Fruitland, Maryland

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Population in 2017: 5,285 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +40.0%
Males: 2,347  (44.4%)
Females: 2,938  (55.6%)
Median resident age:

31.0 years
Maryland median age:

38.7 years

Zip codes: 21801, 21804, 21826.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,753 (it was $34,468 in 2000)
Fruitland:

$47,753
MD:

$80,776

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,593 (it was $17,774 in 2000)

Fruitland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,936 (it was $71,100 in 2000)
Fruitland:

$129,936
MD:

$312,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $194,137; detached houses: $199,220; townhouses or other attached units: $202,945; mobile homes: $16,013

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,149.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fruitland: 91.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.0%
(20.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.5% for Black residents, 3.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fruitland, MD (2010)
    • 2,93360.3%White alone
    • 1,45930.0%Black alone
    • 1603.3%Hispanic
    • 1503.1%Asian alone
    • 1122.3%Two or more races
    • 290.6%American Indian alone
    • 230.5%Other race alone

Races in Fruitland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Fruitland, Maryland as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fruitland is 347 to 1.


Crime rates in Fruitland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.3)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.2)
1
(21.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(40.5)
2
(38.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(157.3)
7
(176.6)
7
(166.9)
11
(249.3)
9
(199.5)
2
(43.4)
5
(101.8)
1
(20.3)
5
(96.9)
2
(38.6)
2
(38.6)
9
(170.2)
3
(56.6)
4
(74.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
63
(1,652)
70
(1,766)
59
(1,407)
52
(1,179)
34
(753.7)
47
(1,020)
43
(875.4)
16
(324.1)
13
(252.0)
13
(250.8)
7
(135.0)
13
(245.9)
12
(226.5)
15
(280.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
26
(681.7)
46
(1,160)
41
(977.8)
38
(861.3)
29
(642.9)
43
(933.6)
44
(895.8)
35
(708.9)
18
(349.0)
15
(289.4)
17
(327.7)
23
(435.0)
10
(188.8)
16
(299.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
218
(5,716)
227
(5,727)
186
(4,436)
240
(5,440)
218
(4,833)
214
(4,646)
177
(3,603)
214
(4,335)
231
(4,478)
360
(6,946)
352
(6,786)
266
(5,031)
247
(4,662)
243
(4,543)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(236.0)
5
(126.1)
10
(238.5)
13
(294.7)
3
(66.5)
6
(130.3)
4
(81.4)
2
(40.5)
0
(0.0)
6
(115.8)
3
(57.8)
1
(18.9)
2
(37.8)
1
(18.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(26.2)
2
(50.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(65.1)
2
(40.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(19.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(38.6)
2
(37.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)693.8726.5596.5612.0472.0496.1419.0329.6314.1369.1376.1386.4265.0282.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fruitland, MD

Crime rate in Fruitland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.55
Maryland average:

2.68
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Ancestries: English (16.4%), American (9.9%), Irish (3.8%), German (3.3%), Czechoslovakian (3.0%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1947

Elevation: 39 feet

Land area: 3.55 square miles.

Population density: 1,491 people per square mile   (low).

Fruitland, Maryland map

525 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.6% Asia, 1.4% Africa).

This city:

10.1%
Maryland:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,483 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,517 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bowie, MD (75.2 miles , pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Washington, DC (85.7 miles , pop. 572,059).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (118.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Salisbury, MD (1.8 miles ),
Eden, MD (1.9 miles ),
Allen, MD (2.1 miles ),
Hebron, MD (2.7 miles ),
Quantico, MD (2.7 miles),
Parsonsburg, MD (3.0 miles ),
Princess Anne, MD (3.0 miles ),
Delmar, MD (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 38.32 N, Longitude: 75.62 W

Distribution of median household income in Fruitland, MD in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fruitland, MD in 2017
Fruitland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $68,600
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2003: 28 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 2004: 84 buildings, average cost: $130,200
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $157,300
  • 2006: 97 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2007: 55 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2008: 42 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2009: 36 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2010: 51 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2013: 30 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2014: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $92,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Fruitland, MD residents
Average permit cost in Fruitland, MD
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Maryland:

3.9%
Historical population in Fruitland, MD
Historical housing units in Fruitland, MD

Population change in the 1990s: +248 (+7.0%).
Most common industries in Fruitland, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Construction (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Food (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.7%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.8%)
  • Educational services (15.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Fruitland, MD (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Fruitland, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Fruitland, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.0. This is about average.

City:

68.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.59. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.59
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00401. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00401
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Fruitland-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Maryland state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/28/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.0 miles away from the Fruitland city center caused $150,000 in damages.

On 4/28/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.9 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 122 people and caused $124 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fruitland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maryland state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 140.6 miles away from Fruitland center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 134.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 140.1 miles away from Fruitland center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 334.9 miles away from Fruitland center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 291.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 139.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wicomico County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fruitland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fruitland:

  • FMC - SALISBURY (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • ANCHORAGE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • RIVERWALK MANOR (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • PENINSULA HOME CARE, LLC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • SALISBURY CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)
  • FMC - NORTH SALISBURY (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; SALISBURY, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fruitland:

  • Salisbury University (about 2 miles; Salisbury, MD; Full-time enrollment: 8,375)
  • Wor-Wic Community College (about 8 miles; Salisbury, MD; FT enrollment: 2,256)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore (about 9 miles; Princess Anne, MD; FT enrollment: 3,902)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Owens (about 29 miles; Georgetown, DE; FT enrollment: 3,159)
  • Delaware State University (about 60 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 4,087)
  • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry (about 61 miles; Dover, DE; FT enrollment: 2,239)
  • United States Naval Academy (about 66 miles; Annapolis, MD; FT enrollment: 5,681)

Private high school in Fruitland:

  • STEPPING STONES LEARNING ACADEMY (Students: 111, Location: 402 W MAIN ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Fruitland:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fruitland: Fruitland Business Park (A), Fruitland Volunteer Fire Department (B), Fruitland Police Department (C), Fruitland City Hall (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Nichols Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fruitland include: Crossroads Church of God (A), First Baptist Church (B), Fruitland Christian Church (C), Holiness Christian Church (D), Mount Calvary United Methodist Church (E), Mount Olive African Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Palmer Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Morris Mill Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pryor Branch (A), Slab Bridge Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fruitland: Fruitland Recreational Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Wicomico County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fruitland and their reported violations in the past:

CEDARHURST MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2013)
  • MCL, Average - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-10-2012), St Public Notif requested (DEC-11-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-18-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-03-2013)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-26-2012)
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2012)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (5 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2010)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (4 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-09-2014)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-17-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between JUN-2011 and NOV-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2012)
  • Initial, Follow-up, or Routine Source Water M/R - In APR-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (5 times from APR-06-2006 to MAR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2010)
  • One regular monitoring violation
NAYLOR MILL VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In APR-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-20-2012 to MAR-19-2013)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2011)
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from MAR-26-2007 to MAR-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2014)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In APR-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from NOV-04-2011 to MAR-19-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
OAK RIDGE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
BOH-NAK MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 85, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-30-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Water Quality Parameter M/R - Between OCT-2005 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-22-2010), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2010)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fruitland that have no violations reported:

  • CITY OF FRUITLAND (Population served: 3,900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EDEN MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Maryland:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
2 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
2 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Fruitland (2011 data):

  • First Shore Federal Savings and Loan Association: Cedar Lane Branch at 101 West Cedar Lane, branch established on 2001/08/13. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $316.6 mil, Deposits: $274.4 mil, headquarters in Salisbury, MD, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 8 total offices
  • Hebron Savings Bank: Fruitland Branch at 108 East Cedar Lane, branch established on 2005/08/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $480.1 mil, Deposits: $389.2 mil, headquarters in Hebron, MD, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Hsb Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fruitland:

Marital status in Fruitland, MD
  • Never married: 45.1%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

For population 25 years and over in Fruitland:

  • High school or higher: 89.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Maryland average:

12.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fruitland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fruitland, MD (based on Wicomico County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,16868
Mainline Protestant13,83464
Catholic4,6562
Other1,74910
Black Protestant9565
None61,370-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 15
Wicomico County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Wicomico County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
This county:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Wicomico County:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.9%
Maryland:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
Maryland:

15.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.0%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fruitland:

53.6%
State:

47.3%

Average BMI:
Fruitland:

28.3
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

17.3%
Maryland:

20.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fruitland:

9.7%
Maryland:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Fruitland:

60.5%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.2%
Maryland:

80.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fruitland, MD Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 16$69,754$52,3161$3,027
Sewerage 5$20,720$49,7280$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,813$26,4390$0
Water Supply 4$15,431$46,2930$0
Financial Administration 4$15,365$46,0950$0
Streets and Highways 4$12,798$38,3940$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,769$28,6140$0
Police - Other 1$2,968$35,6160$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$19,421
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 40$150,618$45,18511$22,448

Fruitland government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,992,000 ($376.92)
    Sewerage: $1,307,000 ($247.30)
    Water Utilities: $851,000 ($161.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $335,000 ($63.39)
    Financial Administration: $288,000 ($54.49)
    Regular Highways: $225,000 ($42.57)
    Central Staff Services: $222,000 ($42.01)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $131,000 ($24.79)
    Electric Utilities: $103,000 ($19.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $45,000 ($8.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($7.76)
    General Public Buildings: $15,000 ($2.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($2.65)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($0.57)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $264,000 ($49.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $97,000 ($18.35)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($2.65)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,242,000 ($424.22)

Fruitland government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,301,000 ($246.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $336,000 ($63.58)
    Other: $170,000 ($32.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($1.32)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $67,000 ($12.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($19.87)
    Other: $11,000 ($2.08)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $95,000 ($17.98)
    Interest Earnings: $29,000 ($5.49)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($1.14)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $782,000 ($147.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $1,586,000 ($300.09)
    Highways: $191,000 ($36.14)
    Other: $122,000 ($23.08)
  • Tax - Property: $3,020,000 ($571.43)
    Individual Income: $388,000 ($73.42)
    Other License: $74,000 ($14.00)
    Public Utility License: $53,000 ($10.03)
    Other Selective Sales: $48,000 ($9.08)
    Amusements Sales: $13,000 ($2.46)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($2.46)

Fruitland government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,615,000 ($1251.66)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,598,000 ($1248.44)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000 ($81.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $414,000 ($78.33)

Fruitland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,722,000 ($2028.76)

6.30% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,415 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
Maryland average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Worcester County, MD  0.83% ($26,650 average AGI)
from Sussex County, DE  0.78% ($29,498)
from Somerset County, MD  0.64% ($33,435)


6.54% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,024 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Maryland average:

7.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Worcester County, MD  0.84% ($59,146 average AGI)
to Sussex County, DE  0.79% ($48,416)
to Somerset County, MD  0.50% ($31,346)
Businesses in Fruitland, MD
NameCountNameCount
Curves1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Dunkin Donuts1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fruitland:

  • WTGM (960 AM; 10 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJDY (1470 AM; 5 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO (1320 AM; 1 kW; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJWL (900 AM; 11 kW; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fruitland:

  • WSBY-FM (98.9 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WICO-FM (97.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVW-FM (105.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WESM (91.3 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, EASTERN SHORE)
  • W204AY (88.7 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WDIH (90.3 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/C FOUNDATION)
  • WXMD (92.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOLC (102.5 FM; PRINCESS ANNE, MD; Owner: MARANATHA, INC.)
  • WQHQ (104.7 FM; OCEAN CITY-SALISBURY, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSCL (89.5 FM; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKDB (95.3 FM; LAUREL, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WZBH (93.5 FM; GEORGETOWN, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WOCQ (103.9 FM; BERLIN, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WKHW (106.5 FM; POCOMOKE CITY, MD; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WAAI (100.9 FM; HURLOCK, MD; Owner: MTS BROADCASTING, L.C.)
  • WZEB (101.7 FM; OCEAN VIEW, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WGBG (98.5 FM; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: GREAT SCOTT BROADCASTING)
  • WRXS (106.9 FM; OCEAN CITY, MD; Owner: ATLANTIC RADIO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W206AY (89.1 FM; FRUITLAND, MD; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WLBW (92.1 FM; FENWICK ISLAND, DE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Fruitland:

  • WCPB (Channel 28; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W38BN (Channel 38; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: SALISBURY EDUCATIONAL B/CTING FOUND.)
  • WBOC-TV (Channel 16; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: WBOC, INC.)
  • WMDT (Channel 47; SALISBURY, MD; Owner: DELMARVA BROADCAST SERVICE GENERAL PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDPB (Channel 64; SEAFORD, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
Fruitland fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fruitland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 43.7mTotal length
  • $333,000Total costs
  • 142,430Total average daily traffic
  • 11,836Total average daily truck traffic
  • 73,436Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fruitland, MD - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fruitland, MD

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fruitland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hayward Ave & Rt 13 (Lat: 38.331222 Lon: -75.613528), Call Sign: KFB943, Licensee ID: L00035626,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4800 MHz, 33.8000 MHz, 33.9800 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2000, Expiration Date: 06/04/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/28/2003, Registrant: County Of Wicomico, 401 Naylor Mill Rd Ste 300, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: (410) 548-4920
  • Lat: 38.319472 Lon: -75.633028, Call Sign: WRBT743,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.600 MHz, 464.687 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2018, Expiration Date: 06/18/2028, Certifier: Bruce Giordano, Registrant: Teltronic, Inc., 2016 Windsor Drive, Salisbury, MD 21801, Phone: (410) 912-1479, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Fruitland Intermed., 208 West Main St (Lat: 38.324583 Lon: -75.622694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQIJ649,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 21835.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2008, Expiration Date: 02/28/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2018, Certifier: Ian Robertson, Registrant: Wicomico County Board Of Education, 101 Long Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804, Phone: (410) 677-4481, Fax: (410) 677-4466, Email:
  • Fruitland Primary, 301 N. Division Street (Lat: 38.318972 Lon: -75.611917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQIL679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 19620.0 MHz... (+10 more), Grant Date: 12/20/2017, Expiration Date: 03/11/2028, Certifier: Ian Robertson, Registrant: Wicomico County Board Of Education, 101 Long Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804, Phone: (410) 677-4481, Fax: (410) 677-4466, Email:
  • WA73XC432, Monroe Street (305119) (Lat: 38.324778 Lon: -75.616167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 58.5 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQQM995,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2013, Expiration Date: 01/30/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fruitland)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$166,11318$175,80767$178,0104$100,77811$167,0791$44,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$90,1501$206,7106$197,3520$01$208,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$174,3202$239,05533$189,3283$73,6301$178,8701$23,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$87,5801$281,66022$182,2251$63,8301$207,5800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$184,0250$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$222,8101$262,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$156,6101$264,200
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0104.00 , 0105.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fruitland, MD
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fruitland, MD - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 94 took place in 2006, and the least - 16 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Fruitland, MD When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.9%), and Outside Fires (32.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fruitland, MD
    • 38150.9%Structure Fires
    • 24232.3%Outside Fires
    • 9312.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 334.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fruitland, MD
Most common first names in Fruitland, MD among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3567.2 years
William3568.9 years
John3474.5 years
Mary2676.8 years
Robert2467.7 years
Charles2369.7 years
Thomas1767.5 years
George1469.6 years
Joseph1168.2 years
Ernest1176.0 years
Most common last names in Fruitland, MD among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2577.9 years
Smith2269.0 years
Williams1865.9 years
Brown1776.7 years
Wright1371.3 years
Johnson1271.0 years
Dashiell1268.4 years
White1165.6 years
Carey970.1 years
Powell977.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fruitland, MD
  • 46.3%Electricity
  • 44.5%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fruitland, MD
  • 70.5%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.7%Wood


Fruitland compared to Maryland state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Fruitland on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Brazil (population 500+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern Africa (population 500+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
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  • Michael Joseph Adkins (2)
  • Monty R. Warthen (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.