Fruitland, MD

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Living in Fruitland

Fruitland is a very small city located in the state of Maryland. With a population of 5,309 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fruitland is the 128th largest community in Maryland.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fruitland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fruitland is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fruitland who work in maintenance occupations (16.04%), office and administrative support (11.50%), and teaching (10.14%).

Also of interest is that Fruitland has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Fruitland is a college town. There are a lot of students in Fruitland attending college, and as a result Fruitland provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.65 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small city, Fruitland doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Fruitland are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.39% of adults in Fruitland have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fruitland in 2018 was $24,868, which is low income relative to Maryland, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,472 for a family of four. However, Fruitland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fruitland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fruitland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fruitland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fruitland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fruitland include Irish, English, Italian, German, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Fruitland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.