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Fairmount Heights, Maryland
|Town of Fairmount Heights|
Location of Fairmount Heights, Maryland
|Country||United States of America|
|• Type||Mayor-council government|
|• Total||0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)|
|• Land||0.27 sq mi (0.70 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||98 ft (30 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||5,533.3/sq mi (2,136.4/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0597387|
Fairmount Heights is a town in Prince George's County, Maryland, United States. The population was 1,494 at the 2010 census. The town was formally incorporated in 1935, making the town the second oldest African-American-majority municipality in Prince George's County. The town is composed of six subdivisions: Fairmount Heights (1900), Waterford (1907), Mount Weissner (1909), North Fairmount Heights (1910), West Fairmount Heights (1911) and Sylvan Vista (1923).
Fairmount Heights Historic District
|Area||144 acres (58 ha)|
|Architectural style||Colonial Revival, Tudor, Ranch, Bungalow/Craftsman|
|NRHP reference No.||11000821|
|Added to NRHP||November 18, 2011|
The following is a list of historic sites in Fairmount Heights identified by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission. On November 18, 2011, the Town of Fairmount Heights was added to the National Register of Historic Places as the Fairmont Heights Historic District.
|Site name||Image||Location||M-NCPPC Inventory Number||Comment|
|1||Samuel Hargrove House||5907 K Street||72-009-17|
|2||W. Sidney Pittman House||505 Eastern Avenue||72-009-18|
|3||Alice Dorsey House||910 59th Avenue||72-009-23|
|4||Fairmount Heights (Grace) Methodist Episcopal Church||716 59th Avenue||72-009-25|
|5||Trammell-Taylor House||717 59th Avenue||72-009-26|
|6||Towles-Brooks House||708 59th Avenue||72-009-27|
|7||Louis Brown House||701 58th Avenue||72-009-28|
|8||World War II Monument||Corner of 59th Avenue and 59th Place||72-009-29|
|9||Isaac Brown House||715 59th Place||72-009-30|
|10||William B. Coles House||730 60th Avenue||72-009-31|
|11||John S. Johnson House||612 60th Place||72-009-32|
|12||Henry Pinckney House||608 60th Place||72-009-33|
|13||Cornelius Fonville House||602 60th Place||72-009-35|
|14||Doswell Brooks House||6107 Foote Street||72-009-36|
|15||Charity Hall||715 61st Avenue||72-009-38|
|16||Robert S. Nichols House||802 58th Avenue||72-009-39|
|17||Bungalow Row House #1||610 62nd Avenue||72-009-41|
|18||Prince Albert Washington House||949 Eastern Avenue||72-009-43|
|19||Bungalow Row House #2||700 62nd Avenue||72-009-45|
|20||Bungalow Row House #3||709 62nd Avenue||72-009-46|
|21||Bungalow Row House #4||711 62nd Avenue||72-009-47|
|22||Tyrone and Caroline Bush House||5603 Addison Road||72-009-48|
Fairmount Heights is located at(38.901761, −76.914504).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.27 square miles (0.70 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 1,494 people, 517 households, and 370 families residing in the town. The population density was 5,533.3 inhabitants per square mile (2,136.4/km2). There were 589 housing units at an average density of 2,181.5 per square mile (842.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 2.9% White, 88.6% African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.8% Asian, 5.3% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.1% of the population.
There were 517 households of which 36.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 30.0% were married couples living together, 33.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 8.1% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.4% were non-families. 24.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.88 and the average family size was 3.34.
The median age in the town was 37.3 years. 24.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 10.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.3% were from 45 to 64; and 12% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 49.2% male and 50.8% female.
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