Fair Lawn, NJ Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 12,006 housing units in Fair Lawn. This represents a 2.1% growth from 11,759 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,006 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Fair Lawn is about 80.1%. Fair Lawn's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.7%. Average household size is 2.67 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Fair Lawn were built after 1951.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.20%
One Bedroom10%
Two Bedrooms19.30%
Three Bedrooms43.10%
Four Bedrooms23.70%
Five Bedrooms or more3.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.82
Median year structure was built1951
Median Value of occupied units$218,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$173,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.05
Median year structure was built1953
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$925

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.90%
Home Equity Loan8.40%
Simple Mortgage50.70%
Debt Free35.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.1%