Fairplay, MD 21733 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21733: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairplay, MD 21733

Acceptable Alternative
St James, MD 21733

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 35
  • Single Family Addresses: 437
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Washington County
  • Centroid: Latitude 39.548, Longitude -77.762
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fairplay, MD 21733 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 977
Population in Households 977
Population in Familes 861
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 224
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 265
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 279 (80.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $231,410
Average Home Value $267,384


Median Household Income $60,002
Average Household Income $87,461
Per Capita Income $29,631
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 0.79%
Households 1.0% 0.77%
Families 0.87% 0.74%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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 21733 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21733 to the other 455 ZIP Codes 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 # 360 21st
Population Density1 # 279 39th
Diversity Index2 # 414 9th
Median Household Income # 310 32nd
Per Capita Income # 302 34th

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