Fairlee, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairlee, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fairlee Census Designated Place had a population of 476 as of July 1, 2016. Fairlee ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairlee is located at latitude 39.2259 and longitude -76.1663 in Kent County. The formal boundaries for the Fairlee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Kent County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Fairlee Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583616) 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 Fairlee Census Designated Place is located within District 6, Fairlee, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kent County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairlee: Bel Air, Belair, Belle Air, Fair Lea, Farley, Farleys, Farlo, Forleys.

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Fairlee, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 476
Population in Households 474
Population in Familes 389
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 126
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 133
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 235 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 144 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $320,000
Average Home Value $396,303


Median Household Income $59,691
Average Household Income $81,901
Per Capita Income $33,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.34%
Households -0.66% -0.53%
Families 0.12% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Fairlee, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairlee to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland 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 # 375 28th
Population Density1 # 492 5th
Diversity Index2 # 256 51st
Median Household Income # 318 39th
Per Capita Income # 229 56th

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