Fairmount Heights, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairmount Heights, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Town of Fairmount Heights had a population of 1,456 as of July 1, 2018. Fairmount Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fairmount Heights is located at latitude 38.9015 and longitude -76.9153 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fairmount Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Prince George's County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 98 feet.

The Town of Fairmount Heights (GNIS ID: 2390173) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Fairmount Heights is located within District 18, Seat Pleasant, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fairmount Heights: Fairmont Heights.

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Fairmount Heights, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,456
Population in Households 1,452
Population in Familes 1,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 5,413
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $62,971
Average Household Income $86,771
Per Capita Income $29,765


Total Housing Units 589 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 366 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 132 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $232,778
Average Home Value $239,237


Total Households 498
Average Household Size 2.92
Family Households 353
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.31% -0.21%
Households -0.45% -0.36%
Families -0.57% -0.4%
Median Household Income   4.45%
Per Capita Income   4.08%

Fairmount Heights, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairmount Heights to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 294 43rd
Population Density # 48 91st
Diversity Index # 231 56th
Median Household Income # 321 38th
Per Capita Income # 339 35th

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