Fair Haven, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Fair Haven, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Fair Haven had a population of 760 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fair Haven: Fairhaven.

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Fair Haven, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 760
Population in Households 760
Population in Familes 600
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 433
Diversity Index2 9


Median Household Income $49,137
Average Household Income $62,385
Per Capita Income $27,366


Total Housing Units 673 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (39.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 329 (48.9%)
Median Home Value $94,030
Average Home Value $151,399


Total Households 344
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.24% -0.18%
Households 0.25% -0.18%
Families 0.5% -0.27%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   4.22%

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, 2018 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 # 904 25th
Population Density # 991 17th
Diversity Index # 1070 11th
Median Household Income # 922 23rd
Per Capita Income # 831 31st

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