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 194,495 people and 29 constituent neighborhoods, Cape Coral is the 11th largest community in Florida.
Cape Coral is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Cape Coral is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Cape Coral who work in sales jobs (14.02%), office and administrative support (14.00%), and management occupations (9.74%).
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, 23.33% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cape Coral in 2018 was $29,970, 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 $119,880 for a family of four. However, Cape Coral contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Cape Coral is a very 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 20.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cape Coral include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cape Coral's cultural character, accounting for 15.19% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Cape Coral is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.