Fairland, Maryland Population 2024

25,987

Fairland is a city located in Montgomery County Maryland. Fairland has a 2024 population of 25,987. Fairland is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 1.32% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,649 in 2020.

The average household income in Fairland is $113,420 with a poverty rate of 10.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fairland is 36.7 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37 years for females.

Fairland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fairland was:

  • Black or African American: 60.67%
  • White: 14.46%
  • Asian: 11.87%
  • Other race: 7.12%
  • Two or more races: 5.78%
  • Native American: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
5,244.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.32% (338)
The current population of Fairland, Maryland is 25,987 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 25,649.

Fairland, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American15,76660.67%
White3,75914.46%
Asian3,08411.87%
Other race1,8517.12%
Two or more races1,5015.78%
Native American260.1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fairland Population by Race

Fairland Population Pyramid 2024

Fairland Median Age

36.7

Total

36.4

Male

37

Female

Fairland Adults

There are 19,242 adults, (2,859 of whom are seniors) in Fairland.

Fairland Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairland Sex Ratio

Female13,66952.6%
Male12,31847.4%

Fairland Population by Age

Fairland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,2542.7846.253.8
Married4,1263.558.141.9
Non Family2,4381.123664
Female2,2043.3438.761.3
Male4862.4830.969.1
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3.28

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

46.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fairland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fairland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 58.28%.

Fairland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,531

Average Earnings

$55,847

Average Male

$48,495

Average Female

Fairland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fairland Language

59.86% of Fairland residents speak only English, while 40.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 11.4% of the population.

Fairland Language

Fairland Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black15,6972,08213.26%
Hispanic3,31750715.28%
Other1,84022412.17%
Multiple1,4901399.33%
Asian3,0671294.21%
White2,8111174.16%
Native2626100%
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10.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.39%

Male Poverty Rate

11.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairland is Native, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairland is White, with 4.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27%.

Fairland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.07%
High School13.61%
Some College10.81%
Bachelors or Greater3.47%
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Fairland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed21.94%
Male Unemployed17.62%
Male Employed5.37%
Female Employed4.38%
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Fairland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fairland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fairland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fairland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fairland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

674

Number of Veterans

486

Male Veterans

188

Female Veterans

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Fairland Veterans by War

count

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Fairland Veterans by Age

count

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Fairland Veterans by Race

Fairland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.23%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

74.7%

Labor Force Participation

69.1%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fairland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fairland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fairland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

32.64%

Born in Fairland

64.57%

Native Born

35.43%

Foreign Born

13.83%

Non Citizen

21.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

64.57% of Fairland residents were born in the United States, with 32.64% having been born in Maryland. 13.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Fairland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202425,987
202325,987
202225,9876632.62%
202125,324-325-1.27%
202025,6494291.7%
201925,2203891.57%
201824,8316052.5%
201724,226250.1%
201624,2015282.23%
201523,673-454-1.88%
201424,1274331.83%
201323,694-373-1.55%
201224,0674481.9%
201123,619-62-0.26%
201023,681
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Fairland Population by Year