|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Myers is 92,245. Fort Myers, Florida is the 370th largest city in the US.
Fort Myers is located entirely in Lee County.
The current population of Fort Myers (92,245) is it's peak population.
Fort Myers has grown 77.4% since the 2000. Fort Myers, Florida is growing moderately quickly; it is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Fort Myers has a population density of 1,559.1 people per square mile.
|367||Mission Viejo, California||92,449||-1.2%|
|368||Mount Pleasant, South Carolina||92,398||89.0%|
|370||Fort Myers, Florida||92,245||77.4%|
|373||South Gate, California||91,154||-5.5%|
|374||Nashua, New Hampshire||91,124||4.9%|
|375||Santa Monica, California||91,105||7.9%|
The total voting age population of Fort Myers, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 54,632. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 22.0% of the residents of Fort Myers are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Myers are 64.5% White, 22.2% Black, 8.5% Other, 2.8% Asian, 1.8% Two or more races and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 24.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Myers, 16.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 28.0%. On a per-household basis, 12.3% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Myers.
Among those aged 16 and older, 54.9% of Fort Myers residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.4% of Fort Myers residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.7% have a bachelor's degree and 11.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Myers residents aged 5 and older, 28.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 20.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 6.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Myers is 5.4%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Myers, 9.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Myers is $46,409.
In Fort Myers, 49.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 50.4% of housing units in Fort Myers.
Of all the housing units in Fort Myers, 3.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Myers, 44.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 18,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Myers is $1,033.
In Fort Myers, 80.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.