Latest Data (2016)
Population 77,146
Nationwide Rank 443

Quick Facts

Fort Myers, Florida is the 443rd largest city in the United States as of 2016.

Fort Myers, Florida is a city.

Fort Myers, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2016 Fort Myers had its largest population ever.

Fort Myers, Florida is growing moderately quickly. It is growing faster than 86% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Fort Myers, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
433 Bloomington, Illinois 78,005 18.7%
434 Bellflower, California 77,790 6.5%
435 Racine, Wisconsin 77,571 -5.2%
436 Milpitas, California 77,528 23.3%
437 Auburn, Washington 77,472 39.6%
438 Pharr, Texas 77,320 63.1%
439 Scranton, Pennsylvania 77,291 1.8%
440 Folsom, California 77,271 46.5%
441 Goodyear, Arizona 77,258 293.4%
442 Plymouth, Minnesota 77,216 16.9%
443 Fort Myers, Florida 77,146 48.4%
444 Hammond, Indiana 77,134 -6.8%
445 Manteca, California 76,908 52.5%
446 Loveland, Colorado 76,897 48.2%
447 Lake Charles, Louisiana 76,848 6.9%
448 Upland, California 76,684 11.3%
449 St. Joseph, Missouri 76,472 3.2%
450 Baldwin Park, California 76,464 0.6%
451 Gary, Indiana 76,424 -25.4%
452 Perris, California 76,331 109.7%
453 Baytown, Texas 75,992 14.0%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2016
170 Hollywood 151,998 8.8%
190 Miramar 138,449 85.7%
206 Gainesville 131,591 16.4%
209 Coral Springs 130,059 8.6%
243 Clearwater 114,361 4.4%
252 Miami Gardens 113,058 12.2%
267 Palm Bay 110,104 38.2%
271 Pompano Beach 109,393 9.0%
275 West Palm Beach 108,161 30.5%
281 Lakeland 106,420 25.1%
298 Davie 101,871 23.9%
319 Boca Raton 96,114 15.5%
336 Sunrise 93,734 8.9%
341 Plantation 92,706 11.5%
345 Miami Beach 91,917 4.3%
356 Deltona 90,124 28.6%
387 Palm Coast 85,109 156.4%
403 Largo 83,065 11.4%
416 Melbourne 81,185 10.9%
426 Deerfield Beach 79,764 7.1%
443 Fort Myers 77,146 48.4%
457 Boynton Beach 75,569 24.7%
491 Lauderhill 71,626 7.0%
502 Weston 70,015 37.7%
505 Kissimmee 69,369 41.1%
520 Homestead 67,996 113.0%
529 Delray Beach 67,371 11.6%
540 Daytona Beach 66,645 4.4%
554 Tamarac 65,199 16.5%
565 North Port 64,274 176.4%
571 Wellington 63,900 64.5%
572 Jupiter 63,813 60.0%
587 North Miami 62,139 3.9%
601 Port Orange 61,105 31.1%
623 Coconut Creek 59,405 34.3%
626 Ocala 59,253 24.6%
641 Sanford 58,605 49.5%
647 Doral 57,947 174.2%
648 Margate 57,870 7.2%
663 Sarasota 56,610 7.7%
673 Bradenton 55,687 11.2%
699 Bonita Springs 54,198 64.0%
703 Pensacola 53,779 -4.1%
704 Palm Beach Gardens 53,778 48.1%
732 Pinellas Park 52,137 10.5%
750 Coral Gables 50,815 18.9%
765 Apopka 49,458 77.8%
800 St. Cloud 47,809 117.6%
829 Titusville 46,019 12.2%
836 Fort Pierce 45,295 12.4%
842 Ocoee 44,820 80.6%
844 Cutler Bay 44,707 47.5%
852 Oakland Park 44,326 5.2%
858 North Miami Beach 43,891 5.1%
864 North Lauderdale 43,699 13.2%
866 Altamonte Springs 43,492 5.3%
896 Ormond Beach 42,162 15.3%
902 Winter Garden 41,988 170.0%
946 Greenacres 40,013 40.2%
960 Hallandale Beach 39,500 14.9%
968 Oviedo 39,337 48.7%
977 Winter Haven 38,953 42.0%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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