Fort Stewart is a very small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,996 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fort Stewart is the 147th largest community in Georgia.
Fort Stewart is a military town: the armed forces employs 27.35% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Public Service and Construction are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 42.35% and 10.91% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Fort Stewart spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 12.65 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
In terms of college education, Fort Stewart is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.83% of adults 25 and older in Fort Stewart have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Stewart in 2010 was $17,215, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,860 for a family of four.
Fort Stewart is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Stewart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Stewart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Stewart also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.80% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Stewart include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fort Stewart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.