Fruitland, MD Profile: Facts & Data


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Fruitland, Maryland - Basic Facts

The City of Fruitland had a population of 5,410 as of July 1, 2018. Fruitland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fruitland is located at latitude 38.3197 and longitude -75.6252 in Wicomico County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fruitland (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wicomico County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Fruitland (GNIS ID: 2390590) 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 City of Fruitland is located within District 16, Fruitland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wicomico County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fruitland: Disharoons Crossroads, Forktown.

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


Total Population 5,410
Population in Households 5,405
Population in Familes 4,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 1,432
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $58,573
Average Household Income $77,933
Per Capita Income $30,437


Total Housing Units 2,222 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,345 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 699 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $212,297
Average Home Value $232,639


Total Households 2,044
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,343
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 1.29% 0.94%
Households 1.28% 0.87%
Families 1.14% 0.75%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   4.21%

Fruitland, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fruitland 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 # 189 64th
Population Density # 249 52nd
Diversity Index # 133 75th
Median Household Income # 365 30th
Per Capita Income # 328 37th

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