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Fairhaven, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Fairhaven Census Designated Place had a population of 389 as of July 1, 2016. Fairhaven ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairhaven is located at latitude 45.324 and longitude -94.2055 in Stearns County. The formal boundaries for the Fairhaven Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Stearns County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The Fairhaven Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628676) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fairhaven Census Designated Place is located within Township of Fair Haven, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stearns County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairhaven population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fairhaven, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 389
Population in Households 389
Population in Familes 332
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 204
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 158
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 117
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 ( 6.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $240,278
Average Home Value $311,897


Median Household Income $63,958
Average Household Income $75,461
Per Capita Income $29,131
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.34% 1.2%
Households 1.27% 1.11%
Families 1.75% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.52%
Per Capita Income   1.1%
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.

Fairhaven, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairhaven to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 561 38th
Population Density1 # 698 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 813 10th
Median Household Income # 177 81st
Per Capita Income # 334 63rd

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