Living in Fort Myers, FL

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Fort Myers SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8.5
Education
7
Commute
7

Fort Myers, FL Crime Report

2,867
Total Crimes
3,462.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
34.81%
Above National Average

Fort Myers, FL Cost Of Living

101
Fort Myers's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average

Fort Myers, Florida Info Snack

Fort Myers or Ft. Myers, is the county seat and commercial center of Lee County, Florida, United States. It has grown rapidly in recent years. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 62,298 and in 2016 was estimated at 77,146.
Population
76,591
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
17.4%
Median Home
$208,200
Median Income
$43,474
Median Rent
$969

Fort Myers, FL Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Fort Myers in Florida

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Map Of Fort Myers, FL

Population over time in Fort Myers

Year Population % Change
2017 76,591 3.9%
2016 73,712 3.7%
2015 71,051 3.8%
2014 68,472 3.5%
2013 66,167 2.6%
2012 64,488 1.7%
2011 63,427 1.0%
2010 62,773 0.7%
2009 62,362 -
Crime/100k Fort Myers FL USA
Violent Crime 702.9 384.9 368.9
Murder 13.3 5.2 5.0
Robbery 176.3 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 449.2 260.8 246.8
Property Crime 2759.5 2281.8 2199.5
Burglary 454.1 337.7 376.0
Larceny 1995.0 1750.8 1594.6
Car Theft 310.4 193.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Myers

White
49.0% (37,527)
African American
23.4% (17,900)
American Indian
0.0% (31)
Asian
2.7% (2,057)
Hawaiian
0.1% (42)
Other
0.6% (470)
Two Or More
1.2% (949)
Hispanic
23.0% (17,615)
Race Fort Myers FL USA
White 49.0% 54.4% 61.1%
African American 23.4% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 23.0% 25.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Fort Myers, Florida

Less than $10,000
8.3% (637,227)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (487,524)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.3% (941,897)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.0% (996,359)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.7% (1,205,260)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.2% (1,315,236)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (709,580)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.8% (752,202)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.6% (278,359)
$200,000 or more
4.4% (335,452)
Income Fort Myers FL USA
Less than $10,000 8.3% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.3% 10.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.0% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.7% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.2% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.8% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.6% 4.8% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.4% 5.4% 7.0%

Gender in Fort Myers

Female
51.6% (39,505)
Male
48.4% (37,085)
Gender Fort Myers FL USA
Female 51.6% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.4% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Myers for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (6,127)
9-12th Grade
9.0% (6,893)
High School / GED
28.0% (21,445)
Some College
19.0% (14,552)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,127)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (13,020)
Master's Degree
7.0% (5,361)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,297)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (765)
Education Fort Myers FL USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 9.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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