Fort Meade is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 5,100 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fort Meade is the 283rd largest community in Florida.
When you are in Fort Meade, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 44.39% of Fort Meade’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Fort Meade is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Meade who work in farm management occupations (8.76%), sales jobs (8.37%), and office and administrative support (8.11%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Fort Meade has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Fort Meade has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Fort Meade than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Fort Meade may be for you.
Fort Meade is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of adults in Fort Meade with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.34% of adults in Fort Meade have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Meade in 2018 was $22,643, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,572 for a family of four. However, Fort Meade contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Meade is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Meade home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Meade residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Meade also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Meade include English, German, Irish, French, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Fort Meade is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.