Fairton, New Jersey Population 2024

880

Fairton is a city located in Cumberland County and Salem County New Jersey. Fairton has a 2024 population of 880. Fairton is currently declining at a rate of -2.65% annually and its population has decreased by -10.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 978 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairton is $79,035 with a poverty rate of 7.86%. The median age in Fairton is 38.4 years: 31.3 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Fairton Demographics

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

  • White: 60.06%
  • Native American: 19.16%
  • Black or African American: 14.96%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Other race: 2.26%
  • Asian: 0.32%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
306.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-10.02% (-98)
The current population of Fairton, New Jersey is 880 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 978.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White55860.06%
Native American17819.16%
Black or African American13914.96%
Two or more races303.23%
Other race212.26%
Asian30.32%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Native American

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairton Population by Race

Fairton Population Pyramid 2024

Fairton Median Age

38.4

Total

31.3

Male

42.7

Female

Fairton Adults

There are 743 adults, (144 of whom are seniors) in Fairton.

Fairton Age Dependency

55.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairton Sex Ratio

Female42946.18%
Male50053.82%

Fairton Population by Age

Fairton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3532.6377.922.1
Married1753.39928
Non Family1181.387228
Female323.1328.171.9
Male282.5771.428.6

3.15

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade6910.55%
Associates Degree121.83%
Bachelors Degree294.43%
Graduate Degree213.21%
High School Graduate37757.65%
Less Than 9th Grade345.2%
Some College11217.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White41734835
Native American97840
Black897112
Hispanic35330
2+ Races16143
Other Race540
Asian330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 18.75%.

Fairton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$37,500$33,750$39,375
Graduate Degree$66,250$85,625$50,000
High School Graduate$41,667$45,917$36,875
Less Than 9th Grade$68,750$0$68,750
Overall$40,893$46,250$38,893
Some College$38,798$57,500$38,702

$40,893

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$38,893

Average Female

Fairton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairton Language

97.14% of Fairton residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.86% of the population.

Fairton Language

Fairton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White517417.93%
Native1781910.67%
Multiple30930%
Hispanic5024%
Black13121.53%
Other1616.25%

7.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.88%

Male Poverty Rate

7.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairton is Multiple, with 30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairton is Black, with 1.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.13%.

Fairton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School8.22%
Bachelors or Greater8%
Less Than 9th Grade7.77%
Some College0.81%

Fairton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed7.08%
Male Employed0.43%
Female Unemployed0%

Fairton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$74,107$85,742
Households$64,766$79,035
Married Families$84,375$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,250$63,958

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

44.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairton 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 55-64.

Fairton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

60

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War16
Vietnam13
First Gulf War11
Korea5
World War II0

Fairton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7423
18 to 3411
35 to 5410
55 to 648
75+8

Fairton Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White377.84%
Native American96%
Black77.87%
Other Race480%
Hispanic49.09%
2+ Races312.5%

Fairton Veterans by Race

Fairton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63%

Labor Force Participation

55.4%

Employment Rate

12.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fairton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairton 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

82.99%

Born in Fairton

99.46%

Native Born

0.54%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.46% of Fairton residents were born in the United States, with 82.99% having been born in New Jersey. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2024880-24-2.65%
2023904-25-2.69%
2022929718.28%
2021858-120-12.27%
2020978-2-0.2%
2019980-8-0.81%
2018988-19-1.89%
20171,007-152-13.11%
20161,159423.76%
20151,117-65-5.5%
20141,182-9-0.76%
20131,191-90-7.03%
20121,2811089.21%
20111,173-91-7.2%
20101,26400%

Fairton Population by Year