Also See: Fort Meade, MD ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Fort Meade CDP(1) had a population of 9,671 as of July 1, 2021. Fort Meade 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 is located at latitude 39.106 and longitude -76.7436 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 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Meade: Fort Meade CDP.
|Total Population||9,671 (100%)|
|Population in Households||8,393 (86.8%)|
|Population in Families||7,942 (82.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,278 (13.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$80,599|
|Average Household Income||$93,632|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||0%|
|Per Capita Income||$24,703|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,915 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||24 ( 0.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,406 (82.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||485 (16.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$34,091|
|Average Home Value||$61,667|
|Housing Affordability Index3||0|
|Average Household Size||3.45|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.98%|
|Per Capita Income||2.42%|
|Owner Occupied HU||3.86%|
The table below compares Fort Meade to the other 518 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maryland by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 134||74th|
|Population Density||# 277||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 255||51st|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 51||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 464||11th|
|Diversity Index||# 60||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maryland Census Data Comparison Tool.