Fort Stewart is a very small town located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,996 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Fort Stewart is the 147th largest community in Georgia.
The armed forces are a huge part of the life in Fort Stewart, employing 31.78% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Public Service and Construction industries employ 34.89% and 13.14% of the civilian workforce, respectively.
One of the benefits of Fort Stewart is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 13.53 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of adults in Fort Stewart who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.56% of the adults in Fort Stewart have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort Stewart in 2018 was $17,884, which is lower middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,536 for a family of four.
Fort Stewart is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Stewart home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Stewart residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Stewart also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.45% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Stewart include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fort Stewart is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.