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: 198
  • Single Family Addresses: 1,935
  • 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, 2016)


Total Population 5,205
Population in Households 5,201
Population in Familes 4,081
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 1,275
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,924
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 1,272
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,253 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 671 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 184 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $185,352
Average Home Value $226,337


Median Household Income $53,963
Average Household Income $72,099
Per Capita Income $26,679
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.49% 0.94%
Households 1.26% 0.75%
Families 1.14% 0.64%
Median Household Income   -0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.

Fruitland, MD 21826 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 21826 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 # 232 49th
Population Density1 # 139 70th
Diversity Index2 # 119 74th
Median Household Income # 360 21st
Per Capita Income # 351 23rd

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