Fair Lawn NJ
Fair Lawn is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 31,637. As of 2007[update], the Census Bureau estimated that the borough had a population of 30,783.
Fair Lawn was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 6, 1924, as "Fairlawn", from portions of Saddle River Township. The name was taken from Fairlawn, David Acker's estate home, that was built in 1865 and later became the Fair Lawn Municipal Building. In 1933, the official spelling of the borough's name was split into its present two-word form as "Fair Lawn" Borough.
Radburn, one of the first planned communities in the United States, is an unincorporated community located within Fair Lawn, and was founded in 1929 as "a town for the motor age".
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13.5 km2), of which, 5.1 square miles (5.4 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.96%) is water.
In its earliest days (and as late as 1791), Fair Lawn was known as Slooterdam: a Dutch word denoting a native-American weir used to trap fish on the Passaic River. Fair Lawn was named after the estate (or villa) built in 1865 by David Acker, a prosperous New York merchant, which he named "Fair Lawn"; it faced what is now Fair Lawn Avenue. The home became the borough's municipal building, but it was eventually torn down. A senior-citizen center was built where it once stood.
As of the census of 2000, there were 31,637 people, 11,806 households, and 8,901 families residing in the borough. The population density was 6,121.0 people per square mile (2,362.7/km2). There were 12,006 housing units at an average density of 2,322.9/sq mi (896.6/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 91.54% White, 0.74% African American, 0.04% Native American, 4.92% Asian, 1.37% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.51% of the population.
As of the 2000 Census, 21.7% of Fair Lawn residents were of Italian ancestry. Fair Lawn also has a high Russian Jewish population. As of the 2000 Census, 10.1% of Fair Lawn residents identified themselves as being of Russian ancestry, the highest percentage of any municipality in New Jersey with more than 1,000 residents identifying their ancestry. More recently, there has been an influx in the ethnic Chinese population as well.
There were 11,806 households out of which 33.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% were married couples living together, 9.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 21.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.67 and the average family size was 3.12.
In the borough the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 25.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.7 males.
According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the borough was $90,124, and the median income for a family was $103,809. Males had a median income of $56,798 versus $41,300 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $32,273. About 2.6% of families and 3.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.
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