Fanwood, New Jersey Population 2024

7,624

Fanwood is a city located in Union County New Jersey. Fanwood has a 2024 population of 7,624. Fanwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.4% annually and its population has decreased by -1.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,748 in 2020.

The average household income in Fanwood is $198,890 with a poverty rate of 1.32%. The median age in Fanwood is 43.6 years: 44.9 years for males, and 42.6 years for females.

Fanwood Demographics

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

  • White: 75.89%
  • Two or more races: 10.98%
  • Asian: 7.9%
  • Black or African American: 4.6%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,691.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.6% (-124)
The current population of Fanwood, New Jersey is 7,624 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,748.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,86175.89%
Two or more races84810.98%
Asian6107.9%
Black or African American3554.6%
Other race490.63%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fanwood Population by Race

Fanwood Population Pyramid 2024

Fanwood Median Age

43.6

Total

44.9

Male

42.6

Female

Fanwood Adults

There are 5,923 adults, (1,302 of whom are seniors) in Fanwood.

Fanwood Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39

Child Dependency Ratio

Fanwood Sex Ratio

Female4,06352.61%
Male3,66047.39%

Fanwood Population by Age

Fanwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8082.7286.813.2
Married2,0603.0894.95.1
Non Family5271.2557.542.5
Female2102.8980.519.5
Male112.181000

3.05

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

86.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fanwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade601.1%
Associates Degree2584.75%
Bachelors Degree2,30242.34%
Graduate Degree1,61329.67%
High School Graduate66612.25%
Less Than 9th Grade681.25%
Some College4708.64%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fanwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fanwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,1764,0893,115
Asian468468369
Hispanic397356182
2+ Races355337214
Black213197124
Other Race494949

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

Fanwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$104,707$164,000$102,727
Graduate Degree$134,219$194,727$102,831
High School Graduate$42,401$42,171$68,083
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$103,444$143,789$90,172
Some College$59,113$87,829$45,234

$103,444

Average Earnings

$143,789

Average Male

$90,172

Average Female

Fanwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fanwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fanwood Language

87.41% of Fanwood residents speak only English, while 12.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Fanwood Language

Fanwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,554500.9%
Asian607345.6%
Black340175%
Hispanic588162.72%

1.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.34%

Male Poverty Rate

1.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fanwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fanwood is Asian, with 5.6% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fanwood is White, with 0.9% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 4.2%.

Fanwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.12%
High School5.54%
Bachelors or Greater0.56%
Some College0%

Fanwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed11.21%
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%

Fanwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fanwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$203,447$227,770
Households$177,727$198,890
Married Families$208,705$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,603$71,970

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fanwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

71.7%

Male Marriage Rate

64.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fanwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fanwood 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.

Fanwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fanwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

303

Number of Veterans

303

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam134
Korea60
World War II8
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0

Fanwood Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+226
65 to 7454
55 to 6423
18 to 340
35 to 540

Fanwood Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2445.23%
Hispanic388.33%
Asian347.26%
2+ Races153.64%
Black103.06%

Fanwood Veterans by Race

Fanwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

11.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fanwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

67.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Fanwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fanwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fanwood 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

46.48%

Born in Fanwood

85.91%

Native Born

14.09%

Foreign Born

5.17%

Non Citizen

8.92%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.91% of Fanwood residents were born in the United States, with 46.48% having been born in New Jersey. 5.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fanwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,469-31-0.41%
20287,500-31-0.41%
20277,531-31-0.41%
20267,562-31-0.41%
20257,593-31-0.41%
20247,624-31-0.4%
20237,65520.03%
20227,653-66-0.86%
20217,719-29-0.37%
20207,748460.6%
20197,702160.21%
20187,686110.14%
20177,675210.27%
20167,654941.24%
20157,5601331.79%
20147,427120.16%
20137,415450.61%
20127,370230.31%
20117,347300.41%
20107,31700%
20007,174590.83%
19907,115-652-8.39%
19807,767-1,153-12.93%
19708,92095712.02%
19607,9634,735146.69%
19503,228-4,241-56.78%
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Fanwood Population by Year