|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Meade is 5,148. Fort Meade, Florida is the 4,719th largest city in the US.
Fort Meade is located entirely in Polk County.
The peak population of Fort Meade was in 2000, when its population was 5,687. In 2000, Fort Meade was the 4,063rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,719th largest city in the US. Fort Meade is currently 9.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Fort Meade has shrunk 9.4% since the year 2000. Fort Meade, Florida's growth is extremely below average. 84% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fort Meade has a population density of 1,116.9 people per square mile.
|4681||Daytona Beach Shores||5,223||19.0%|
|4713||Van Alstyne, Texas||5,165||106.7%|
|4715||North Oaks, Minnesota||5,164||31.7%|
|4716||West Hazleton, Pennsylvania||5,160||46.2%|
|4718||Wright City, Missouri||5,153||200.2%|
|4719||Fort Meade, Florida||5,148||-9.4%|
The total voting age population of Fort Meade, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,271. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.8% of the residents of Fort Meade are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Meade are 74.4% White, 20.5% Black, 3.4% Other, 1.2% Two or more races, 0.4% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 27.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Meade, 14.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.9%. On a per-household basis, 9.8% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Meade.
Among those aged 16 and older, 50.5% of Fort Meade residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.5% of Fort Meade residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.0% have a bachelor's degree and 4.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Meade residents aged 5 and older, 24.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 23.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Meade is 8.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Meade, 17.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Meade is $44,325.
In Fort Meade, 77.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 22.7% of housing units in Fort Meade.
Of all the housing units in Fort Meade, 9.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Meade, 12.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 340 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Meade is $771.
In Fort Meade, 61.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.