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.
A relatively large number of people in North Fort Myers telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.82% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) North Fort Myers has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. North Fort Myers has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in North Fort Myers than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, North Fort Myers may be for you.
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.
North Fort Myers is a decent-sized town, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the town has no real transit system.
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. 19.23% of adults 25 and older in North Fort Myers have a college degree.
The per capita income in North Fort Myers in 2018 was $33,632, 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 $134,528 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 German/Yiddish.