Fairwood CDP, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairwood CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fairwood Census Designated Place had a population of 6,310 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fairwood CDP is located at latitude 38.9562 and longitude -76.7775 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Fairwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Fairwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583619) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fairwood Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Queen Anne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairwood CDP 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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Fairwood CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,310
Population in Households 6,310
Population in Familes 5,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,814
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 1,919
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 1,573
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,035 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,776 (87.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 5.7%)
Median Home Value $533,553
Average Home Value $580,205


Median Household Income $168,583
Average Household Income $195,105
Per Capita Income $59,517
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.38% 3.12%
Households 4.11% 2.95%
Families 3.95% 2.88%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Fairwood CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairwood CDP 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 # 173 67th
Population Density1 # 210 60th
Diversity Index2 # 167 68th
Median Household Income # 14 97th
Per Capita Income # 31 94th

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