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 43,060 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, North Fort Myers is the 74th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, North Fort Myers is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce 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 (19.71%), sales jobs (15.72%), and healthcare (6.56%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, North Fort Myers has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes North Fort Myers a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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 percentage of adults in North Fort Myers who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.37% of the adults in North Fort Myers have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in North Fort Myers in 2010 was $26,460, 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 $105,840 for a family of four. However, North Fort Myers contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 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.