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Overview

Introduction to Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Fair Lawn, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 2 miles E of Paterson, New Jersey and 14 miles N of Newark, New Jersey. The town is included in the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Fair Lawn History

Fair Lawn was originally known as Slooterdam. Fair Lawn was named after the Estate of David Acker. Fair Lawn was incorporated on 6 March, 1924.

Fair Lawn and nearby Attractions

  • Cadmus House
  • Bergen County Zoological Park
  • Bergen Museum
  • New Jersey Botanical Garden
  • Battery Park

Things To Do In Fair Lawn

Fair Lawn offers a number of recreational facilities both for its residents and visitors. One can enjoy leisure time at the local parks and historical sites. In addition, the town features a bowling alley, tennis courts, basketball courts, a golf course, restaurants and shopping areas.

Fair Lawn Transportation

International air transportation is available from Newark International Airport.

Fair Lawn Higher Education

Bergen Community College is nearby.

Demographics

People

Total Population33,205
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+17,210
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married57.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher52.2%
Median Earnings25+$60,226
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,690

Wealth

Median Family Income$117,667
% Above Poverty Level95.4%
% Below Poverty Level4.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time31 minutes
% Working from Home4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.6%
% Using Public Transportation13.9%

Housing

People Living Alone19.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,463
Median House Value$396,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)35.3%
Italian15%
Irish10.5%
Russian9.7%
Polish7.2%
Ukrainian3.5%
English2.6%
Dutch1.7%
Arab1.4%
Greek1.3%
Hungarian1.2%
Romanian1.1%
Egyptian0.9%
Turkish0.9%
Austrian0.8%
Israeli0.7%
West Indian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
French Except Basque0.5%
Iranian0.5%
Slovak0.3%
Welsh0.3%
Czech0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Albanian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Haitian0.2%
US/American0.1%
Trinidad Tobago0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Australian0.1%
German0.1%
Danishn0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
African0.1%
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Fair Lawn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7410
Phone Area Codes201,551
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.93
Approximate Longitude-74.11

Fair Lawn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationLITTLE FALLS
Distance6.6 miles
Jan Temp20 to 38 F
Apr Temp40 to 61 F
Jul Temp64 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip51.5 inches
StationESSEX FELLS SERV BLDG
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp38 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationSUFFERN
Distance12.2 miles
Jan Temp18 to 36 F
Apr Temp39 to 60 F
Jul Temp62 to 84 F
Oct Temp41 to 64 F
Annual Precip51 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Elmwood Park20,135$80,804
Glen Rock11,887$183,864
Hawthorne18,950$107,974
Paterson146,894$38,006
Prospect Park5,919$60,772
Ridgewood25,430$184,213

Fair Lawn Public Libraries

Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library
10-01 FAIR LAWN AVENUE
Fair Lawn, New Jersey
(201) 796-3400

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Fair Lawn Public Schools

Fair Lawn High School
14 00 Berdan Avenue
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5455
High
Total Enrollment 1465
Henry B. Milnes Elementary School
8-01 Phillip St
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5550
Primary
Total Enrollment 416
John A. Forrest Elementary School
10 - 00 Hopper Ave
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5565
Primary
Total Enrollment 279
Lyncrest Elementary School
9-04 Morlot Ave
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5555
Primary
Total Enrollment 229
Memorial Middle School
12 - 00 First Street
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5470
Middle
Total Enrollment 460
Radburn Elementary School
18-00 Radburn Rd
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5480
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
Thomas Jefferson Middle School
35 - 01 Morlot Avenue
ZIP: 7410
(201) 703-2240
Middle
Total Enrollment 660
Warren Point Elementary School
30-07 Broadway
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5571
Primary
Total Enrollment 398
Westmoreland Elementary School
16-50 Parmalee Ave
ZIP: 7410
(201) 794-5490
Primary
Total Enrollment 348

Fair Lawn Private Schools

Bright Start Educational Center
4-24 Saddle River Road
ZIP: 7410
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
E
41-21 Dunkerhook Rd
ZIP: 7410
Elementary
Total Enrollment 14
Shirley & Paul Pintel Nursery School Of Fair Lawn
10-10 Norma Ave
ZIP: 7410
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
St Anne School
1-30 Summit Ave
ZIP: 7410
Elementary
Total Enrollment 265
The Children's Therapy Center
29-01 Berkshire Rd
ZIP: 7410
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 59
Van Riper Ellis Christian School
7-20 Bellair Ave
ZIP: 7410
Elementary
Total Enrollment 9
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