Fort Meade, Florida Population 2020

6,377

Fort Meade is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 6,377, it is the 209th largest city in Florida and the 4161st largest city in the United States. Fort Meade is currently growing at a rate of 1.38% annually and its population has increased by 13.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,626 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Fort Meade has a population density of 779 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Meade is $58,829 with a poverty rate of 17.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $747 per month, and the median house value is $74,800. The median age in Fort Meade is 39.8 years, 38.4 years for males, and 40.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.3 males.

Fort Meade Demographics

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

  • White: 73.66%
  • Black or African American: 20.82%
  • Other race: 4.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.26%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Meade, Florida is 6,377, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,203.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,626.

Fort Meade, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,42973.66%
Black or African American1,25220.82%
Some Other Race2454.07%
Two or More Races761.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.18%

Fort Meade Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Meade Median Age

39.8


Total

38.4


Male

40.3


Female

Fort Meade Adults

There are 4,563 adults, (1,262 of whom are seniors) in Fort Meade.

Fort Meade Age Dependency

82.2

Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Meade Sex Ratio

Female

3,127

52.00%

Male

2,886

48.00%

Fort Meade Households and Families

Fort Meade Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Meade Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.6%13.4%
All73.5%26.5%
Male64.4%35.6%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
Female56.2%43.8%

73.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9683.0573.5
Married1,0463.3986.6
Non Family5561.2958.8
Female2654.4956.2
Male1015.3364.4

3.66

Average Family Size

3.05

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Meade Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3037.51%
9th to 12th Grade44110.93%
High School Graduate1,70442.25%
Some College74718.52%
Associates Degree3007.44%
Bachelors Degree3338.26%
Graduate Degree2055.08%

Fort Meade Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5582,244385
Black745663111
Hispanic71637831
Other Race148618
Multiple Races342917
Native American11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.99%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,417$36,750$30,162
Less Than High School$21,397$27,138$17,091
High School Grad$29,453$35,116$26,339
Some College$39,265$39,853$36,250
Bachelors Degree$42,404$$43,333
Graduate Degree$39,770$39,919$39,107

$32,417

Average Earnings

$36,750

Average Male

$30,162

Average Female

Fort Meade Language

Fort Meade Language by Age

Fort Meade Language

78.41% of Fort Meade residents speak only English, while 21.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.88% of the population.

Fort Meade Poverty

Fort Meade Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,23546614.40%
Black1,25228022.36%
Hispanic1,44625317.50%
Multiple762532.89%
Other24593.67%

17.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.76%

Male Poverty Rate

20.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Meade

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Meade is Multiple, with 32.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Meade is Other, with 3.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.72%
High School17.37%
Some College6.97%
Bachelors or Greater3.90%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.00%
Male Unemployed34.29%
Female Employed7.70%
Male Employed6.49%

Fort Meade Income

Fort Meade Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,233$58,829
Families$53,977$69,527
Married Families$65,000-
Non Families$24,907$29,392

Fort Meade Marital Status

Fort Meade Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Meade Married by Age and Sex

Fort Meade Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Meade Marital Status by Race

Fort Meade Veterans

428

Number of Veterans

392

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam182
Korea43
First Gulf War40
Second Gulf War37
World War II34
Name Veterans % of Total
White38811.56%
Black353.60%
Hispanic212.34%
2 or More514.71%

$Fort Meade Veterans by Education

6.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Meade Employment Status

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Meade Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.61%

Born in Florida

89.77%

Native Born

10.23%

Foreign Born

7.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.77% of Fort Meade residents were born in the United States, with 64.61% having been born in Florida. 7.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,377871.38%
20196,290871.40%
20186,2031031.69%
20176,100871.45%
20166,013971.64%
20155,916821.41%
20145,834651.13%
20135,769500.87%
20125,719420.74%
20115,677430.76%
20105,634-57-0.10%
20005,6917151.35%
19904,976-570-1.08%
19805,5461,1722.40%
19704,3743600.86%
19604,0140.00%