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Population (year 2000): 9,882
Males: 5,195 (52.6%), Females: 4,687 (47.4%)

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Median resident age: 22.6 years
Median household income: $40,661 (year 2000)
Median house value: $171,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Fort Meade:

  • White Non-Hispanic (58.2%)
  • Black (25.2%)
  • Hispanic (9.6%)
  • Two or more races (5.1%)
  • Other race (3.6%)
  • American Indian (1.4%)
  • Filipino (1.1%)
  • Korean (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (13.5%), Irish (9.6%), English (7.0%), United States (6.1%), Italian (2.6%), Dutch (2.1%).

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Land area: 6.6 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Meade

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Meade CDP

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 0.4%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

5.0% Foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.3% Europe, 1.1% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MD (9.7 miles Bowie, pop. 50,269).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: MD Baltimore, (16.4 miles pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (125.9 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: MD (3.3 miles Jessup, MD (3.7 miles Odenton, MD (3.8 miles Severn, City, MD (5.4 miles Maryland MD (6.3 miles Savage-Guilford, MD (6.7 miles Elkridge, Gate, MD (7.8 miles South MD (7.8 miles Crofton,

Latitude: 39.11 N, Longitude: 76.74 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (25.8%), Public administration (22.1%), Retail trade (14.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +21,573 (+218.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,195 (65.4%)

Average climate in Fort Meade, Maryland

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fort Meade-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Maryland state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Fort Meade city center killed 2 people and injured 55 people and caused $101 million in damages.

On 6/9/1961, a category 3 tornado 10.6 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Neal Stephenson - (born 1959), author.


Hospitals/medical centers near Fort Meade:
  • LAUREL REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 9 miles; LAUREL, MD)
  • NORTH ARUNDEL HOSP (about 9 miles; GLEN BURNIE, MD)
  • CROWNSVILLE HOSPITAL CENTER (about 12 miles; CROWNSVILLE, MD)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fort Meade:
  • BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON INTL (about 7 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; ID: BWI)
  • ANDREWS AFB (about 23 miles; CAMP SPRINGS, MD; ID: ADW)
  • RONALD REAGAN WASHINGTON NATIONAL (about 27 miles; WASHINGTON, DC; ID: DCA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fort Meade:
  • TIPTON (about 2 miles; FORT MEADE(ODENTON), MD; ID: FME)
  • SUBURBAN (about 6 miles; LAUREL, MD; ID: W18)
  • FREEWAY (about 12 miles; MITCHELLVILLE, MD; ID: W00)

Amtrak stations near Fort Meade:
  • 7 miles: BWI AIRPORT RAIL STATION (BALTIMORE, AMTRAK WAY). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 14 miles: NEW CARROLLTON (4300 GARDEN CITY DR.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: BALTIMORE (1500 N. CHARLES ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, snack bar, vending machines, ATM, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Meade:
  • BOWIE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; BOWIE, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,323)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 11 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; FT enrollment: 9,095)
  • THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF BALTIMORE COUNTY (about 12 miles; CATONSVILLE, MD; FT enrollment: 10,141)
  • HOWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; COLUMBIA, MD; FT enrollment: 3,036)
  • COPPIN STATE COLLEGE (about 15 miles; BALTIMORE, MD; FT enrollment: 2,844)
  • PRINCE GEORGES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; LARGO, MD; FT enrollment: 5,764)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND-BALTIMORE (about 16 miles; Baltimore, MD; FT enrollment: 4,456)
Public primary/middle schools in Fort Meade:
  • MACARTHUR MIDDLE (Students: 1,125; Location: 3500 ROCKENBACH ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEADE MIDDLE (Students: 869; Location: 1103 26TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle school in Fort Meade:
  • CHILDRENS WORLD LEARNING CENTE (Students: 45; Location: 9899 OBRIEN RD; Grades: KG - KG)

Notable location: Fort Meade Golf Course (A).

Cemeteries: Hospital Chapel Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Downs Cemetery (3), Tank Cemetery (4), Post Cemetery (5), Sulpher Springs Cemetery (6).

Reservoirs: Burba Lake (A), Kelly Pool (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Franklin Branch (A).


Fort Meade compared to Maryland state average:
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Meade:
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WBIS (1190 AM; 50 kW; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: NATIONS RADIO, LLC)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPGC (1580 AM; 50 kW; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WPGC(AM), INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WILC (900 AM; 2 kW; LAUREL, MD; Owner: ILC CORPORATION)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWGB (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; INDIAN HEAD, MD; Owner: GOOD BODY MEDIA, LLC)
  • WUST (1120 AM; daytime; 20 kW; WASHINGTON, DC)
  • WCAO (600 AM; 5 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Meade:
  • WPOC (93.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFSI (107.9 FM; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WIYY (97.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WRBS (95.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: PETER & JOHN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WERQ-FM (92.3 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLIF (101.9 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY WLIF, INC.)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDC-FM (101.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WRQX (107.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WMAL, INC.)
  • WHUR-FM (96.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • WASH (97.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBIG-FM (100.3 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WYPR (88.1 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WYPR LICENSE HOLDING LLC)
  • WPGC-FM (95.5 FM; MORNINGSIDE, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF MARYLAND)
  • WBJC (91.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WARW (94.7 FM; BETHESDA, MD; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WIHT (99.5 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCSP-FM (90.1 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NATIONAL CABLE SATELLITE CORPORATION)
  • WKYS (93.9 FM; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Meade:
  • WMPT (Channel 22; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WUTB (Channel 24; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBDC-TV (Channel 50; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: WBDC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJLA-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ACC LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WUSA (Channel 9; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE DETROIT NEWS, INC.)
  • WTTG (Channel 5; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WETA-TV (Channel 26; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: THE GREATER WASHINGTON ED TELECOMM. ASSOC)
  • WHUT-TV (Channel 32; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: HOWARD UNIVERSITY)
  • W63BP (Channel 63; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDCA (Channel 20; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRC-TV (Channel 4; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WRC-TV), INC.)
  • W61BY (Channel 61; ANNAPOLIS, MD; Owner: ANNAPOLIS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WIAV-LP (Channel 58; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ASIAVISION, INC.)
  • WZDC-LP (Channel 64; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: ONDA CAPITAL, INC.)
  • W28BY (Channel 63; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFORMATION SUPER STATION, L.L.C.)

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