Fellsmere, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fellsmere, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Fellsmere had a population of 5,373 as of July 1, 2015. Fellsmere ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Fellsmere is located at latitude 27.7394 and longitude -80.624 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fellsmere (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Fellsmere (GNIS ID: 2403605) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fellsmere population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Fellsmere, FL Boundary Map

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Fellsmere, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 5,373
Population in Households 5,331
Population in Familes 4,581
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density1 122
Diversity Index2 78
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,302
Average Household Size 4.09
Family Households 1,065
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 764 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 538 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $92,182
Average Home Value $129,183
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,904
Average Household Income $47,241
Per Capita Income $12,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.94%
Households 0.61% 0.91%
Families 0.07% 0.83%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Fellsmere, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fellsmere to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 440 52nd
Population Density1 # 872 5th
Diversity Index2 # 46 95th
Median Household Income # 577 37th
Per Capita Income # 875 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.