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Overview

Introduction to Fairview, New Jersey

Fairview, New Jersey, in Bergen county, is 1 mile NE of North Bergen, New Jersey and 5 miles N of New York, New York. The town is included in the Bergen - Passaic metropolitan area.

Fairview History

Fairview was originally a part of Ridgefield Township. At the height of the "Boroughitis" phenomenon, Fairview was separated from this township, and officially incorporated on December 19, 1894. At the time of its creation, Fairview’s population was 1,003. However, in recent years, this figure has grown to over 13,000.

Fairview and nearby Attractions

  • American Folk Art Museum
  • George Washington Bridge
  • Overpeck County Park
  • Ascension Greek Orthodox Church
  • Mount Moriah Cemetery
  • Bergen County Zoological Park

Things To Do In Fairview

The town of Fairview is near quite a few historic sites in New York, like the Morris-Jumel Mansion, the Apollo Theater, the Carnegie Hall, the Rockefeller Center, as well as the Empire State Building. From this town, one can also visit the American Folk Art Museum, the Museum of Arts & Design, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, and the American Museum of Natural History. One can also spend a fun-filled day at the Central Park Zoo or the Bergen County Zoological Park.

Fairview Transportation

Air transportation is available from the La Guardia Airport.

Fairview Higher Education

For higher education, residents of Fairview can enroll at Columbia University in the City of New York, Barnard College, the Cuny City College, the Cuny John Jay College Criminal Justice, or the Cuny Hunter College.

Demographics

People

Total Population14,314
Male Share of the Population47.5%
Female Share of the Population52.5%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+7,425
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married42.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.8%
Median Earnings25+$35,555
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,475
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,613

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,639
% Above Poverty Level83.6%
% Below Poverty Level16.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home0.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation31%

Housing

People Living Alone26.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,228
Median House Value$352,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)66.5%
Italian8.7%
Croatian3.9%
Arab3.6%
Irish3.1%
Albanian2.1%
Palestinian2%
Turkish1.9%
Russian1.7%
German1.6%
Greek1.2%
French Except Basque1.1%
US/American1%
Brazilian0.7%
Moroccan0.4%
Polish0.4%
English0.3%
Jordanian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Belgian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
African0.2%
Swedish0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Fairview Almanac

CategoryValue
County Bergen County
Standard Zip Codes7022
Phone Area Codes201,551
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.81
Approximate Longitude-74

Fairview Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationNEW YORK CITY CENTRAL PK
Distance2.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 84 F
Oct Temp50 to 64 F
Annual Precip49.6 inches
StationNEW YORK LA GUARDIA AP
Distance6.4 miles
Jan Temp27 to 39 F
Apr Temp44 to 60 F
Jul Temp70 to 85 F
Oct Temp51 to 65 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance11 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Cliffside Park24,661$75,607
Edgewater11,998$125,810
Guttenberg11,628$54,488
North Bergen62,791$60,401
Ridgefield11,294$79,871
West New York52,407$50,278

Fairview Public Libraries

Fairview Free Public Library
213 ANDERSON AVENUE
Fairview, New Jersey
(201) 943-6244

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Fairview Public Schools

Lincoln School
140 Anderson Avenue
ZIP: 7022
(201) 943-0560
Middle
Total Enrollment 605
Lincoln School Annex
130 Hamilton Avenue
ZIP: 7022
(201) 943-0564
Primary
Total Enrollment 218
Number Three School
403 Cliff Street
ZIP: 7022
(201) 943-0563
Primary
Total Enrollment 488

Fairview Private Schools

Our Lady Of Grace School
400 Kamena St
ZIP: 7022
Elementary
Total Enrollment 251
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