Fruitland, Maryland Population 2024

6,055

Fruitland is a city located in Wicomico County Maryland. Fruitland has a 2024 population of 6,055. Fruitland is currently growing at a rate of 1.78% annually and its population has increased by 9.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,528 in 2020.

The average household income in Fruitland is $76,336 with a poverty rate of 14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fruitland is 28.9 years, 28.5 years for males, and 29.9 years for females.

Fruitland Demographics

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

  • White: 65.25%
  • Black or African American: 24.33%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Other race: 2.89%
  • Asian: 2.78%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
3.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,570.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
9.53% (527)
The current population of Fruitland, Maryland is 6,055 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,528.

Fruitland, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,65665.25%
Black or African American1,36324.33%
Two or more races2294.09%
Other race1622.89%
Asian1562.78%
Native American370.66%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fruitland Population by Race

Fruitland Population Pyramid 2024

Fruitland Median Age

28.9

Total

28.5

Male

29.9

Female

Fruitland Adults

There are 4,345 adults, (649 of whom are seniors) in Fruitland.

Fruitland Age Dependency

51.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34

Child Dependency Ratio

Fruitland Sex Ratio

Female3,02654.01%
Male2,57745.99%

Fruitland Population by Age

Fruitland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0162.7760.239.8
Married9233.581.318.7
Non Family8301.6444.155.9
Male1473.0824.575.5
Female1164.753.446.6
showing: 5 rows

3.44

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fruitland 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

Fruitland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fruitland 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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Fruitland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,769

Average Earnings

$47,668

Average Male

$43,661

Average Female

Fruitland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fruitland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fruitland Language

84.07% of Fruitland residents speak only English, while 15.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.08% of the population.

Fruitland Language

Fruitland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,38057717.07%
Black1,361785.73%
Multiple2295925.76%
Asian1563623.08%
Hispanic544346.25%
Other1622515.43%
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14%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.09%

Male Poverty Rate

18.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fruitland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fruitland is Multiple, with 25.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fruitland is Black, with 5.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 41.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.77%.

Fruitland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School7.95%
Less Than 9th Grade7.5%
Some College5.04%
Bachelors or Greater1.27%
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Fruitland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed56.52%
Male Unemployed22.6%
Male Employed10.88%
Female Employed7.65%
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Fruitland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fruitland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fruitland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Fruitland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fruitland 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.

Fruitland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fruitland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

174

Number of Veterans

124

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

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Fruitland Veterans by War

count

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Fruitland Veterans by Age

count

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Fruitland Veterans by Race

Fruitland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fruitland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fruitland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fruitland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fruitland 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

66.63%

Born in Fruitland

92.22%

Native Born

7.78%

Foreign Born

4.1%

Non Citizen

3.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.22% of Fruitland residents were born in the United States, with 66.63% having been born in Maryland. 4.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fruitland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,5851061.64%
20286,4791061.66%
20276,3731061.69%
20266,2671061.72%
20256,1611061.75%
20246,0551061.78%
20235,9491061.81%
20225,8431061.85%
20215,7372093.78%
20205,5281993.73%
20195,329370.7%
20185,292430.82%
20175,249450.86%
20165,204310.6%
20155,173721.41%
20145,101150.29%
20135,086210.41%
20125,065761.52%
20114,9891302.68%
20104,8591,08528.75%
20003,7742637.49%
19903,51181730.33%
19802,694
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Fruitland Population by Year