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Fair Lawn is a borough in Bergen County, in the New York metro area.

The latitude of Fair Lawn is 40.940N. The longitude is -74.132W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 98 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,585.


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Median household income
Local
$72,127
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fair Lawn demographic reports
Fair Lawn is between the Passaic and Saddle rivers.
Rapid growth occurred in the 1940s and 1950s, when farmland was converted to homes and apartment complexes.
Nabisco makes Oreos, animal crackers and other cookies at a local plant.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 32. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1996 movie, "Ransom"
Nearby parks & recreation: Memorial Park
Historic sites and museums: Garretson Farm County Historic Site
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Fair Lawn residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fair Lawn ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fair Lawn was $32,273, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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45% of Fair Lawn residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Historic districts in Fair Lawn include Radburn Historic District ... View historic districts

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Median rent in Fair Lawn, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $863.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,722.


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Libraries in Fair Lawn include Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Bergen County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fair Lawn political report.

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The average commute time for Fair Lawn workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fair Lawn between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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