Population: 24,201Median home value: $297,700 60 Ranks better than 22% of areas
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A+ Fairland Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Fairland Cost of Living Cost of living is 4% higher than Maryland
12525% more expensive than the US average
12020% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Fairland cost of living
F Fairland Crime Total crime is 8% higher than Maryland
Total crime
2,9347% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 357% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-3%Year over year crime is down
Fairland crime
C- Fairland Employment Household income is 4% higher than Maryland
Median household income
$79,42044% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$34,79617% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
6%35% higher than the US average
Fairland employment
D Fairland Housing Home value is 3% higher than Maryland
Median home value
$297,70061% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,56164% higher than the US average
Home ownership
48%24% lower than the US average
Fairland real estate or Fairland rentals
F Fairland Schools HS graduation rate is 5% higher than Maryland
High school grad. rates
91%10% higher than the US average
School test scores
39%20% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/aequal to the US average
Fairland K-12 schools

Living in Fairland, MD

Fairland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Maryland. The city has a population of 24,201 residents. In Fairland, there are 4,883 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. Something to be aware of when living in Fairland is the above average commute times. If you're looking for a short commute to work, this might not be the right area for you. With one way commute time of 39 minutes, this comes in higher than the national average of 26 minutes.

Living in Fairland can be a good experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of Maryland, there are many incredible places to live, so choose wisely! To help you find the best places to live in and around Fairland, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like amenities, weather, employment, housing and more.

Fairland has a livability score of 61/100 and is ranked #347 in Maryland and #22,693 in the USA. If we explore each of the categories individually, we see that Fairland ranks well for amenities (A+). There are some categories that Fairland ranks poorly for, including: crime (D-), cost of living (F), education (F) and housing (D). It might be worth taking a closer look to find out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Fairland, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Being close to public transportation, grocery stores, parks and other conveniences are all important when weighing your options for a new home in Fairland. Before you determine if any of these amenities are available in the area, you will also want to know if the real estate prices in Fairland are affordable. Median real estate prices in Fairland come in at $297,700, which is 2.5% higher than the Maryland average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Fairland, the home price to income ratio is 3.8, which is 0% lower than the Maryland average.

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Compare Fairland, MD Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Fairland, MD

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Williamsburg, Arlington8116.42,968
Rock Spring, Arlington8115.53,223
Yorktown, Arlington8015.83,417
Woodmont, Arlington7914.6697
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Riverwood, Arlington7914.5199
Dover Crystal, Arlington7914.5535
Donaldson Run, Arlington78152,254
Stafford Albemarle Glebe, Arlington7814.7378

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Fairland is a Convenient Suburb of Washington DC

I have been living in Fairland Maryland for two years and have enjoyed the convenience of this suburban city to Washington DC and Baltimore two cities that I frequent regularly for business. Fairland has great educational school districts that have fully capable instructors, principals, and superintendents so that your kids can learn in a structured safe environment. The amenities in this city are comparable to any other suburban location with the major restaurant chains, shopping centers, and other opportunities to live comfortably.

The housing is not that expensive and you have opportunities to live in nice areas without the heavy mortgage payments that are in other areas around Washington DC. The weather in Fairland is average at best but it's really nice in the summertime. The best areas in Fairland are around the West Fairland Park. If you are like me and need to have a place convenient to live in Washington DC and Baltimore, Fairland would be a great place for you to live and raise your family.
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