Fort Myers, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fort Myers, Florida Info Snack

Population
83,505
Unemployment
4.5%
Poverty
16.0%
Median Home
$248,400
Median Income
$48,848
Median Rent
$1,096

Fort Myers SnackAbility

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

Fort Myers, FL Crime Report

2,166
Total Crimes
2,396.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
2.15%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Myers
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,166 2,396.5 2,153.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 467 516.7 383.6 387.8
Murder 9 10.0 5.9 6.5
Robbery 67 74.1 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 352 389.5 280.1 279.7
Property Crime 1,699 1,879.8 1,769.4 1,958.2
Burglary 193 213.5 240.6 314.2
Larceny 1,359 1,503.7 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 147 162.6 176.1 246.0

Fort Myers, FL Cost Of Living

100
Fort Myers's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Myers Florida National Average
Overall 100 98 100
Services 106 99 100
Groceries 98 107 100
Health 108 98 100
Housing 88 96 100
Transportation 110 102 100
Utilities 99 106 100

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Rankings for Fort Myers in Florida

Map Of Fort Myers, FL

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Population over time in Fort Myers

Year Population % Change
2020 83,505 9.0%
2019 76,591 3.9%
2018 73,712 3.7%
2017 71,051 3.8%
2016 68,472 3.5%
2015 66,167 2.6%
2014 64,488 1.7%
2013 63,427 1.0%
2012 62,773 0.7%
2011 62,362 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Myers

White
48.4% (40,385)
African American
22.8% (19,072)
American Indian
0.1% (107)
Asian
2.2% (1,834)
Hawaiian
0.1% (68)
Other
0.6% (533)
Two Or More
2.3% (1,921)
Hispanic
23.5% (19,585)
Race Fort Myers FL USA
White 48.4% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 22.8% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 2.2% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 2.3% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 23.5% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in Fort Myers

Female
51.7% (43,212)
Male
48.3% (40,292)
Gender Fort Myers FL USA
Female 51.7% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
8.0% (6,680)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (6,680)
High School / GED
29.0% (24,216)
Some College
18.0% (15,030)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,680)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (15,030)
Master's Degree
7.0% (5,845)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,505)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (835)
Education Fort Myers FL USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 29.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fort Myers, Florida

Less than $10,000
7.8% (654,604)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.1% (427,858)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.4% (950,325)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.7% (980,717)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.1% (1,256,882)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (1,400,382)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.0% (835,895)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.0% (918,613)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (343,026)
$200,000 or more
7.0% (582,193)
Income Fort Myers FL USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.1% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.4% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.7% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.1% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.0% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.0% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 7.0% 6.4% 8.3%

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