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Fort Myers Shores, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Fort Myers Shores,FL index of house prices

Total population: 5,487 (All urban)

Houses: 2,669 (2,187 occupied: 1,394 owner occupied, 785 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

36%
State:

36%

Housing density: 1,244 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $216,176.

Median contract rent in 2016: $452 (lower quartile is $413, upper quartile is $563)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $621


Median gross rent in Fort Myers Shores, FL in 2016: $575

Housing units in Fort Myers Shores with a mortgage: 797 (0 second mortgage, 44 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 589

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $72,079

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,335

Median monthly housing costs: $827


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Fort Myers Shores, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $160,733 (it was $78,700 in 2000)
Fort Myers Shores:

$160,733
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,352 - $281,042
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1974

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,487
  • In family households: 5,213 (699 male householders, 667 female householders)
    1,056 spouses, 2,185 children (2,057 natural, 0 adopted, 101 stepchildren), 159 grandchildren, 178 brothers or sisters, 155 parents, 115 other relatives, 21 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,274 (484 male householders (385 living alone)), 335 female householders (265 living alone)), 467 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8

Size of family households: 787 2-persons, 222 3-persons, 132 4-persons, 88 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 61 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 656 1-person, 163 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

935 married couples with children.
93 single-parent households (33 men, 60 women).

79.7% of residents of Fort Myers Shores speak English at home.
18.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 662 (10.2%)
(38.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 721 bedroom
  • 2432 bedrooms
  • 9693 bedrooms
  • 504 bedrooms
  • 845+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores population

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

  • 20no bedroom
  • 1761 bedroom
  • 2892 bedrooms
  • 2663 bedrooms
  • 404 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 21no vehicle
  • 3681 vehicle
  • 7232 vehicles
  • 2213 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores population

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

  • 114no vehicle
  • 3621 vehicle
  • 2002 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 3034 rooms
  • 2785 rooms
  • 3016 rooms
  • 2237 rooms
  • 728 rooms
  • 1389+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores population

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

  • 211 room
  • 1472 rooms
  • 823 rooms
  • 2014 rooms
  • 2435 rooms
  • 816 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 279+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores 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 ($)

  • Fort Myers Shores, FL household income distribution

  • Fort Myers Shores, FL household income distribution
  • 197Less than $10,000
  • 69$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 247$20,000 to $24,999
  • 151$25,000 to $29,999
  • 99$30,000 to $34,999
  • 75$35,000 to $39,999
  • 135$40,000 to $44,999
  • 143$45,000 to $49,999
  • 125$50,000 to $59,999
  • 287$60,000 to $74,999
  • 294$75,000 to $99,999
  • 128$100,000 to $124,999
  • 43$125,000 to $149,999
  • 76$150,000 to $199,999
  • 62$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Myers Shores, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Myers Shores, FL
  • 3Less than $10,000
  • 19$10,000 to $14,999
  • 4$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$40,000 to $49,999
  • 88$50,000 to $59,999
  • 69$60,000 to $69,999
  • 106$70,000 to $79,999
  • 67$80,000 to $89,999
  • 11$90,000 to $99,999
  • 46$100,000 to $124,999
  • 100$125,000 to $149,999
  • 52$150,000 to $174,999
  • 97$175,000 to $199,999
  • 190$200,000 to $249,999
  • 111$250,000 to $299,999
  • 158$300,000 to $399,999
  • 32$400,000 to $499,999
  • 76$500,000 to $749,999
  • 31$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Myers Shores, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Myers Shores, FL
  • 12$100 to $149
  • 7$250 to $299
  • 33$350 to $399
  • 4$400 to $449
  • 24$450 to $499
  • 19$500 to $549
  • 52$550 to $599
  • 53$600 to $649
  • 27$650 to $699
  • 103$700 to $749
  • 146$750 to $799
  • 27$800 to $899
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 118$1,000 to $1,249
  • 47No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 2292000 to 2009
  • 2011990 to 1999
  • 921980 to 1989
  • 571970 to 1979
  • 71Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fort Myers Shores population
Fort Myers Shores commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 27
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 652
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 216
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 257
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 549
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 566
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 441
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 107
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 190
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 149
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 166
  • 90 or more minutes: 40
Fort Myers Shores, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.1%
Number of people working at home: 82 (2.4% of all workers)

Fort Myers Shores mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,190 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 385 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0%)
  • Other means: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 6 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 939
 Irish: 326
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 315
 Italian: 232
 German: 195
 English: 113
 French (except Basque): 93
 Scottish: 74
 British: 59
 British West Indian: 43
 European: 28
 French Canadian: 21
 Norwegian: 20
 Dutch: 15
 Finnish: 14
 Slovene: 14
 Welsh: 11
 Polish: 9

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

  • 32%Guatemala
  • 21%Mexico
  • 9%Trinidad and Tobago
  • 6%Colombia
  • 6%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 6%Other Caribbean
  • 5%Germany

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

  • This state: 2,663
  • Other state: 2,909
  • Northeast: 1,181
  • Midwest: 1,240
  • South: 366
  • West: 115

96% of Fort Myers Shores residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Florida.

Fort Myers Shores:

95.9%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 71
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 39
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 84
  • 11th grade: 215
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 85
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 951
  • Less than 1 year of college: 235
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 304
  • Associate degree: 52
  • Bachelor's degree: 218
  • Master's degree: 12
  • Professional school degree: 57
  • Doctorate degree: 23

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 37
  • 9th grade: 10
  • 10th grade: 73
  • 11th grade: 141
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,065
  • Less than 1 year of college: 261
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 245
  • Associate degree: 215
  • Bachelor's degree: 249
  • Master's degree: 54
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 43

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 27.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 0.6%Males
  • 3.3%Females
Fort Myers Shores marital status for males
Fort Myers Shores marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,100
  • One, attached: 60
  • Two: 171
  • 3 or 4: 191
  • 5 to 9: 25
  • 10 to 19: 2
  • 20 to 49: 12
  • Mobile homes: 126

Median worth of mobile homes: $74,773

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 1.9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Myers Shores:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Myers Shores
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (99.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Electricity (96.1%)
  • No fuel used (4.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

6.6%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 100
Here:

28.1%
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)