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. Much of the housing stock in Fort Stewart was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Fort Stewart economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Fort Stewart, where the median household income is $35,550.00.
31.71% of the workforce is employed in the armed forces, making the military a huge focus of life in Fort Stewart. Even though it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy. The Public Service and Healthcare industries respectively employ 63.03% and 12.23% of the civilian workforce.
One of the benefits of Fort Stewart is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 10.93 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Fort Stewart is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Fort Stewart is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.00% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fort Stewart in 2010 was $16,680, 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 $66,720 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 14.35% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Stewart include German, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Fort Stewart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.