North Fort Myers is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 42,719 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, North Fort Myers is the 82nd largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns, North Fort Myers isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Fort Myers are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Fort Myers is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Fort Myers who work in office and administrative support (17.70%), sales jobs (11.71%), and management occupations (7.24%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.33% 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.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, North Fort Myers is worth considering.
North 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 North Fort Myers citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.92% of adults 25 and older in North Fort Myers have a college degree.
The per capita income in North Fort Myers in 2018 was $31,658, 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 $126,632 for a family of four. However, North Fort Myers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Fort Myers is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call North Fort Myers home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Fort Myers residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Fort Myers include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in North Fort Myers is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.