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Fairhaven, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The Fairhaven Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Stearns County at latitude 45.324 and longitude -94.2055. Stearns County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,086 feet.

The formal official name is the Fairhaven Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Fairhaven, Minnesota.

The U5 Census Class Code for Fairhaven indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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Fairhaven, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 372
Population in Households 372
Population in Familes 319
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 195
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 154
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 115
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 187 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 142 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 6.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $199,167
Average Home Value $244,755


Median Household Income $64,402
Average Household Income $78,480
Per Capita Income $30,884
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.91% 0.79%
Households 1.26% 1.02%
Families 2.16% 0.85%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   3.2%
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 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 569 37th
Population Density1 # 701 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 788 14th
Median Household Income # 158 83rd
Per Capita Income # 174 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.