Fairplay, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairplay, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fairplay Census Designated Place had a population of 614 as of July 1, 2016. Fairplay ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairplay is located at latitude 39.5357 and longitude -77.7463 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Fairplay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Fairplay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583617) 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 Fairplay Census Designated Place is located within District 12, Fairplay, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairplay 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 Fairplay: Fair Play.

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


Total Population 614
Population in Households 614
Population in Familes 529
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 510
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 204
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 208 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 37 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $215,179
Average Home Value $249,091


Median Household Income $64,264
Average Household Income $96,000
Per Capita Income $34,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.92% 0.71%
Households 0.89% 0.68%
Families -0.4% 0.5%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Fairplay, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairplay 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 # 355 32nd
Population Density1 # 395 24th
Diversity Index2 # 443 14th
Median Household Income # 275 47th
Per Capita Income # 214 59th

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