduate Degree$79,598$93,534$75,469

$63,927

Average Earnings

$73,055

Average Male

$57,107

Average Female

Fair Lawn Language

Fair Lawn Language by Age

Fair Lawn Language

58.79% of Fair Lawn residents speak only English, while 41.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 20.94% of the population.

Fair Lawn Poverty

Fair Lawn Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White23,5227573.22%
Hispanic4,5433217.07%
Black60711518.95%
Other29611237.84%
Asian4,126581.41%

3.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.99%

Male Poverty Rate

3.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fair Lawn

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fair Lawn is Other, with 37.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fair Lawn is Asian, with 1.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School17.99%
High School4.81%
Some College3.80%
Bachelors or Greater2.10%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.73%
Female Unemployed4.18%
Male Employed1.20%
Female Employed1.03%

Fair Lawn Income

Fair Lawn Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$115,512$135,295
Families$132,773$151,519
Married Families$143,227-
Non Families$58,590$64,639

Fair Lawn Marital Status

Fair Lawn Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fair Lawn Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Fair Lawn Marital Status by Race

Fair Lawn Veterans

834

Number of Veterans

747

Male Veterans

87

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea212
World War II174
Vietnam157
Second Gulf War66
First Gulf War48
Name Veterans % of Total
White7473.42%
2 or More4513.89%
Black204.13%
Hispanic160.48%
Hawaiian13100.00%
Indian9100.00%

$Fair Lawn Veterans by Education

1.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fair Lawn Employment Status

69.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Fair Lawn Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

46.67%

Born in New Jersey

70.47%

Native Born

29.53%

Foreign Born

6.39%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

70.47% of Fair Lawn residents were born in the United States, with 46.67% having been born in New Jersey. 6.39% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202033,288800.24%
201933,208800.24%
201833,128-26-0.08%
201733,154800.24%
201633,074-37-0.11%
201533,1112040.62%
201432,907510.16%
201332,856950.29%
201232,7611400.43%
201132,6211930.60%
201032,4287910.25%
200031,6371,0890.35%
199030,548-1,681-0.53%
198032,229-5,811-1.64%
197038,0401,6190.44%
196036,42112,5364.31%
195023,88514,86810.23%
19409,0173,0274.18%
19305,9900.00%