Fort Meade, Florida Population 2022

4,994
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Fort Meade is a city located in Polk County Florida. With a 2020 population of 4,994, it is the 463rd largest city in Florida and the 6602nd largest city in the United States. Fort Meade is currently declining at a rate of -1.05% annually and its population has decreased by -18.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,163 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Fort Meade has a population density of 610 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Meade is $62,453 with a poverty rate of 17.04%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $772 per month, and the median house value is $92,900. The median age in Fort Meade is 39.4 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.8 years for females.

Fort Meade Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Meadewas:

  • White: 73.42%
  • Black or African American: 16.84%
  • Other race: 7.14%
  • Two or more races: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Meade, Florida is 4,994 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,163.

Fort Meade, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Fort Meade Population by Race

Fort Meade Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Meade Median Age

39.6


Total

36.3


Male

41


Female

Fort Meade Adults

There are 4,684 adults, (1,410 of whom are seniors) in Fort Meade.

Fort Meade Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Meade Sex Ratio

Female

2,999

48.66%

Male

3,164

51.34%

Fort Meade Population by Age

Fort Meade Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Meade Household Types

73.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Meade Households and Families

3.91

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Fort Meade Households by Type

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Fort Meade Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Meade Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fort Meade Educational Attainment by Race

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$30,091

Average Earnings

$32,031

Average Male

$28,148

Average Female

Fort Meade Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Meade Language by Age

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Fort Meade Language

72.96% of Fort Meade residents speak only English, while 27.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.30% of the population.

Fort Meade Language

Fort Meade Poverty by Race

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17.04%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

19.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Meade

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Meade is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Meade is Hispanic, with 13.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.16%.

Fort Meade Poverty

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Fort Meade Poverty Rate by Education

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Fort Meade Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Meade Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Fort Meade Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Meade Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Meade Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Meade Marital Status by Race

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Fort Meade Marital Status

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396

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fort Meade Veterans by War

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Fort Meade Veterans by Age

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Fort Meade Veterans by Race

Fort Meade Veterans by Education

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10.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Meade Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Meade Employment by Age

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Fort Meade Employment by Race

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Fort Meade Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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58.23%

Born in Fort Meade

90.38%

Native Born

9.62%

Foreign Born

6.86%

Non Citizen

2.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.38% of Fort Meade residents were born in the United States, with 58.23% having been born in Florida. 6.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Meade Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Fort Meade Population by Year