Learn more about Fanwood
Fanwood is a suburb of New York City and was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on October 2, 1895, from portions of Fanwood Township (now known as Scotch Plains) around the Central Railroad of New Jersey, which passed through during the 1800s and was named for Fannie Wood, an author. The old Fanwood train station, built in 1874, stands as the oldest original train station in Union County and remains the center of many community activities. It houses the Fanwood Museum and is a meeting place for various groups.
As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough’s population was 7,318 reflecting an increase of 144 (+2.0%) from the 7,174 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 59 (+0.8%) from the 7,115 counted in the 1990 Census.
Welcome to the beautiful area of Fanwood! As of the latest US census, around 7,713 call this area home and around 89% are homeowners. With an average age of 42, the residents of Fanwood are well established, with many growing families of all ages. However, during weekends and holidays, you can see a lot more activity and excitement. Over the recent months roughly 42 homes have been sold with an average sold price of $585,105. That is an increase of $57,161 from the previous period.
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