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Fort Myers Beach, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Fort Myers Beach,FL index of house prices

Total population: 6,811 (Urban population: 6,539, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 10,395 (3,755 occupied: 3,095 owner occupied, 685 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

18%
State:

36%

Housing density: 3,630 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $502,719.

Median contract rent in 2016: $642 (lower quartile is $541, upper quartile is $814)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,384


Median gross rent in Fort Myers Beach, FL in 2016: $700

Housing units in Fort Myers Beach with a mortgage: 1,079 (40 second mortgage, 121 home equity loan, 25 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,049

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,680

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $61,716

Median monthly housing costs: $1,087


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Fort Myers Beach, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $453,355 (it was $188,500 in 2000)
Fort Myers Beach:

$453,355
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $361,559 - $613,591

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $607,356
Here:

$607,356
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $407,187
Here:

$407,187
State:

$218,328

In 2-unit structures: $365,567
Here:

$365,567
State:

$199,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $313,329
Here:

$313,329
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $490,994
Here:

$490,994
State:

$280,732

Mobile homes: $95,460
Here:

$95,460
State:

$77,364
Median year house/condo built: 1980

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,214
  • In family households: 4,933 (1,236 male householders, 818 female householders)
    1,864 spouses, 607 children (591 natural, 0 adopted, 7 stepchildren), 67 grandchildren, 73 brothers or sisters, 40 parents, 27 other relatives, 43 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,308 (620 male householders (458 living alone)), 1,089 female householders (956 living alone)), 597 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 1,951 2-persons, 147 3-persons, 23 4-persons, 8 5-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,408 1-person, 286 2-persons, 5 4-persons.

122 married couples with children.
67 single-parent households (0 men, 67 women).

95.2% of residents of Fort Myers Beach speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
2.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 594 (8.2%)
(71.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.8
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Myers Beach, Florida:

  • 40no bedroom
  • 1241 bedroom
  • 1,7222 bedrooms
  • 9293 bedrooms
  • 1704 bedrooms
  • 1065+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Myers Beach, Florida:

  • 119no bedroom
  • 1261 bedroom
  • 4052 bedrooms
  • 423 bedrooms
  • 64 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Myers Beach in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 187no vehicle
  • 1,6601 vehicle
  • 8972 vehicles
  • 2493 vehicles
  • 364 vehicles
  • 175+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Myers Beach in renter-occupied apartments

  • 39no vehicle
  • 4501 vehicle
  • 1692 vehicles
  • 193 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fort Myers Beach, Florida:

  • 491 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 1863 rooms
  • 9804 rooms
  • 6865 rooms
  • 5376 rooms
  • 2497 rooms
  • 1598 rooms
  • 1679+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Myers Beach, Florida:

  • 1251 room
  • 282 rooms
  • 823 rooms
  • 2974 rooms
  • 1285 rooms
  • 96 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 148 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fort Myers Beach, FL household income distribution

  • Fort Myers Beach, FL household income distribution
  • 218Less than $10,000
  • 95$10,000 to $14,999
  • 87$15,000 to $19,999
  • 199$20,000 to $24,999
  • 191$25,000 to $29,999
  • 114$30,000 to $34,999
  • 180$35,000 to $39,999
  • 129$40,000 to $44,999
  • 209$45,000 to $49,999
  • 406$50,000 to $59,999
  • 427$60,000 to $74,999
  • 526$75,000 to $99,999
  • 330$100,000 to $124,999
  • 199$125,000 to $149,999
  • 145$150,000 to $199,999
  • 327$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Myers Beach, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • 31Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 12$60,000 to $69,999
  • 15$70,000 to $79,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 21$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 70$150,000 to $174,999
  • 104$175,000 to $199,999
  • 381$200,000 to $249,999
  • 510$250,000 to $299,999
  • 863$300,000 to $399,999
  • 578$400,000 to $499,999
  • 600$500,000 to $749,999
  • 274$750,000 to $999,999
  • 17$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 60$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 62$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Myers Beach, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Myers Beach, FL
  • 26$550 to $599
  • 17$600 to $649
  • 44$650 to $699
  • 31$750 to $799
  • 92$800 to $899
  • 37$900 to $999
  • 230$1,000 to $1,249
  • 74$1,250 to $1,499
  • 35$1,500 to $1,999
  • 13$2,000 to $2,499
  • 54$3,500 or more
  • 91No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1452010 or later
  • 1122000 to 2009
  • 311990 to 1999
  • 751980 to 1989
  • 231970 to 1979
  • 147Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Beach population
Fort Myers Beach commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 114
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 280
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 321
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 226
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 171
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 87
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 387
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 83
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 179
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 247
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 58
  • 90 or more minutes: 41
Fort Myers Beach, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 80.4%
Number of people working at home: 174 (7.4% of all workers)

Fort Myers Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,350 (70%)
  • Carpooled: 594 (18%)
  • Taxi: 43 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 55 (2%)
  • Walked: 142 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 174 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 880
 German: 563
 Irish: 410
 English: 222
 Italian: 214
 Polish: 128
 Dutch: 125
 European: 86
 French (except Basque): 84
 Canadian: 66
 Swedish: 56
 Norwegian: 45
 Scotch-Irish: 36
 Finnish: 35
 Welsh: 22
 Czech: 20
 Scottish: 18
 Armenian: 17
 Danish: 16
 Serbian: 16
 Russian: 14
 Lebanese: 11
 Lithuanian: 10
 Belgian: 10
 French Canadian: 10
 Estonian: 10
 Eastern European: 9
 Portuguese: 7
 Romanian: 7
 Slovene: 7
 British: 6
 Northern European: 6
 Swiss: 6
 Hungarian: 5
 Austrian: 4
 Ukrainian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 17%Cuba
  • 16%Canada
  • 13%Italy
  • 8%Germany
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 4%England
  • 4%Netherlands

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 441
  • Other state: 6,110
  • Northeast: 1,845
  • Midwest: 3,334
  • South: 696
  • West: 218

94% of Fort Myers Beach residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 26% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 13% lived in Florida.

Fort Myers Beach:

94.3%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 17
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 20
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 8
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 140
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 708
  • Less than 1 year of college: 175
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 368
  • Associate degree: 268
  • Bachelor's degree: 806
  • Master's degree: 445
  • Professional school degree: 210
  • Doctorate degree: 88

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 44
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,001
  • Less than 1 year of college: 302
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 611
  • Associate degree: 365
  • Bachelor's degree: 753
  • Master's degree: 413
  • Professional school degree: 52
  • Doctorate degree: 14

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.1%Males
  • 2.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 51.8%Females
Fort Myers Beach marital status for males
Fort Myers Beach marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,017
  • One, attached: 359
  • Two: 232
  • 3 or 4: 174
  • 5 to 9: 227
  • 10 to 19: 609
  • 20 to 49: 3,070
  • 50 or more: 2,858
  • Mobile homes: 130

Median worth of mobile homes: $93,207

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Myers Beach:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Myers Beach
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (95.5%)
  • Utility gas (3.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Electricity (95.5%)
  • No fuel used (2.9%)
  • Utility gas (1.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 25
Here:

34.2%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10
Here:

13.9%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 65
Here:

36.9%
Florida:

20.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)