Fair Haven, New York

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Fair Haven, New York

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High Points

Fair Haven strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 7% Fair Haven Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 14% Fair Haven Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Fair Haven Public Transportation Use
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Fair Haven College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Fair Haven, New York

Comparing Fair Haven to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 6
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 5
People Above Poverty 7 5
People in Middle Class or Better 5 3
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 4
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 7 6
Short Commute Times 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Rents 5 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 10
Housing Recently Built 2 4

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Fair Haven Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 33 miles NW of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 113 miles E of Buffalo, New York
County Cayuga
Metro Area Syracuse
P.O. Box Zip Codes 13064
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.316
Longitude -76.702

Fair Haven Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 53 F
Jul Temp 62 to 80 F
Oct Temp 43 to 59 F
Annual Precip 42.9 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 40.4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 55 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Fair Haven Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 884 100%
Male 439 49.7%
Female 445 50.3%
Under 18 179 20.2%
18+ 705 79.8%
65+ 191 21.6%
Median Age 45.8
Average Family Size 2.67
White 868 98.2%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.7%
Other 3 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.6%

Estimated Fair Haven Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 872
Growth -12
Growth % -1.4%

Fair Haven Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 23.1%
German 21.6%
Irish 10.7%
US/American 8.9%
French (except Basque) 8.2%
Dutch 3.8%
Polish 3.5%
Italian 3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 2.5%
French Canadian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Scottish 1.7%
Welsh 1%
Ukrainian 1%
British 1%
European 0.9%
Estonian 0.7%
Swedish 0.6%
Jordanian 0.6%
Canadian 0.6%
Portuguese 0.4%
Hungarian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Lebanese 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Armenian 0.3%
Northern European 0.3%
Norwegian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Fair Haven 884 $39,091
Cato 601 $49,219
Hannibal 542 $50,556
Minetto 1,086 $59,844
Oswego 17,954 $41,613
Red Creek 521 $41,875
Wolcott 1,712 $36,705

Fair Haven Public Libraries

Village Of Fair Haven Public Library
Fair Haven, New York
(315) 947-5851
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