Nationwide Claims to Fame

Fort Myers Beach is 35th out of 6,406 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Fort Myers Beach is 50th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - White

Statewide Claims to Fame

Fort Myers Beach is 7th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - White

Fort Myers Beach is 8th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Income per capita

Fort Myers Beach is 9th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Fort Myers Beach is 18th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Units inside multi-unit buildings

Fort Myers Beach is 20th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Fort Myers Beach, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 6,514 192nd 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 2.8 378th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,262.8 231st 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 1.0% 447th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 5.4% 447th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 45.4% 20th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.7% 54th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.5% 92nd 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Race - White 97.7% 7th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.3% 446th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 322nd 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.6% 413th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 274th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.7% 442nd 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.8% 434th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 95.6% 9th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Female residents 50.5% 355th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 5.6% 400th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Housing units 9,420 169th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 67.7% 18th 29.9% 25.9%
Households 3,443 333rd 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 76.7% 162nd 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $415,300 24th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 1.9 437th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Income per capita $57,902 8th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $55,213 139th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 9.2% 322nd 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Fort Myers Beach Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 918 297th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $77,185 284th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,034 139th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $65,645 99th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

Statewide Top Lists

Business

Education

Housing

Income

People

Race

Size

Other Cities in Florida