Cape Coral is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 216,992 people and 43 constituent neighborhoods, Cape Coral is the ninth largest community in Florida.
Also of interest is that Cape Coral has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.83% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Cape Coral 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The population of Cape Coral overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Cape Coral, 23.58% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cape Coral in 2018 was $34,586, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $138,344 for a family of four. However, Cape Coral contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cape Coral is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cape Coral home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cape Coral residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Cape Coral also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cape Coral include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
In addition, Cape Coral has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.38%).
The most common language spoken in Cape Coral is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.