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Fanwood is a borough in Union County, in the New York metro area.
The community was named after Fannie Wood, daughter of a railroad official
The latitude of Fanwood is 40.640N. The longitude is -74.383W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 161 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,257.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Fanwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Union County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Newark area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 07023 ZIP code.
16% of Fanwood residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fanwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fanwood was $34,804, compared with $21,587 nationally.
51% of Fanwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fanwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,077. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,754.
Libraries in Fanwood include Fanwood Memorial Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Fanwood include Westfield Leader and Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times
Union County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fanwood political report.
The average commute time for Fanwood workers is 35 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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