Fairwood, MD has a population of 5,756 and is the 5,910th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,648 per sq mi which is 248% higher than the Maryland average and 1719% higher than the national average. The median age in Fairwood is 38 which is approximately 1% lower than the Maryland average of 38. In Fairwood, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 81% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 31% of Fairwood residents were born in Maryland, 51% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 16% were foreign born.