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Household income NAT. AVG.
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IndexFort MeadeMarylandNational
Income per capita$27,749$37,756$29,829
Median household income$80,438$76,067$55,322
Median income owner occupied$106,140$95,994$70,586
Median income renter occupied$80,050$47,333$35,192
Median earnings male$45,356$46,495$36,919
Median earnings female$27,688$35,612$26,250
Unemployment rate2.9%4.5%4.7%
Poverty level6.6%9.9%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Meade is 7% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Meade is 45% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Meade is 38% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Meade is 56% lower than the national average

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      $53,619 $80,438 $160,876
      $50,706 $76,067 $152,134
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Fort Meade median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Meade employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.3%8.3%
      Manufacturing sector0.7%0.7%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%1.8%
      Wholesale & retail services13.3%13.3%
      Public administration35.8%35.8%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.6%2.6%
      Education, health & social services4.9%4.9%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Highland, MD1,086$200,000261.5%
      Fairwood, MD6,780$171,071209.2%
      Fulton, MD4,050$170,357207.9%
      Woodmore, MD4,698$168,245204.1%
      Scaggsville, MD9,948$163,462195.5%
      Fort Meade, MD11,340$80,43845.4%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Mendota Heights, MN11,339$119,347115.7%
      Fredericksburg, TX11,341$53,5003.3%
      Haddonfield, NJ11,342$151,579174.0%
      Medulla, FL11,336$60,8049.9%
      Rosaryville, MD11,344$128,616132.5%
      Fort Meade, MD11,340$80,43845.4%
      Source: The Fort Meade, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).