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, 2017)


Total Population 2,294
Daytime Population: Workers 166
Daytime Population: Residents 1,045
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,211
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.53
Population in Households 2,258
Population in Familes 1,966
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 301
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $74,472
Average Household Income $87,067
Per Capita Income $29,200


Total Housing Units 773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 609 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 ( 2.5%)
Median Home Value $252,708
Average Home Value $274,056


Total Households 754
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 585
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 5.63% 1.17%
Households 5.6% 1.19%
Families 5.35% 1.1%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   2.42%

Fairplay, MD 21733 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21733 to the other 456 ZIP Codes in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 302 34th
Population Density # 252 45th
Diversity Index # 269 41st
Median Household Income # 241 47th
Per Capita Income # 321 30th

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