Statewide Claims to Fame

Cape Coral is 4th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Size in square miles

Cape Coral is 8th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Housing units

Cape Coral is 10th in Florida out of 215 other cities in Current population (2012)

Cape Coral is 11th in Florida out of 376 other cities in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Cape Coral is 11th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Households

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 161,248 10th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 105.7 4th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,460.2 321st 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 5.4% 255th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 22.4% 215th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 17.0% 196th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 89.6% 175th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 20.6% 269th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Race - White 88.2% 154th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 4.3% 308th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3% 277th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.5% 260th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 145th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.3% 249th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 19.5% 171st 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 73.5% 180th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Female residents 51.2% 286th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 14.7% 187th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Housing units 78,948 8th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 17.9% 272nd 29.9% 25.9%
Households 56,002 11th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 74.9% 181st 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $181,900 218th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.7 179th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Income per capita $24,489 231st $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $51,407 172nd $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.9% 250th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Cape Coral Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 18,476 11th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $1,227,981 44th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $7,934 167th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $125,918 57th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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