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Fort Meade CDP, Maryland - Basic Facts

The Fort Meade Census Designated Place had a population of 9,933 as of July 1, 2019. 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 39.1058 and longitude -76.7438 in Anne Arundel County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Meade Census Designated Place 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.


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Fort Meade CDP, MD Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Meade CDP, MD Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Maryland Housing Affordability Index is 118
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort Meade CDP, MD Wealth Index is 49
State of Maryland Wealth Index is 141
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 9,933
Population in Households 8,609
Population in Families 8,153
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,324
Population Density 1,211
Diversity Index1 72
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,406
Average Household Income $81,431
Per Capita Income $21,916
Wealth Index3 49

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 ( 0.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,466 (84.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 436 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Housing Affordability Index2 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,489
Average Household Size 3.46
Family Households 2,156
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.71% 0.57%
Households 0.65% 0.64%
Families 0.6% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 2019 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 # 130 75th
Population Density # 271 48th
Diversity Index # 63 88th
Median Household Income # 318 39th
Per Capita Income # 478 8th

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