Fellsmere, Florida Population 2024

5,075

Fellsmere is a city located in Indian River County Florida. Fellsmere has a 2024 population of 5,075. Fellsmere is currently growing at a rate of 1.2% annually and its population has increased by 5.01% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,833 in 2020.

The average household income in Fellsmere is $60,342 with a poverty rate of 20.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fellsmere is 30.3 years, 30.4 years for males, and 27.8 years for females.

Fellsmere Demographics

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

  • White: 48.82%
  • Other race: 22.74%
  • Black or African American: 16.48%
  • Two or more races: 11.95%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
57.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
5.01% (242)
The current population of Fellsmere, Florida is 5,075 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,833.

Fellsmere, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,38548.82%
Other race1,11122.74%
Black or African American80516.48%
Two or more races58411.95%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Fellsmere Population by Race

Fellsmere Population Pyramid 2024

Fellsmere Median Age

30.3

Total

30.4

Male

27.8

Female

Fellsmere Adults

There are 3,369 adults, (320 of whom are seniors) in Fellsmere.

Fellsmere Age Dependency

60.2

Age Dependency Ratio

10.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fellsmere Sex Ratio

Female2,06142.19%
Male2,82457.81%

Fellsmere Population by Age

Fellsmere Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1704.164.635.4
Married5104.7282.417.6
Non Family2611.5265.534.5
Female2515.3342.257.8
Male1484.4739.960.1
showing: 5 rows

4.72

Average Family Size

4.1

Average Household Size

64.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fellsmere 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

Fellsmere Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fellsmere Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 96.84%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.63%.

Fellsmere Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$28,516

Average Earnings

$33,229

Average Male

$21,689

Average Female

Fellsmere Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fellsmere Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fellsmere Language

32.39% of Fellsmere residents speak only English, while 67.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 67.31% of the population.

Fellsmere Language

Fellsmere Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,53251814.67%
Black80545156.02%
Multiple5846110.45%
White548498.94%
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20.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.45%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fellsmere

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fellsmere is Black, with 56.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fellsmere is White, with 8.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 47.78%.

Fellsmere Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School35.35%
Less Than 9th Grade14.72%
Some College4.31%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%
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Fellsmere Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed91.55%
Female Unemployed27.1%
Female Employed11.69%
Male Employed5.65%
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Fellsmere Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fellsmere Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fellsmere Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fellsmere Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fellsmere Marriage

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

Fellsmere Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fellsmere Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

81

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Fellsmere Veterans by War

count

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Fellsmere Veterans by Age

count

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Fellsmere Veterans by Race

Fellsmere Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fellsmere Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.2%

Employment Rate

19.2%

Unemployment Rate

Fellsmere Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fellsmere Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fellsmere 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

53.27%

Born in Fellsmere

68.35%

Native Born

31.65%

Foreign Born

16.83%

Non Citizen

14.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

68.35% of Fellsmere residents were born in the United States, with 53.27% having been born in Florida. 16.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fellsmere Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,375601.13%
20285,315601.14%
20275,255601.15%
20265,195601.17%
20255,135601.18%
20245,075601.2%
20235,015601.21%
20224,955601.23%
20214,895621.28%
20204,833-897-15.65%
20195,730150.26%
20185,715340.6%
20175,681681.21%
20165,613841.52%
20155,529741.36%
20145,455781.45%
20135,377981.86%
20125,279631.21%
20115,216480.93%
20105,1681,35535.54%
20003,813
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Fellsmere Population by Year