Fellsmere is a city located in Indian River County Florida. With a 2020 population of 4,762, it is the 478th largest city in Florida and the 6814th largest city in the United States. Fellsmere is currently declining at a rate of -0.75% annually and its population has decreased by -16.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,692 in 2020. Spanning over 58 miles, Fellsmere has a population density of 83 people per square mile.
The average household income in Fellsmere is $48,275 with a poverty rate of 16.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $775 per month, and the median house value is $107,100. The median age in Fellsmere is 27.7 years, 32.5 years for males, and 21.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fellsmerewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 86.86%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 13.85%.
35.04% of Fellsmere residents speak only English, while 64.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 64.96% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fellsmere is Black, with 48.46% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fellsmere is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.80%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fellsmere
72.47% of Fellsmere residents were born in the United States, with 49.24% having been born in Florida. 16.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.