Fairwood CDP, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Fairwood CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fairwood Census Designated Place had a population of 6,520 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Fairwood CDP is located at latitude 38.9562 and longitude -76.7775 in Prince George's County. The formal boundaries for the Fairwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Fairwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583619) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fairwood Census Designated Place is located within District 7, Queen Anne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Prince George's County.

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Fairwood CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,520
Population in Households 6,520
Population in Familes 5,888
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,874
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $172,006
Average Household Income $199,129
Per Capita Income $60,233


Total Housing Units 2,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,879 (91.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 92 ( 4.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 80 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $524,038
Average Home Value $582,251


Total Households 1,971
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 1,620
Average Family Size 4
  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 3.71% 2.14%
Households 3.43% 1.99%
Families 3.34% 1.92%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Fairwood CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairwood CDP 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 # 172 67th
Population Density # 206 60th
Diversity Index # 169 68th
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 36 93rd

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