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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sanibel is 6,461. Sanibel, Florida is the 4,156th largest city in the US.
Sanibel is located entirely in Lee County.
The peak population of Sanibel was in 2010, when its population was 6,469. In 2010, Sanibel was the 3,973rd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,156th largest city in the US. Sanibel is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010.
Sanibel has grown 6.4% since the 2000. Sanibel, Florida's growth is about average. 53% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sanibel has a population density of 401.1 people per square mile.
|4150||Watchung, New Jersey||6,486||33.1%|
|4161||Chesapeake Beach, Maryland||6,436||102.4%|
The total voting age population of Sanibel, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 6,548. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 56.3% of the residents of Sanibel are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sanibel are 97.4% White, 1.3% American Indian, 0.4% Black, 0.4% Other, 0.3% Asian and 0.2% Two or more races. Additionally, 0.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sanibel, 6.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 8.9%. On a per-household basis, 5.0% of families are below the poverty line in Sanibel.
Among those aged 16 and older, 37.3% of Sanibel residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 97.7% of Sanibel residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 61.1% have a bachelor's degree and 30.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sanibel residents aged 5 and older, 6.1% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 4.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sanibel is 1.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sanibel, 5.0% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sanibel is $108,081.
In Sanibel, 85.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 14.5% of housing units in Sanibel.
Of all the housing units in Sanibel, 0.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Sanibel, 10.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 920 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sanibel is $1,545.
In Sanibel, 92.2% of households have an active broadband internet connection.