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Median resident age:  60.4 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Zip code: 33931

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,876 (it was $46,067 in 2000)
Estero Island:

$52,876
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,009

Estero Island CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $264,243 (it was $185,700 in 2000)
Estero Island:

$264,243
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $528,383; Detached houses: $658,598; Townhouses or other attached units: $556,819; In 2-unit structures: $607,677; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $464,291; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $512,898; Mobile homes: $104,857; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,143

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Estero Island races chart
  • White alone - 8,395 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 244 (2.8%)
  • Two or more races - 52 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.08%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Estero Island: 216.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: EST time zone




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Estero Island CCD:  1.4% ($2,543)
Florida:  1.4% ($1,262)
Estero Island satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (15.4 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (104.7 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (853.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fort Myers Beach, FL (1.1 miles ), Estero, FL (2.5 miles ), Harlem Heights, FL (2.5 miles ), Iona, FL (2.6 miles ), San Carlos Park, FL (2.6 miles ), Three Oaks, FL (2.8 miles ), Cypress Lake, FL (2.8 miles ), Punta Rassa, FL (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 26.43 N, Longitude: 81.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 239

Estero Island household income distribution Estero Island home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Estero Island-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 9% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Estero Island place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/3/1971, a category F2 tornado 7.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Estero Island:

  • HEALTHPARK CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • LODGE AT CYPRESS COVE, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ESTERO (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ESTERO, FL)

Amtrak station near Estero Island:

  • 18 miles: FORT MYERS (13000 N. CLEVELAND AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Estero Island:

  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 8 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 8,317)
  • Edison State College (about 10 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 5,724)
  • Southwest Florida College (about 12 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 82 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 5,673)
  • Eckerd College (about 102 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus (about 103 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,227)
  • University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus (about 105 miles; Plantation, FL; FT enrollment: 2,431)

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Notable locations in Estero Island: Fairwinds Golf Course (A), Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District Station 31 (B), Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District Station 33 (C), Fort Myers Beach Sheriff's Office (D), Fort Myers Beach Public Library (E), Fort Myers Beach Cultural and Environmental Learning Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Estero Island: Lovers Key State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Beach: Bonita Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.8. This is better than average.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.55
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

12.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.3%
Whole state:

5.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Estero Island, FL

43 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
9 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
10 people in military ships in 2000
6 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Estero Island compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Estero Island CCD (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.22%
Here38.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.7%10.8%8.1%7.7%4.1%
Congregations7.2%15.2%6.0%8.4%4.0%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.2%3.0%2.2%1.7%14.5%
Congregations1.6%4.0%4.4%4.0%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 115
Lee County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 167
Lee County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 508
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

10.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

24.9%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.0%

10.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($69,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.96%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.13%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Collier County, FL  1.26% ($50,198 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.89% ($25,891)
from Broward County, FL  0.42% ($41,000)


6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Collier County, FL  0.54% ($72,511 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.24% ($49,369)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($44,392)

Strongest AM radio stations in Estero Island:

  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: KATHLEEN HECKSHER)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5 kW; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCRM (1350 AM; 2 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: MANNA CHRISTIAN MISSIONS, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWCL (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: OLBOTA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVOI (1480 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCNZ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Estero Island:

  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; PUNTA RASSA, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNRW (98.5 FM; SAN CARLOS PARK, FL; Owner: BEL MEADE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBX (99.3 FM; FORT MYERS BEACH, FL; Owner: WJBX LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPT (106.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTT (105.5 FM; NAPLES PARK, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRR (107.1 FM; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Estero Island:

  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W22CL (Channel 22; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDPX-LP (Channel 18; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WBSP-CA (Channel 9; NAPLES, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W56DW (Channel 56; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W38CO (Channel 38; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWDT-CA (Channel 43; NAPLES, FL; Owner: RUSSELL R. WEDDELL)
  • WXDT-LP (Channel 23; NAPLES, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WYDT-CA (Channel 32; NAPLES, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WZDT-LP (Channel 39; NAPLES, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)


Estero Island on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc."
  • #40 (33931) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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