Fruitland, MD 21826 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 21826: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fruitland, MD 21826

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 200
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,961
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • County: Wicomico County
  • Centroid: Latitude 38.323, Longitude -75.623
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fruitland, MD 21826 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,285
Daytime Population: Workers 1,397
Daytime Population: Residents 2,299
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,696
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 5,281
Population in Familes 4,143
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 1,360
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $55,339
Average Household Income $75,116
Per Capita Income $27,871


Total Housing Units 2,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,290 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 669 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 180 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $195,139
Average Home Value $230,465


Total Households 1,959
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,295
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 1.5% 0.95%
Households 1.36% 0.84%
Families 1.26% 0.73%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   2.77%

Fruitland, MD 21826 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21826 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 # 236 48th
Population Density # 138 70th
Diversity Index # 116 75th
Median Household Income # 361 21st
Per Capita Income # 349 24th

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