Fair Haven, NY Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fair Haven, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Fair Haven had a population of 754 as of July 1, 2017. Fair Haven ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fair Haven is located at latitude 43.3232 and longitude -76.7047 in Cayuga County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Fair Haven (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.75 sq. miles and a water area of 1.17 sq. miles. Cayuga County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 285 feet.

The Village of Fair Haven (GNIS ID: 2390831) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Fair Haven is located within Town of Sterling, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cayuga County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fair Haven population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Haven: Fairhaven.

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Fair Haven, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 754
Population in Households 754
Population in Familes 592
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 430
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 340
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 674 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 273 (40.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (10.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 334 (49.6%)
Median Home Value $93,659
Average Home Value $145,604


Median Household Income $45,917
Average Household Income $60,462
Per Capita Income $26,505
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% -0.19%
Households 0.12% -0.24%
Families 0.44% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fair Haven, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fair Haven to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 903 25th
Population Density1 # 991 17th
Diversity Index2 # 1080 10th
Median Household Income # 964 19th
Per Capita Income # 808 33rd

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