Fair Haven

Fair Haven

Welcome to Fair Haven, NJ

Luxury and charm in every corner
Settled beautifully on the river's edge, Fair Haven offers an atmosphere of camaraderie and convenience. Its quaint streets resonate with the laughter of its friendly inhabitants, and the ambiance is perfect for both leisurely strolls and energetic bike rides. When you step into Fair Haven, you're not just moving to a neighborhood but into a community that cherishes its environment and the bond it shares with its residents.

What to Love

  • Kids cycling joyfully to their schools
  • Short walks to the bustling Red Bank eateries
  • Families thrive in a nurturing ambiance
  • NYC is just a ferry’s ride away for commuting parents

Local Lifestyle

Here, it's about life in its purest form. In Fair Haven, families lay down roots, building lives in a nurturing setting that promises a top-tier education. For those with an eye on the Big Apple, the convenience of being merely a short ride away from the Seastreak ferry to NYC is a luxury on its own. It's a place where contemporary requirements seamlessly align with timeless values.

Dining and Entertainment

Sadie James Boutique epitomizes high-end fashion. Their diverse range of outfits, supported by a team of style-savvy staff, ensures that you stand out every day.
606 River Road This gem sells a wide range of women's clothing, jewelry, and accessories for a casual lifestyle.
Tavolo Pronto simplifies your days by offering delicious Italian meals for hardworking individuals and busy people seeking nutritious options to enjoy at home. This heartwarming restaurant is also a popular venue for both adults and teenagers looking to meet for lunch.
For sushi enthusiasts, Sansu Japanese Steakhouse is a realm of authentic flavors. Their clients adore every dish, from the spicy tuna roll to the scallion pancakes.
Elevate your fashion sense at 606 Boutique or Dune & Salt. Their unique and high-quality fusion of contemporary and classic styles ensures you always remain at the forefront of fashion.
For the young and young at heart, Distinctive Toys offers a wide array of playthings, promising hours of imaginative fun in a thoughtfully designed shop.
Book lovers will find solace at River Road Books, a small-town bookstore offering an extensive collection and a tranquil atmosphere. And for those with a penchant for premium stationery, Ink Papery will satisfy your craving for quality and elegance in every paper product.

Things to Do

The Fair Haven Firemen's Fair is a landmark event, standing as the largest on the Peninsula and longest, running 8 fun filled days. The grandeur and festivity it brings to the community at the end of every summer are unparalleled. Featuring games, raffles, dining, fire truck rides, and more, this is an event you must not miss. It helps fund the all volunteer Fire and First Aid COmpaniesand 
But that's not all. As summer blooms, the Concerts on the Dock take the spotlight, creating evenings filled with music and lasting memories. For the younger generation, the Transition Day bike parade and the 8th Grade Graduation walk to the elementary school are moments of pride and joy that the entire town enthusiastically participates in.


  • Viola Sickles Elementary
  • Knollwood Middle School
  • Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School
  • Private School Options: Trinity Hall, Christian Brothers Academy, Ranney School

Overview for Fair Haven, NJ

6,235 people live in Fair Haven, where the median age is 40 and the average individual income is $94,303. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

40 years

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Around Fair Haven, NJ

There's plenty to do around Fair Haven, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Very Walkable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including El Buen Sabor, Flour On First, and River Pointe Inn.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.91 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.42 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.21 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.12 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.23 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.93 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Fair Haven, NJ

Fair Haven has 2,038 households, with an average household size of 3.06. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fair Haven do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,235 people call Fair Haven home. The population density is 3,912.83 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.91 / 50.09%

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  • High School Degree
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Schools in Fair Haven, NJ

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The following schools are within or nearby Fair Haven. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Viola L Sickles School
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Smart Start Preschool
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