Latest Data (2017)
Population 79,943
Nationwide Rank 430

Quick Facts

Fort Myers, Florida is the 430th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Myers, Florida is a city.

Fort Myers, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fort Myers had its largest population ever.

Fort Myers, Florida is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 85% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fort Myers, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
420 Lynchburg, Virginia 80,995 24.0%
421 Lakewood, California 80,967 1.9%
422 Warwick, Rhode Island 80,871 -5.9%
423 Auburn, Washington 80,776 45.6%
424 Brooklyn Park, Minnesota 80,581 19.2%
425 Deerfield Beach, Florida 80,571 8.2%
426 Tustin, California 80,498 18.8%
427 Chino Hills, California 80,374 19.3%
428 Lawrence, Massachusetts 80,162 11.0%
429 New Rochelle, New York 79,946 10.5%
430 Fort Myers, Florida 79,943 53.8%
431 Goodyear, Arizona 79,858 306.6%
432 Napa, California 79,774 9.4%
433 Springdale, Arkansas 79,599 66.3%
434 Pharr, Texas 79,487 67.7%
435 Manteca, California 79,268 57.2%
436 Alameda, California 79,177 9.2%
437 Parma, Ohio 79,167 -7.4%
438 New Braunfels, Texas 79,152 105.1%
439 Plymouth, Minnesota 78,395 18.7%
440 Franklin, Tennessee 78,321 68.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
167 Hollywood 153,627 9.9%
190 Miramar 140,328 88.2%
205 Coral Springs 133,037 11.1%
208 Gainesville 132,249 17.0%
245 Clearwater 115,513 5.4%
251 Miami Gardens 113,750 12.8%
260 Palm Bay 111,657 40.2%
269 Pompano Beach 110,473 10.1%
271 West Palm Beach 110,222 32.9%
278 Lakeland 108,054 27.0%
289 Davie 105,149 27.9%
312 Boca Raton 98,150 18.0%
336 Sunrise 94,323 9.5%
340 Plantation 93,909 13.0%
346 Miami Beach 92,307 4.8%
358 Deltona 90,746 29.4%
385 Palm Coast 86,516 160.6%
396 Largo 84,754 13.7%
411 Melbourne 82,011 12.1%
425 Deerfield Beach 80,571 8.2%
430 Fort Myers 79,943 53.8%
446 Boynton Beach 77,702 28.2%
496 Lauderhill 71,970 7.5%
502 Kissimmee 71,104 44.6%
506 Weston 70,944 39.6%
512 Homestead 69,907 119.0%
518 Delray Beach 68,749 13.9%
531 Daytona Beach 68,055 6.6%
552 North Port 66,300 185.1%
557 Tamarac 65,669 17.4%
566 Jupiter 64,976 62.9%
567 Wellington 64,848 66.9%
585 Port Orange 63,203 35.7%
600 North Miami 62,225 4.1%
608 Doral 61,130 189.3%
612 Coconut Creek 61,010 37.9%
634 Sanford 59,317 51.3%
638 Ocala 59,110 24.3%
647 Margate 58,430 8.2%
663 Sarasota 56,994 8.4%
668 Bradenton 56,508 12.9%
674 Bonita Springs 56,088 69.7%
691 Palm Beach Gardens 55,036 51.6%
732 Pinellas Park 52,854 12.0%
734 Pensacola 52,590 -6.2%
748 Apopka 51,564 85.4%
753 St. Cloud 51,282 133.4%
755 Coral Gables 51,095 19.5%
834 Ocoee 46,402 87.0%
838 Titusville 46,263 12.8%
842 Fort Pierce 45,581 13.1%
849 Cutler Bay 45,101 48.8%
851 Oakland Park 45,035 6.9%
863 Altamonte Springs 44,277 7.2%
865 North Lauderdale 44,198 14.5%
868 North Miami Beach 44,124 5.7%
875 Winter Garden 43,536 180.0%
890 Ormond Beach 42,816 17.1%
924 Winter Haven 41,280 50.5%
936 Oviedo 40,785 54.2%
938 Greenacres 40,719 42.6%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 79,943 430
2016 77,146 443
2015 74,013 468
2014 70,918 484
2013 68,190 501
2012 65,725 516
2011 63,924 531
2010 62,298 538
2009 64,674 505
2008 64,322 501
2007 63,135 508
2006 59,549 544
2005 57,723 558
2004 56,401 568
2003 54,274 597
2002 52,962 602
2001 52,249 604
2000 51,971 595
1990 44,645 599