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Fort Myers is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 70,918 people and 67 constituent neighborhoods, Fort Myers is the 39th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fort Myers, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fort Myers, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fort Myers’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fort Myers is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fort Myers is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort Myers who work in sales jobs (14.47%), office and administrative support (13.04%) and management occupations (8.66%).
Fort Myers is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The education level of Fort Myers citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 23.92% of adults in Fort Myers have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fort Myers in 2010 was $23,096, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $92,384 for a family of four. However, Fort Myers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort Myers is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fort Myers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Myers residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Myers also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.45% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Myers include German, Irish, English, Haitian, Italian and Polish.
In addition, Fort Myers has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.31%).
The most common language spoken in Fort Myers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.
|FORT MYERS INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||23,847|
|FORT MYERS HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||43.82%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||56.18%|
|TYPE OF FORT MYERS HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||34.87%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||9.81%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.50%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||44.93%|
|SIZE OF FORT MYERS HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||1.61%|
|AGE OF FORT MYERS HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||41.61%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||35.67%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||18.79%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||3.94%|
|FORT MYERS REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$180,724|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,410|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $71,000||16.86%|
|$71,001 - $141,000||23.33%|
|$141,001 - $283,000||25.68%|
|$283,001 - $424,000||15.80%|
|$424,001 - $565,000||7.59%|
|$565,001 - $707,000||5.48%|
|$707,001 - $1,060,000||4.24%|
|$1,060,001 - $1,413,000||0.65%|
|PEOPLE OF FORT MYERS||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.01%|
|5 TO 17||15.55%|
|18 TO 24||8.90%|
|25 TO 34||13.55%|
|35 TO 54||25.72%|
|55 TO 64||12.97%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||17.29%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||80.19%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$37,360|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$23,096|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||27.66%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (15.05%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (4.95%)
Real estate (3.86%)
Public Service (3.15%)
Information Technology (2.54%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||29.63%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.13%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||5.02%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.26%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||20.45%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (9.21%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.89%)
French Creole (5.47%)
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