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Fair Lawn, New Jersey

Fair Lawn is a borough located in Bergen County, New Jersey. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 31,637.

Geography Fair Lawn is located at 40°56'2" North, 74°7'0" West (40.933943, -74.116711)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 13.5 km² (5.2 mi²). 13.4 km² (5.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.96% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 31,637 people, 11,806 households, and 8,901 families residing in the borough. The population density is 2,362.7/km² (6,121.0/mi²). There are 12,006 housing units at an average density of 896.6/km² (2,322.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough is 91.54% White, 0.74% African American, 0.04% Native American, 4.92% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 1.37% from other races, and 1.38% from two or more races. 5.51% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 11,806 households out of which 33.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.5% are married couples living together, 9.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% are non-families. 21.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 12.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.67 and the average family size is 3.12.

In the borough the population is 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 87.7 males.

The median income for a household in the borough is $72,127, and the median income for a family is $81,220. Males have a median income of $56,798 versus $41,300 for females. The per capita income for the borough is $32,273. 3.7% of the population and 2.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 2.7% are under the age of 18 and 6.9% are 65 or older.



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