Fort Meade CDP, MD Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Fort Meade CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fort Meade Census Designated Place had a population of 9,783 as of July 1, 2016. Fort Meade CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maryland. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Meade CDP is located at latitude 39.1078 and longitude -76.7472 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Meade Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Fort Meade Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389109) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Fort Meade Census Designated Place is located within District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Anne Arundel County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Meade CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Fort Meade CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 9,783
Population in Households 8,543
Population in Familes 8,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,240
Population Density1 1,212
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 2,465
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 2,131
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,867 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22 ( 0.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,443 (85.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 402 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $56,068
Average Household Income $67,111
Per Capita Income $19,270
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 0.89%
Households 0.72% 0.92%
Families 0.65% 0.87%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fort Meade CDP, MD - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Meade CDP to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 132 75th
Population Density1 # 272 48th
Diversity Index2 # 62 88th
Median Household Income # 350 33rd
Per Capita Income # 492 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.