Sanibel, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-09
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Sanibel, Florida Info Snack

Population
7,378
Unemployment
1.9%
Poverty
8.4%
Median Home
$703,800
Median Income
$92,875
Median Rent
$1,100

Sanibel SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
3
Safety
9
Amenities
6
Education
9.5
Commute
9

Sanibel, FL Crime Report

40
Total Crimes
532.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-77.30%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Sanibel
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 40 532.6 2,153.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 2 26.6 383.6 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 5.9 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2 26.6 280.1 279.7
Property Crime 38 505.9 1,769.4 1,958.2
Burglary 3 39.9 240.6 314.2
Larceny 34 452.7 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 13.3 176.1 246.0

Sanibel, FL Cost Of Living

167
Sanibel's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Sanibel Florida National Average
Overall 167 98 100
Services 109 99 100
Groceries 102 107 100
Health 109 98 100
Housing 311 96 100
Transportation 111 102 100
Utilities 100 106 100

Sanibel, FL Photos

Rankings for Sanibel in Florida

Map Of Sanibel, FL

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Population over time in Sanibel

Year Population % Change
2020 7,378 2.1%
2019 7,224 1.3%
2018 7,128 1.2%
2017 7,044 2.1%
2016 6,899 2.0%
2015 6,761 1.6%
2014 6,655 0.8%
2013 6,604 -0.1%
2012 6,610 -0.2%
2011 6,622 -

Race / Ethnicity in Sanibel

White
97.1% (7,166)
African American
0.3% (19)
American Indian
1.2% (88)
Asian
0.3% (23)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.3% (23)
Two Or More
0.2% (15)
Hispanic
0.6% (44)
Race Sanibel FL USA
White 97.1% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 0.3% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 1.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.3% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 0.2% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 0.6% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in Sanibel

Female
54.8% (4,039)
Male
45.2% (3,338)
Gender Sanibel FL USA
Female 54.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 45.2% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Sanibel for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
0.0% (0)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (147)
High School / GED
21.0% (1,549)
Some College
15.0% (1,106)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (442)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (2,139)
Master's Degree
18.0% (1,328)
Professional Degree
5.0% (368)
Doctorate Degree
4.0% (295)
Education Sanibel FL USA
< 9th Grade 0.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 15.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 18.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 5.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 4.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Sanibel, Florida

Less than $10,000
5.7% (41,982)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.0% (7,718)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.0% (51,395)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.3% (24,662)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (116,910)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.0% (66,644)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.4% (76,622)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.3% (113,145)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.3% (76,246)
$200,000 or more
22.0% (162,470)
Income Sanibel FL USA
Less than $10,000 5.7% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.0% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.0% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.3% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.0% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.4% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.3% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.3% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 22.0% 6.4% 8.3%

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