Fort Myers Beach, Florida

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Population in 2017: 7,077 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.9%
 
Males: 3,371  (47.6%)
Females: 3,706  (52.4%)
Median resident age:

67.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33908.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $64,262 (it was $48,045 in 2000)
Fort Myers Beach:

$64,262
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $43,996 (it was $34,703 in 2000)

Fort Myers Beach town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $439,184 (it was $188,500 in 2000)
Fort Myers Beach:

$439,184
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $529,385; detached houses: $650,623; townhouses or other attached units: $347,899; in 2-unit structures: $361,541; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $357,566; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $366,027; mobile homes: $93,791

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,220.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Myers Beach: 98.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.2%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Fort Myers Beach, FL (2017)
    • 6,77491.8%White alone
    • 2603.5%Hispanic
    • 1001.4%Two or more races
    • 600.8%Asian alone
    • 200.3%Black alone
    • 140.2%American Indian alone

Races in Fort Myers Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Fort Myers Beach, Florida as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fort Myers Beach is 1,202 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (25.2%), German (15.7%), Irish (11.7%), English (6.5%), Italian (5.9%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 2.86 square miles.

Population density: 2,471 people per square mile   (low).

Fort Myers Beach, Florida map

620 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 2.6% Latin America, 1.4% North America).

This town:

8.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,085 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,388 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (14.3 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (103.6 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (852.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Estero Island, FL (1.1 miles ),
Iona, FL (2.3 miles ),
Harlem Heights, FL (2.3 miles ),
Punta Rassa, FL (2.6 miles ),
Cypress Lake, FL (2.7 miles ),
Estero, FL (2.7 miles ),
San Carlos Park, FL (2.7 miles ),
Three Oaks, FL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 26.44 N, Longitude: 81.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,011 (+13.7%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 920 (37.2%)

Area code: 239

Distribution of median household income in Fort Myers Beach, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fort Myers Beach, FL in 2017

Property values in Fort Myers Beach, FL

Fort Myers Beach satellite photo by USGS

Fort Myers Beach tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,400
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $267,900
  • 2005: 27 buildings, average cost: $327,600
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $436,300
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $474,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $404,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $613,000
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $495,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $454,200
  • 2013: 20 buildings, average cost: $433,900
  • 2014: 23 buildings, average cost: $689,500
  • 2015: 23 buildings, average cost: $484,900
  • 2016: 17 buildings, average cost: $695,300
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $889,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Fort Myers Beach, FL residents
Average permit cost in Fort Myers Beach, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +696 (+11.9%).
Most common industries in Fort Myers Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (20.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (12.1%)
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.6%)
  • Construction (17.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (12.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.5%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (23.2%)
  • Health care (14.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (11.7%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Fort Myers Beach, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)

Average climate in Fort Myers Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 67.4. This is about average.

City:

67.4
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.86
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Fort Myers Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 38% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the Fort Myers Beach town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/10/1962, a category F2 tornado 6.5 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Myers Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 291.9 miles away from Fort Myers Beach center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 237.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 290.9 miles away from Fort Myers Beach center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 458.1 miles away from Fort Myers Beach center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 518.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.3 miles away from Fort Myers Beach center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Tropical Storms: 6, Fires: 5, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fort Myers Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fort Myers Beach:

  • HEALTHPARK CARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • LODGE AT CYPRESS COVE, THE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • FORT MYERS SOUTH DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • BMA - SOUTH FT MYERS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • LIFE CARE CENTER OF ESTERO (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ESTERO, FL)
  • SHELL POINT NURSING PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • SENIOR HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)

Amtrak station near Fort Myers Beach:

  • 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 Fort Myers Beach:

  • Edison State College (about 9 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,649)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 10 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • Hodges University (about 16 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 81 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)
  • Eckerd College (about 101 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 102 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 104 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)

Public high school in Fort Myers Beach:

  • AMIKIDS SOUTHWEST FLORIDA (Location: 1190 MAIN ST, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Myers Beach:

See full list of schools located in Fort Myers Beach

Library in Fort Myers Beach:

  • FORT MYERS BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,172,400; Location: 2755 ESTERO BLVD.; 64,900 books; 6,419 audio materials; 8,410 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 168 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fort Myers Beach: 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

Tourist attractions: FT Myers Beach Cultural & Envirmental Learning Center (Museums; 289 Connecticut Street), Estero Island Historic Society (Museums; 161 Bay Road), Historic Cottage & Nature Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 161 Bay Road), Tours Information Center Inc (Tours & Charters; 17861 Rebecca Ave).

Hotels: Beacon Motel & Resort (1240 Estero Boulevard), Carousel Inn On the Beach (6230 Estero Boulevard), B. Sun Tan Village Motel (5607 Estero Blvd), Cane Palm Beach Condominiums (600 Estero Boulevard), Abaco Beach Villas (131 Estero Boulevard), Casa Playa Hotel (510 Estero Boulevard), Best Western Beach Resort (684 Estero Boulevard), Best Western Pine Shell Resort (275 Estero Boulevard), Beach Shell Inn (2610 Estero Boulevard).

Birthplace of: Tyra Turner - Beach volleyball player.

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

1.8 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

56.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

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
43 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
6 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000

Banks with branches in Fort Myers Beach (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Fort Myers Beach Branch at 7128 Estero Blvd, branch established on 1997/02/07; Fort Myers Beach Branch at 2815 Estero Boulevard, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Villa Santini Plaza Branch at 7205 Estero Boulevard, branch established on 1978/10/26. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Fort Myers Beach Branch at 6061 Estero Boulevard, branch established on 1983/02/14. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Fort Myers Beach:

Marital status in Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • Never married: 12.7%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Myers Beach:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fort Myers Beach
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Fort Myers Beach:

(Fort Myers Beach, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Fort Myers Beach, FL (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic100,30020
Evangelical Protestant88,687288
Mainline Protestant28,60562
Other12,68445
Black Protestant1,91911
Orthodox9704
None385,589-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 115
Here:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

10.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

24.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Lee County:

15.4%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fort Myers Beach:

57.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Myers Beach:

54.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Myers Beach:

18.0%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Myers Beach:

8.0%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

37.0%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

59.7%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Myers Beach:

75.1%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Myers Beach, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 19$66,969$42,2960$0
Streets and Highways 8$26,614$39,9210$0
Parks and Recreation 5$16,742$40,18116$21,879
Other and Unallocable 4$14,109$42,3270$0
Financial Administration 3$13,644$54,5760$0
Water Transport and Terminals 1$2,708$32,4960$0
Totals for Government 40$140,786$42,23616$21,879

Fort Myers Beach government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,243,000 ($175.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $551,000 ($77.86)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $2,882,000 ($407.23)
    Financial Administration: $2,413,000 ($340.96)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,145,000 ($161.79)
    Regular Highways: $927,000 ($130.99)
    Central Staff Services: $490,000 ($69.24)
    General - Other: $310,000 ($43.80)
    Parking Facilities: $308,000 ($43.52)
    Police Protection: $64,000 ($9.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $44,000 ($6.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,905,000 ($269.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $65,000 ($9.18)

Fort Myers Beach government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $775,000 ($109.51)
    Parking Facilities: $402,000 ($56.80)
    Regular Highways: $95,000 ($13.42)
    Other: $3,000 ($0.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $105,000 ($14.84)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $193,000 ($27.27)
    General Revenue - Other: $122,000 ($17.24)
    Special Assessments: $43,000 ($6.08)
    Rents: $28,000 ($3.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $14,000 ($1.98)
    Donations From Private Sources: $14,000 ($1.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,141,000 ($585.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $590,000 ($83.37)
    Highways: $142,000 ($20.06)
    General Local Government Support: $48,000 ($6.78)
  • Tax - Property: $2,330,000 ($329.24)
    Public Utilities Sales: $687,000 ($97.08)
    Other License: $343,000 ($48.47)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $289,000 ($40.84)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $93,000 ($13.14)

Fort Myers Beach government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,340,000 ($330.65)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,160,000 ($305.21)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $180,000 ($25.43)

Fort Myers Beach government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,128,000 ($1431.11)

8.50% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,099 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.50%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($448 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Collier County, FL  0.82% ($67,761 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.36% ($29,382)
from Broward County, FL  0.24% ($58,071)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($373 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Collier County, FL  0.61% ($95,445 average AGI)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($45,310)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.19% ($34,451)
Businesses in Fort Myers Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven6MasterBrand Cabinets3
Best Western1McDonald's1
CVS1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Publix Super Markets1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
FedEx4Taco Bell1
H&R Block1UPS6
Hilton1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Myers Beach:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Myers Beach:

  • 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)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • 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 Fort Myers Beach:

  • W22CL (Channel 22; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDPX-LP (Channel 18; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • W56DW (Channel 56; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • 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)
Fort Myers Beach fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Fort Myers Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 217ft / 66.2mTotal length
  • 29,239Total average daily traffic
  • 909Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,152Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 10591 Safety Ln (Lat: 26.488056 Lon: -81.930000), Type: 149.0, Overall height: 149 m, Registrant: American Tower Systems, Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 998-2280

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Call Sign: KB97096, Licensee ID: L01641598,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.640 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/1986, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2016, Registrant: Beasley Media Group, LLC, 3033 Riviera Drive Suite 200, Naples, FL 34103

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3043 Estero Blvd (Lat: 26.442306 Lon: -81.935361), Call Sign: KXV322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2000, Expiration Date: 05/07/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2005, Registrant: Fort Myers Beach Fire Control District, 3043 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33932, Phone: (813) 463-6164
  • 4765 Estero Blvd. (Lat: 26.448000 Lon: -81.940917), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQBY572,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.685 MHz, Grant Date: 01/06/2005, Expiration Date: 01/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2015, Certifier: Joseph Yerkes, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92765, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Myers Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Myers Beach)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$333,34070$252,546119$236,1412$191,965130$246,7580$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$07$292,77619$256,5511$375,70015$309,5782$83,975
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$210,45516$293,716115$289,0213$122,27076$280,2841$81,120
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$118,7306$261,92539$274,7512$341,39524$268,1590$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$03$320,0709$215,5820$06$256,4220$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.01 , 0601.02, 0602.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$136,9201$409,1602$273,040
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$167,2801$191,3301$167,280
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0601.01 , 0601.02, 0602.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Myers Beach, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fort Myers Beach, FL - Value

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Myers Beach, Florida:

  • Matanzas Inn, 414 Crescent St, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 , Phone: (239) 463-9258, Fax: (239) 765-9258
  • Days Inn Island Beach Resort, 1130 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 , Phone: (239) 463-9759, Fax: (239) 765-4240
  • Island Motel, 201 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
  • Buccaneer Resort Inn, 4864 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
  • Carousel Motel, 6230 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
  • Neptune Inn, 2310 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931 , Phone: (239) 463-6141, Fax: (239) 463-7503
  • Holiday Court Motel, 925 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
  • Beacon Motel Of FT Myers Beach, 1240 Estero Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, Florida 33931
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Most common first names in Fort Myers Beach, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John14072.8 years
William11673.9 years
Robert11673.8 years
James7873.9 years
Mary7181.2 years
George6377.1 years
Charles5675.4 years
Richard5269.5 years
Helen5078.3 years
Joseph4772.5 years
Most common last names in Fort Myers Beach, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3375.3 years
Brown2776.7 years
Johnson2671.0 years
Miller2072.5 years
Williams1775.6 years
Thompson1679.4 years
Young1571.9 years
Wilson1577.3 years
Campbell1576.7 years
Davis1478.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • 95.5%Electricity
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • 95.3%Electricity
  • 2.8%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Utility gas


Fort Myers Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Fort Myers Beach on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 (33908) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 25 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 14 patent applications in 2008-2020.