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Jobs
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Housing
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Affordability
8.5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
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Amenities
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Education
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Commute
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Fort Meade, Florida Info Snack

Fort Meade is a city in Polk County, Florida, United States. The population was 5,691 at the 2000 census. As of 2004[update], the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 5,761. It is part of the Lakeland?Winter Haven Metropolitan Statistical Area. The city was named for George Meade, an officer in the Second Seminole War. Fort Meade is home to Fort Meade Middle-Senior High School, several historic buildings, Streamsong resort and Patterson Park. The area is popular with kayakers and canoers.
Population
5,938
Unemployment
9.4%
Poverty
18.8%
Median Home
$63,100
Median Income
$41,263
Median Rent
$716

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Map Of Fort Meade, FL

Population over time in Fort Meade

Year Population % Change
2017 5,938 0.9%
2016 5,883 1.0%
2015 5,824 1.4%
2014 5,745 0.3%
2013 5,725 0.5%
2012 5,699 -0.1%
2011 5,702 -0.1%
2010 5,709 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Meade

White
53.0% (3,150)
African American
15.4% (913)
American Indian
0.3% (17)
Asian
0.3% (19)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
1.0% (58)
Hispanic
30.0% (1,781)
Race Fort Meade FL USA
White 53.0% 54.9% 61.5%
African American 15.4% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 2.6% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.0% 1.8% 2.3%
Hispanic 30.0% 24.7% 17.6%

Household Income For Fort Meade, Florida

Less than $10,000
8.2% (48,691)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.6% (21,376)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.7% (69,474)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (84,913)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.9% (118,166)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.1% (125,291)
$75,000 to $99,999
7.4% (43,941)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (51,660)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (24,939)
$200,000 or more
0.8% (4,750)
Income Fort Meade FL USA
Less than $10,000 8.2% 7.2% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.6% 5.1% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.7% 11.2% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 11.0% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.9% 14.7% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.1% 18.4% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 7.4% 11.6% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 11.7% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 4.4% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 0.8% 4.8% 6.3%

Gender in Fort Meade

Female
52.6% (3,122)
Male
47.4% (2,815)
Gender Fort Meade FL USA
Female 52.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 47.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Meade for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.5% (501)
9-12th Grade
11.9% (705)
High School / GED
43.1% (2,561)
Some College
17.9% (1,064)
Associate's Degree
6.3% (373)
Bachelor's Degree
8.3% (492)
Master's Degree
3.5% (207)
Professional Degree
0.1% (4)
Doctorate Degree
0.4% (26)
Education Fort Meade FL USA
< 9th Grade 8.5% 5.1% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 11.9% 7.3% 7.2%
High School / GED 43.1% 29.0% 27.3%
Some College 17.9% 20.4% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.3% 9.8% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 8.3% 18.2% 19.1%
Master's Degree 3.5% 7.1% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.1% 2.1% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.4% 1.1% 1.4%

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