Fairwood CDP, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fairwood CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fairwood Census Designated Place had a population of 6,799 as of July 1, 2017.

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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fairwood CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Fairwood CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,799
Daytime Population: Workers 516
Daytime Population: Residents 2,913
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,429
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.50
Population in Households 6,799
Population in Familes 6,123
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,954
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $172,993
Average Household Income $200,341
Per Capita Income $60,666


Total Housing Units 2,149 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,908 (88.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 93 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $513,682
Average Home Value $569,929


Total Households 2,056
Average Household Size 3.31
Family Households 1,690
Average Family Size 4
  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 4.84% 2.78%
Households 4.52% 2.61%
Families 4.42% 2.54%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.36%

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, 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 # 168 68th
Population Density # 194 63rd
Diversity Index # 164 69th
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Per Capita Income # 32 94th

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