Fairwood demographics profile

StatisticFairwoodMarylandNational
Population5,7565,959,902318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,64847491
Median age38.138.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%44%43%
Speak English81%82%79%
Speak Spanish2%7%13%
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.
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  • The population density in Fairwood is 248% higher than Maryland.
  • The median age in Fairwood is 1% lower than Maryland.
  • In Fairwood 11.78% of the population is White.
  • In Fairwood 75.57% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fairwood 8.83% of the population is Asian.

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Fairwood population breakdown by race

RaceFairwoodMarylandNational
White11.78%57.19%73.35%
Black or African American75.57%29.63%12.63%
Asian8.83%6.08%5.22%
American Indian0.00%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
Mixed race3.82%3.12%3.06%
Other race0.00%3.67%4.75%
In Fairwood, 1.3% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Fairwood, MD demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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