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

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fort Myers, Florida Info Snack

Population
79,927
Unemployment
5.4%
Poverty
16.8%
Median Home
$238,700
Median Income
$46,409
Median Rent
$1,033

Fort Myers SnackAbility

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

Fort Myers, FL Crime Report

2,438
Total Crimes
2,864.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
15.64%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Myers
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,438 2,864.0 2,524.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 486 570.9 378.4 366.7
Murder 9 10.6 5.2 5.0
Robbery 94 110.4 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 349 410.0 258.3 250.2
Property Crime 1,952 2,293.0 2,145.7 2,109.9
Burglary 245 287.8 295.2 340.5
Larceny 1,553 1,824.3 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 154 180.9 181.8 219.9

Fort Myers, FL Cost Of Living

101
Fort Myers's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Myers Florida National Average
Overall 101 99 100
Services 109 99 100
Groceries 111 105 100
Health 108 100 100
Housing 88 96 100
Transportation 108 98 100
Utilities 97 102 100

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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
2019 79,927 4.4%
2018 76,591 3.9%
2017 73,712 3.7%
2016 71,051 3.8%
2015 68,472 3.5%
2014 66,167 2.6%
2013 64,488 1.7%
2012 63,427 1.0%
2011 62,773 0.7%
2010 62,362 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Myers

White
49.2% (39,349)
African American
21.8% (17,453)
American Indian
0.0% (34)
Asian
2.7% (2,165)
Hawaiian
0.0% (26)
Other
0.8% (606)
Two Or More
1.2% (991)
Hispanic
24.2% (19,303)
Race Fort Myers FL USA
White 49.2% 53.9% 60.7%
African American 21.8% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.7% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.8% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.2% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 24.2% 25.6% 18.0%

Gender in Fort Myers

Female
51.1% (40,813)
Male
48.9% (39,114)
Gender Fort Myers FL USA
Female 51.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 48.9% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
9.0% (7,193)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (6,394)
High School / GED
28.0% (22,379)
Some College
18.0% (14,386)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,394)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (14,386)
Master's Degree
7.0% (5,594)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,397)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (799)
Education Fort Myers FL USA
< 9th Grade 9.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 28.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
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% (624,310)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.0% (481,965)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.3% (904,245)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.4% (993,244)
$35,000 to $49,999
16.3% (1,303,550)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (1,341,051)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.6% (764,806)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.0% (799,137)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.1% (327,208)
$200,000 or more
5.7% (453,179)
Income Fort Myers FL USA
Less than $10,000 7.8% 6.5% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.0% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.3% 9.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.4% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 16.3% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.6% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.0% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.1% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.7% 6.0% 7.7%

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