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Demographics Analysis

The people of Fort Meade City, Florida give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 164

5 to 9 years : 147

10 to 14 years : 206

15 to 17 years : 272

18 and 19 years : 59

20 years : 56

21 years : 68

22 to 24 years : 34

25 to 29 years : 109

30 to 34 years : 225

35 to 39 years : 174

40 to 44 years : 125

45 to 49 years : 103

50 to 54 years : 182

55 to 59 years : 115

60 and 61 years : 92

62 to 64 years : 126

65 and 66 years : 57

67 to 69 years : 49

70 to 74 years : 133

75 to 79 years : 199

80 to 84 years : 69

85 years and over : 34

Female:

Under 5 years : 103

5 to 9 years : 247

10 to 14 years : 191

15 to 17 years : 89

18 and 19 years : 94

20 years : 0

21 years : 57

22 to 24 years : 59

25 to 29 years : 202

30 to 34 years : 119

35 to 39 years : 229

40 to 44 years : 176

45 to 49 years : 94

50 to 54 years : 153

55 to 59 years : 84

60 and 61 years : 103

62 to 64 years : 126

65 and 66 years : 57

67 to 69 years : 89

70 to 74 years : 187

75 to 79 years : 136

80 to 84 years : 174

85 years and over : 160


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,962

Multiple ancestry : 852

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 12

Ancestry not reported : 901


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,123

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 108

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 238

Not a U.S. citizen : 258


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 267

5 to 17 years : 1,152

18 to 24 years : 427

25 to 34 years : 655

35 to 44 years : 704

45 to 54 years : 532

55 to 59 years : 199

60 and 61 years : 195

62 to 64 years : 252

65 to 74 years : 572

75 years and over : 772

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 254

5 to 17 years : 960

18 to 24 years : 325

25 to 34 years : 542

35 to 44 years : 320

45 to 54 years : 263

55 to 59 years : 131

60 and 61 years : 100

62 to 64 years : 72

65 to 74 years : 291

75 years and over : 290

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 183

18 to 24 years : 29

25 to 34 years : 12

35 to 44 years : 126

45 to 54 years : 205

55 to 59 years : 57

60 and 61 years : 95

62 to 64 years : 137

65 to 74 years : 256

75 years and over : 475

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 101

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 7

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 13

5 to 17 years : 9

18 to 24 years : 73

25 to 34 years : 101

35 to 44 years : 157

45 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 11

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 43

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,630

Female : 1,918

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 767

Female : 808

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 84

Female : 24

Foreign born:

Male : 317

Female : 179


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 2,711

Born in other state in the United States : 1,416

Native: born outside the United States : 108

Foreign born : 265


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 860

Now married, except separated : 1,266

Divorced : 271

Separated : 21

Widowed : 163

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 162

Now married, except separated : 823

Divorced : 183

Separated : 50

Widowed : 288

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 108

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 171

Now married, except separated : 263

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 40


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Speak only English : 3,980

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 962

Speak English less than "very well" : 493

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Fort Meade City, Florida

  • Other Groups: 2,096   (45.8%)
  • United States Or American: 933   (20.4%)
  • Irish: 395   (8.6%)
  • English: 337   (7.4%)
  • German: 296   (6.5%)
  • Scotch-irish: 90   (2.0%)
  • Scottish: 83   (1.8%)
  • Italian: 60   (1.3%)
  • Welsh: 53   (1.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 49   (1.1%)
  • Dutch: 31   (0.7%)
  • Slovak: 26   (0.6%)
  • Danish: 19   (0.4%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 18   (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 16   (0.3%)
  • European: 10   (0.2%)
  • Swedish: 9   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 9   (0.2%)
  • Eastern European: 9   (0.2%)
  • Polish: 9   (0.2%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 9   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Subsaharan African: 5   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Fort Meade City, Florida is 5,727



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Fort Meade City, Florida: 2,798
Female Population in Fort Meade City, Florida: 2,929


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Fort Meade City, Florida: 38.3
Median Female Resident Age in Fort Meade City, Florida: 41.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Fort Meade City, Florida


White


Both sexes

43.2

Male

42.1

Female

44.2

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.7

Male

32.0

Female

35.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.3

Male

39.5

Female

18.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.5

Male

40.8

Female

45.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

59.5

Male

59.5

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

23.9

Male

24.6

Female

23.1

Two or More Races


Both sexes

16.9

Male

18.0

Female

16.2

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

23.5

Male

25.1

Female

20.8

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

49.9

Male

48.6

Female

51.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Fort Meade City, Florida


  • White: 4,500
  • African American: 694
  • American Indian: 48
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 477
  • Two or More Races: 8



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Fort Meade City, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Fort Meade City, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 91   (4.99%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 63   (3.45%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 84   (4.61%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 67   (3.67%)
  • 9th Grade: 116   (6.36%)
  • 10th Grade: 85   (4.66%)
  • 11th Grade: 57   (3.13%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 87   (4.77%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 721   (39.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 92   (5.04%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 178   (9.76%)
  • Associate Degree: 85   (4.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 53   (2.91%)
  • Master's Degree: 28   (1.54%)
  • Professional School Degree: 17   (0.93%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 86   (4.26%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 44   (2.18%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 77   (3.81%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 88   (4.36%)
  • 9th Grade: 27   (1.34%)
  • 10th Grade: 92   (4.55%)
  • 11th Grade: 63   (3.12%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 150   (7.43%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 806   (39.9%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 183   (9.06%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 194   (9.6%)
  • Associate Degree: 91   (4.5%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 85   (4.21%)
  • Master's Degree: 29   (1.44%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 5   (0.25%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Fort Meade City, Florida

  • Fort Meade Middle/senior High School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: 700 Edgewood Drive N, Fort Meade, FL 33841, Phone: (863) 285-1180, Students: 722 )

  • Lewis Anna Woodbury Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 610 Charleston Avenue, Fort Meade, FL 33841, Phone: (863) 285-1133, Students: 664 )

  • Gause Riverside Academy


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 1002 Ne 6th Street, Fort Meade, FL 33841, Phone: (863) 285-1144, Students: 91 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Fort Meade City, Florida

  • Ft. Meade Academy


    ( Grades: K-10, Location: Po Box 360, Fort Meade, FL 33841, Phone: (863) 285-7332, Students: 24 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Fort Meade City, Florida

  • Fort Meade Public Library


    75 East Broadway, Fort Meade, FL 33841

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Fort Meade City, Florida


  • Historical Society Of Fort Meade Florida Inc


    Po Box 1021, Fort Meade, FL 33841

  • Historical Society Of Ft Meade


    1 N Tecumseh Ave, Fort Meade, FL 33841

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Fort Meade City, Florida affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Fort Meade City, Florida.

Area Features of Fort Meade City, Florida


Bridge


(1) John Singletary Bridge  

Building


(1) Bowling Green Police Department   (2) Fort Meade City Public Library   (3) Fort Meade Community Center   (4) Fort Meade Fire Department   (5) Hardee County Fire Rescue Department Station 3   (6) Historical Society Of Fort Meade   (7) Polk County Emergency Medical Services Station 2 Fort Meade   (8) Polk County Sheriff S Office Fort Meade Substation  

Cemetery


(1) Evergreen Cemetery   (2) Fort Meade Cemetery   (3) Hancock Cemetery   (4) New Hope Cemetery   (5) Pleasant Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Athens Church   (2) Corinth Church   (3) First Presbyterian Church   (4) Lake Buffum Church   (5) Mount Pisgah Church   (6) Mount Zion Church   (7) Peace River Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Bowling Green   (2) City Of Fort Meade  

Lake


(1) Lake Henry   (2) Twomile Lake  

Locale


(1) Gardner Mine Railroad Station   (2) Rockland Junction   (3) Swift Railroad Station   (4) Varn Railroad Station Historical  

Mine


(1) Old Colony Mine  

Populated Place


(1) Bereah   (2) Bowling Green   (3) Christmas Tree Trailer Park   (4) Dalley Town Park Mobile Home Park   (5) Fort Meade   (6) Fort Meade Mobile Home Park   (7) Hammock Lake Mobile Estates   (8) Mcduffie Mobile Home Park   (9) Oakview Lakes Mobile Home Park   (10) Valencia Mobile Home Park  

Post Office


(1) Fort Meade Post Office  

School


(1) Fort Meade Junior-senior High School   (2) Fort Meade Middle School   (3) Lewis Elementary School   (4) Riverside Elementary School  

Stream


(1) Boggy Branch   (2) Bowlegs Creek   (3) Crooked Drain   (4) Gilshey Branch   (5) Mccullough Creek   (6) Mill Branch   (7) Old Town Creek   (8) Parker Branch   (9) Rocky Branch   (10) Sandy Gully   (11) Sink Branch   (12) Whidden Creek  

Summit


(1) Sand Mountain  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Fort Meade City, Florida

33841 (pop. 7,881)


Cities Nearby Fort Meade City, Florida

Bartow Ccd, FL  (pop. 55,004) 7.8 Miles
Bowling Green City, FL  (pop. 2,940) 8.1 Miles
Bowling Green Ccd, FL  (pop. 5,635) 9.0 Miles
Bartow City, FL  (pop. 16,719) 10.1 Miles
Crooked Lake Park Cdp, FL  (pop. 1,622) 13.8 Miles
Wauchula City, FL  (pop. 4,564) 14.2 Miles
Wahneta Cdp, FL  (pop. 5,070) 14.6 Miles
Mulberry City, FL  (pop. 3,220) 14.9 Miles
Highland City Cdp, FL  (pop. 2,843) 15.4 Miles
Eagle Lake City, FL  (pop. 2,696) 16.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Fort Meade City, Florida

863



Elevation in Fort Meade City, Florida is 174.0 ft. (53.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Fort Meade City, Florida

Lat: 27.751628 N        Long: -81.796767 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Fort Meade City, Florida need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Florida

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
  Total Electric Industry 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
  Total Electric Industry 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Fort Meade City, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 26   (1.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 140   (6.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 92   (4.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 356   (15.5%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 320   (13.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 445   (19.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 458   (19.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 130   (5.7%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 45   (2.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 113   (4.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 33   (1.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 139   (6.1%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,764

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 106

In 3-person carpool : 78

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 123

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 9

Walked : 61

Other means : 77

Worked at home : 45


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 167

5 to 9 minutes : 396

10 to 14 minutes : 125

15 to 19 minutes : 332

20 to 24 minutes : 350

25 to 29 minutes : 101

30 to 34 minutes : 416

35 to 39 minutes : 39

40 to 44 minutes : 19

45 to 59 minutes : 220

60 to 89 minutes : 28

90 or more minutes : 25


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

With Social Security income : 1,129

No Social Security income : 1,228


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

With retirement income : 637

No retirement income : 1,720


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 44

$10,000 to $14,999 : 95

$15,000 to $19,999 : 188

$20,000 to $24,999 : 134

$25,000 to $29,999 : 134

$30,000 to $34,999 : 52

$35,000 to $39,999 : 116

$40,000 to $44,999 : 40

$45,000 to $49,999 : 55

$50,000 to $59,999 : 172

$60,000 to $74,999 : 256

$75,000 to $99,999 : 285

$100,000 to $124,999 : 55

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $47,205


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Fort Meade City, Florida

  • WJCM (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WWBF (1130 AM; 2.5 kW; Bartow, FL; Owner: Thornburg Communications, Inc.)
  • WONN (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Lakeland, FL; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WIPC (1280 AM; 0.5 kW; Lake Wales, FL; Owner: Super W Media Group, Inc.)
  • WIPC (1280 AM; 1.0 kW; Lake Wales, FL; Owner: Super W Media Group, Inc.)
  • WAUC (1310 AM; 5.0 kW; Wauchula, FL; Owner: Marvina Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WWAB (1330 AM; 1.0 kW; Lakeland, FL; Owner: Radio Station Wwab, Inc.)
  • WITS (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WHNR (1360 AM; 5.0 kW; Winter Haven, FL; Owner: Gb Enterprises Communications Corp.)
  • WFHT (1390 AM; 1.0 kW; Avon Park, FL; Owner: Odyssey Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WLKF (1430 AM; 5.0 kW; Lakeland, FL; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WQXM (1460 AM; 10.0 kW; Bartow, FL; Owner: Florida Broadcasting Media, Llc)
  • WSIR (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Winter Haven, FL; Owner: Anscombe Broadcasting Group, Ltd.)
  • WTWB (1570 AM; 5.0 kW; Auburndale, FL; Owner: Carpenter's Home Church, Inc.)
  • WJWB (700 AM; 2.5 kW; Auburndale, FL; Owner: People's Network, Inc.)
  • WWTK (730 AM; 0.5 kW; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • NEW (780 AM; 0.25 kW; Lakeland, FL; Owner: Radio 780)
  • NEW (780 AM; 0.25 kW; Nichols, FL; Owner: Radio 780)
  • WLVF (930 AM; 0.5 kW; Haines City, FL; Owner: Landmark Baptist Church, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Fort Meade City, Florida

  • WWLL (105.7 FM; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)
  • WZZS (106.9 FM; Zolfo Springs, FL; Owner: Heartland Broadcasting Corp.)
  • 990420ME (89.3 FM; Avon Park, FL; Owner: Radio Training Network, Inc.)
  • WKES (91.1 FM; Lakeland, FL; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WJFH (91.5 FM; Sebring, FL; Owner: Radio Training Network, Inc.)
  • WYFO (91.9 FM; Lakeland, FL; Owner: Bible Broadcasting Network, Inc.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; Bowling Green, FL; Owner: Cbs Radio Stations Inc.)
  • WPCV (97.5 FM; Haines City, FL; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WWRZ (98.3 FM; Fort Meade, FL; Owner: Hall Communications, Inc.)
  • WWOJ (99.1 FM; Sebring, FL; Owner: Cohan Radio Group, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Fort Meade City, Florida

  • WMOR-TV (Channel 32; Mulberry, FL; Owner: Wmor-tv Company)
  • 960920YT (Channel 60; Sebring, FL; Owner: Marri Broadcasting, Lp)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Fort Meade City, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 195  (14.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 138  (10.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 141  (10.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 43  (3.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 369  (27.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 250  (25.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 182  (18.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 443  (44.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 36  (3.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (1.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 221 Farms In Fort Meade City, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Fort Meade City, Florida

Suntrust Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $356.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Fort Meade City, Florida

  • Bartow Municipal


    (about 13.3 miles in Eloise, Florida; Airport Code: BOW)

  • Avon Park Executive


    (about 19.8 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Avon Park Municipal


    (about 19.8 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Lakeland Municipal


    (about 21.1 miles in Lakeland, Florida; Airport Code: LAL)

  • Lakeland Linder Regional


    (about 21.3 miles in Lakeland, Florida; Airport Code: LAL)

  • Sebring Regional


    (about 34.6 miles in Sebring, Florida; Airport Code: SEF)

  • Zephyrhills Municipal


    (about 39.5 miles in Zephyrhills, Florida; Airport Code: FL1)

  • Peter O'Knight


    (about 41.4 miles in Tampa, Florida; Airport Code: TPF)

  • Kissimmee Gateway


    (about 43.2 miles in Kissimmee, Florida; Airport Code: ISM)

  • Macdill AFB


    (about 44.8 miles in Macdill Afb, Florida; Airport Code: MCF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Fort Meade City, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.28%

Carpooled

15.02%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.44%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

2.74%

Walked

0.39%

Other Means

1.13%

Worked At Home

0.0%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Fort Meade City, Florida, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,146

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 189

Female householder, no husband present : 368

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 553

Householder not living alone : 101


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 49

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 19

All other households : 2,289


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 953

Renter-occupied housing units : 193

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 149

Renter-occupied housing units : 40

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 199

Renter-occupied housing units : 169

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 505

Renter-occupied housing units : 149


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 102

$10,000 to $14,999 : 149

$15,000 to $19,999 : 251

$20,000 to $24,999 : 258

$25,000 to $29,999 : 217

$30,000 to $34,999 : 94

$35,000 to $39,999 : 118

$40,000 to $44,999 : 40

$45,000 to $49,999 : 85

$50,000 to $59,999 : 172

$60,000 to $74,999 : 358

$75,000 to $99,999 : 349

$100,000 to $124,999 : 87

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 25

$200,000 or more : 35


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Total : 2,980


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Occupied : 2,357

Vacant : 623


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 114

Built 2000 to 2004 : 106

Built 1990 to 1999 : 335

Built 1980 to 1989 : 539

Built 1970 to 1979 : 500

Built 1960 to 1969 : 629

Built 1950 to 1959 : 319

Built 1940 to 1949 : 210

Built 1939 or earlier : 228


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Utility gas : 395

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 47

Electricity : 1,887

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 13

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 80

$10,000 to $14,999 : 52

$15,000 to $19,999 : 49

$20,000 to $24,999 : 33

$25,000 to $29,999 : 93

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 46

$40,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 107

$60,000 to $69,999 : 84

$70,000 to $79,999 : 149

$80,000 to $89,999 : 157

$90,000 to $99,999 : 176

$100,000 to $124,999 : 149

$125,000 to $149,999 : 75

$150,000 to $174,999 : 61

$175,000 to $199,999 : 95

$200,000 to $249,999 : 95

$250,000 to $299,999 : 105

$300,000 to $399,999 : 92

$400,000 to $499,999 : 47

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 111

Home equity loan only : 18

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 706

Housing units without a mortgage : 971


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fort Meade City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : $184,600

Built 2000 to 2004 : $91,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $86,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $69,400

Built 1970 to 1979 : $75,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $87,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $176,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $88,600

Built 1939 or earlier : $97,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Fort Meade City, Florida: 73.3%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Fort Meade City, Florida

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 10 10 $665,552
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $665,552
2000        
  Single Family 9 9 $748,040
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $748,040
2001        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,280,929
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $2,280,929
2002        
  Single Family 10 10 $818,807
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $818,807
2003        
  Single Family 22 22 $2,206,372
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

22 22 $2,206,372
2004        
  Single Family 11 11 $862,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $862,400
2005        
  Single Family 31 31 $3,525,936
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

31 31 $3,525,936
2006        
  Single Family 19 19 $2,363,550
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

19 19 $2,363,550


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Fort Meade City, FL): $32,984
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fort Meade City): $52,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fort Meade City): $440
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fort Meade City, Florida

Utility Gas: 26.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.2%
Electricity: 65.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.7%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.5%
No Fuel Used: 1.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Fort Meade City, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Fort Meade City, Florida

Amedisys Of Lake Wales


     Address: 1120 Carlton Avenue, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 3/1/1999

Alliancecare


     Address: 1424 Commercial Park Drive Ste 3, Lakeland, Florida 33801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 9/30/1996

Heart Felt Home Care Inc


     Address: 2003 Bartow Road, Lakeland, Florida 33801
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/27/2004

Ace Homecare


     Address: 3656 Innovation Dr, Lakeland, Florida 33813
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/12/2005

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 4935 Southfork Drive, Lakeland, Florida 33813
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/1/1977

Hospitals Close To Fort Meade City, Florida

Bartow Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2200 Osprey Blvd, Bartow, Florida 33831
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Florida Hospital Wauchula


     Address: 533 W Carlton Rd, Wauchula, Florida 33873
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Lake Wales Medical Center


     Address: 410 S 11th St, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lakeland Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1324 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, Florida 33805
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Winter Haven Hospital


     Address: 200 Avenue F Ne, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Fort Meade City, Florida

Bartow Center


     Address: 2055 E Georgia St, Bartow, Florida 33830
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Rohr Home,the


     Address: 2010 East Georgia Street, Bartow, Florida 33830
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Hardee Manor Care Center


     Address: 401 Orange Place, Wauchula, Florida 33873
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Finr Iii


     Address: 1962 Vandolah Road, Wauchula, Florida 33873
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 16
     Percent Occupied: 64%

Groves Center,the


     Address: 512 S 11th St, Lake Wales, Florida 33853
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 109
     Percent Occupied: 91%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Fort Meade City, Florida

Name: St Lucie
Address: PO Box 128; Ft. Pierce, FL 34954-0128
Distance: 92 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Fort Meade City, Florida

    Retired Workers: 1,095
    Disabled Workers: 285
    Widowers Workers: 155
    Spouses Workers: 80
    Children Workers: 155


(updated 2007)



Polk County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 40.80%
  • Bush & Cheney 58.61%
  • Other 0.60%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Fort Meade City, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Polk County, FL

9.47 % of Polk County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $38,836

Florida Average 8.71 %

0.11 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $22,935

Florida Average 0.22 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Polk County, FL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Hillsborough County , FL 0.91 % ($38,458 AGI )
  • Orange County , FL 0.91 % ($36,529 AGI )
  • Osceola County , FL 0.63 % ($33,243 AGI )

Relocation away from Polk County, FL

6.50 % of Polk County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,124

Florida Average 7.73 %

0.06 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $22,232

Florida Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Polk County, FL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Hillsborough County , FL 0.72 % ($40,979 AGI )
  • Orange County , FL 0.55 % ($38,890 AGI )
  • Osceola County , FL 0.37 % ($29,587 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Florida

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Florida

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Fort Meade City, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.























Hurricanes And Storms In Fort Meade City, Florida

  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: FLORENCE - Wind Speed: 25 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 30 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Fort Meade City, Florida directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Fort Meade City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Rape 2 1 3 3 0 1 1 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 34 17 52 51 0 17 17 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Robbery 0 7 1 3 6 5 9 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 118 17 51 102 86 157 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Assault 22 24 18 13 25 25 27 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 377 403 311 222 424 428 470 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Burglary 53 37 59 40 50 63 94 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 908 622 1,018 684 849 1,079 1,637 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Larceny Theft 84 124 120 120 160 146 156 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 1,439 2,084 2,070 2,051 2,716 2,500 2,717 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Vehicle Theft 13 10 7 7 12 11 10 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 223 168 121 120 204 188 174 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Arson 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
    per 100,000 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
6 8 6 5 8 8 9 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
38 43 47 42 56 55 65 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
22 26 26 23 32 31 37 n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



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