Nationwide Claims to Fame

Sanibel is 28th out of 6,406 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Sanibel is 30th out of 6,406 other cities in Race - White

Sanibel is 31st out of 6,406 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Statewide Claims to Fame

Sanibel is 1st in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents with high school diploma (older than 25)

Sanibel is 5th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Income per capita

Sanibel is 6th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - White

Sanibel is 7th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino

Sanibel is 8th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Home median value

Sanibel is 8th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Sanibel is 14th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Sanibel, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 6,741 190th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 16.1 114th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 401.1 435th 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 1.3% 446th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 7.9% 440th 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 50.1% 14th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 99.1% 1st 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 59.4% 8th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Race - White 98.0% 6th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.6% 437th 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.1% 445th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.4% 433rd 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 394th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 0.6% 445th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 2.3% 445th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 96.1% 7th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Female residents 52.7% 97th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 6.7% 368th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Housing units 7,821 218th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 42.9% 91st 29.9% 25.9%
Households 3,395 334th 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 89.3% 22nd 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $644,900 8th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 1.9 430th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Income per capita $80,915 5th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $88,906 23rd $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.5% 408th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Sanibel Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,244 246th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $96,869 262nd $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $17,139 102nd $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $60,956 104th $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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