Bonita Springs, Florida

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Population in 2017: 56,088 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +71.0%
Males: 27,858  (49.7%)
Females: 28,230  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

58.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33928, 33931, 34110, 34119, 34134, 34135.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $62,333 (it was $46,603 in 2000)
Bonita Springs:

$62,333
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $48,123 (it was $37,958 in 2000)

Bonita Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $306,613 (it was $131,600 in 2000)
Bonita Springs:

$306,613
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $464,358; detached houses: $589,077; townhouses or other attached units: $325,562; in 2-unit structures: $336,560; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $354,424; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $398,878; mobile homes: $92,588; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $27,999

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,298.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bonita Springs: 94.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 14.7%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 52.6% for other race residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bonita Springs, FL (2017)
    • 38,10970.5%White alone
    • 13,97225.8%Hispanic
    • 9261.7%Asian alone
    • 7071.3%Black alone
    • 4460.8%Two or more races
    • 440.08%Other race alone
    • 60.01%American Indian alone

Races in Bonita Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Bonita Springs, Florida as of October 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bonita Springs is 1,887 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: American (12.9%), German (10.0%), Italian (7.0%), English (6.7%), Irish (5.3%), Polish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 35.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,589 people per square mile   (low).

Bonita Springs, Florida map

11,264 residents are foreign born (13.6% Latin America, 3.2% Europe, 2.4% North America).

This city:

20.8%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,007 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,007 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (23.3 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (96.6 miles , pop. 314,677).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (862.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Estero, FL (2.4 miles ),
Naples Park, FL (2.5 miles ),
Pelican Bay, FL (2.9 miles ),
Three Oaks, FL (2.9 miles ),
Island Walk, FL (2.9 miles ),
San Carlos Park, FL (3.0 miles ),
Estero Island, FL (3.0 miles ),
Vineyards, FL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 26.35 N, Longitude: 81.79 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -507 (-0.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,078 (39.1%)

Area code: 239

Distribution of median household income in Bonita Springs, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bonita Springs, FL in 2017

Property values in Bonita Springs, FL

Bonita Springs satellite photo by USGS

Bonita Springs tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 218 buildings, average cost: $207,700
  • 2004: 855 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2005: 1425 buildings, average cost: $231,500
  • 2006: 747 buildings, average cost: $299,200
  • 2007: 258 buildings, average cost: $318,600
  • 2008: 123 buildings, average cost: $329,000
  • 2009: 139 buildings, average cost: $270,700
  • 2010: 249 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2011: 235 buildings, average cost: $300,600
  • 2012: 276 buildings, average cost: $252,100
  • 2013: 478 buildings, average cost: $325,300
  • 2014: 605 buildings, average cost: $314,600
  • 2015: 511 buildings, average cost: $317,200
  • 2016: 382 buildings, average cost: $327,100
  • 2017: 490 buildings, average cost: $317,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bonita Springs, FL residents
Average permit cost in Bonita Springs, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Florida:

3.3%
Most common industries in Bonita Springs, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (17.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.1%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (25.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (6.9%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.2%)
  • Construction (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Bonita Springs, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Top executives (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Top executives (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Bonita Springs, Florida

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Bonita Springs, Florida environmental map by EPA

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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 7.4 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 15.4 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 8.47. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.47
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bonita Springs-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 43% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/10/1962, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Bonita Springs city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/9/1968, a category F2 tornado 12.4 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bonita Springs-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 300.1 miles away from the city 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 245.6 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 298.4 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 179.9 miles away from Bonita Springs 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 468.4 miles away from Bonita Springs 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 528.3 miles away from Bonita Springs 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).
Bonita Springs topographic map

Main business address for: WCI COMMUNITIES INC (OPERATIVE BUILDERS), SOURCE INTERLINK COMPANIES INC (SERVICES-DIRECT MAIL ADVERTISING SERVICES).

Hospitals and medical centers in Bonita Springs:

  • SUFFRIDGE DRIVE GROUP HOME (27566 SUFFRIDGE DR)
  • BONITA SPRINGS DIALYSIS (9134 BONITA BEACH RD)
  • DISCOVERY AT HOME LLC (3301 BONITA BEACH RD STE 211)
  • TOTAL SENIOR HOME HEALTH CARE (3368 WOODS EDGE CIR STE 102)

Amtrak station near Bonita Springs:

  • 15 miles: NAPLES (I-75 AT RTE. 951) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area.

College/University in Bonita Springs:

  • Cozmo The School (Full-time enrollment: 114; Location: 10347 Bonita Beach Rd SE Ste 103; Private, for-profit; Website: www.cozmotheschool.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bonita Springs:

  • Hodges University (about 6 miles; Naples, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,132)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 8 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • Edison State College (about 16 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 10,649)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 90 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 94 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)
  • Florida International University (about 97 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 98 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)

Private high schools in Bonita Springs:

  • GOSPEL BAPTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 99, Location: 24861 OLD 41 RD, Grades: PK-12)
  • KNOX ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 28411 RACE TRACK RD, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bonita Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Bonita Springs: Boca Lago Golf Course (A), Boca Greens Country Club (B), Boca Delray Golf and Country Club (C), Boca del Mar Country Club (D), Bluffs Golf Course (E), Blue Heron Pines Golf Course (F), Black Bear Golf Club (G), Binks Forest Golf Club (H), Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District Station 1 (I), Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District Station 2 (J), Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District Station 3 (K), Lee County Emergency Medical Services Station 13 (L), Lee County Emergency Medical Services Station 37 (M), Bonita Springs Fire Control and Rescue District Station 5 (N), Lee County Sheriff's Office Delta South District (O), Lee County Sheriff's Office Bonita Community Policing Annex (P), Bonita Spring Historical Society (Q), Bonita Springs Public Library (R), Bonita Community Center (S). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Bonita Springs include: WCI COMMUNITIES INC (A), SOURCE INTERLINK COMPANIES INC (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bonita Springs include: Saint Marys Episcopal Church (A), Saint Leo Catholic Church (B), Living Water Community Church (C), Hope Lutheran Church (D), Harvest Church (E), Community Apostolic Church (F), Bonita Springs Seventh Day Adventist Church (G), Anchor Christian Church (H), Lighthouse Fellowship Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Johnson Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Oak Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), Leitner Creek (C), Imperial River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Tourist attractions: Books by Mail (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 21100 Three Oaks Parkway) (1), Bookmobile (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 21100 Three Oaks Parkway) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn - Bonita Springs- Fl (28600 Trails Edge Blvd) (1), Baymont Inn & Ste-Bonita Springs (27991 Oakland Dr) (2), Bonita Beach Resort Motel (26395 Hickory Boulevard) (3), Bonita Boat Rentals (26395 Hickory Boulevard) (4), Americinn Hotel & Suites (28600 Trails Edge Boulevard) (5), Comfort Inn of Bonita Springs (9800 Bonita Beach Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Micah Rucker - Football player, Allison Bertolino - Actor.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bonita Springs and their reported violations in the past:

BONITA SPRINGS UTILITIES (Population served: 64,168, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
CITRUS PARK RV RESORT (Population served: 3,282, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-09-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-09-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2014), St Public Notif received (FEB-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-01-2005 and JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-18-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-07-2007)
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.6%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Bonita Springs in 2010:

  • 139 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
77 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms in 2000

Banks with most branches in Bonita Springs (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Pelican Landing Branch, Bonita/ 1-75 Branch, East Bonita Springs Branch. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Bonita Bay Branch, Bonita Beach Road Branch, Bonita Grande Branch. 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
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Bonita Springs Branch, Bonita Grande Branch, Vanderbilt Branch. 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
  • Fifth Third Bank: Village Walk Branch, Southern Community Southwest Florida, Bonita Bay Branch. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Bernwood Branch at 12759 Bonita Beach Road, Se, branch established on 2006/06/26; Bonita Springs Branch at 24870 S Tamiami Trail, branch established on 2001/03/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Livingston Road Branch at 11721 Bonita Beach Rd Se, branch established on 1983/02/01; Bonita Bay Branch at 26731 South Tamiami Trail, branch established on 1997/09/15. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • FineMark National Bank & Trust: Coconut Point Branch at 10010 Coconut Road, branch established on 2009/02/02. Info updated 2008/10/24: Bank assets: $449.3 mil, Deposits: $350.8 mil, headquarters in Fort Myers, FL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Finemark Holdings, Inc.
  • First Community Bank of Southwest Florida: Bonita Springs at 28235 South Tamiami Trail, branch established on 2008/09/02. Info updated 2009/05/20: Bank assets: $287.2 mil, Deposits: $267.6 mil, headquarters in Fort Myers, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Florida Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • CNLBank: Bonita Springs Branch at 9160 Bonita Beach Road, branch established on 2007/07/13. Info updated 2009/06/24: Bank assets: $1,393.1 mil, Deposits: $1,162.1 mil, headquarters in Orlando, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Cnlbancshares, Inc.
  • 8 other banks with 8 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Bonita Springs:

Marital status in Bonita Springs, FL
  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 59.3%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bonita Springs:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bonita Springs
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Bonita Springs:

(Bonita Springs, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Bonita Springs, 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
Lee County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Lee County:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

10.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

24.9%
Florida:

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

15.4%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bonita Springs:

44.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.3
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.6%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bonita Springs:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

35.1%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Bonita Springs:

51.1%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

72.6%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bonita Springs, 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 and Unallocable 24$92,291$46,1461$886
Other Government Administration 11$45,424$49,5530$0
Parks and Recreation 7$20,617$35,3437$4,324
Financial Administration 6$28,888$57,7760$0
Judicial and Legal 3$21,029$84,1160$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 51$208,249$49,0008$5,210

Bonita Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,381,000 ($42.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $494,000 ($8.81)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $123,000 ($2.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $59,000 ($1.05)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,183,000 ($56.75)
    Central Staff Services: $2,406,000 ($42.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,716,000 ($30.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,714,000 ($30.56)
    Police Protection: $1,667,000 ($29.72)
    Financial Administration: $1,212,000 ($21.61)
    Housing and Community Development: $275,000 ($4.90)
    Natural Resources - Other: $207,000 ($3.69)
    Health - Other: $183,000 ($3.26)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($2.41)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,284,000 ($22.89)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Transit Utilities: $171,000 ($3.05)
    Other - Parking Facilities: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Natural Resources - Other: $351,000 ($6.26)
    Financial Administration: $53,000 ($0.94)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($0.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $5,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,955,000 ($52.69)

Bonita Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $235,000 ($4.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($2.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $454,000 ($8.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $110,000 ($1.96)
    Other: $55,000 ($0.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $1,662,000 ($29.63)
    Fines and Forfeits: $473,000 ($8.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $90,000 ($1.60)
    Interest Earnings: $76,000 ($1.36)
    Donations From Private Sources: $44,000 ($0.78)
    Rents: $25,000 ($0.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,981,000 ($70.98)
    Other: $202,000 ($3.60)
    Highways: $67,000 ($1.19)
  • Tax - Property: $5,784,000 ($103.12)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,079,000 ($37.07)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,347,000 ($24.02)
    Other License: $1,233,000 ($21.98)
    Public Utilities Sales: $740,000 ($13.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $37,000 ($0.66)

Bonita Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,898,000 ($461.74)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,302,000 ($433.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,617,000 ($28.83)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,000 ($0.37)

Bonita Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,948,000 ($266.51)

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 Bonita Springs, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4LA Fitness1
AT&T1Lane Furniture2
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike6
Best Western1Office Depot1
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS3Outback1
Circle K3Outback Steakhouse1
Comfort Inn1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Penske1
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1Publix Super Markets4
Dunkin Donuts4RadioShack1
FedEx7Subway4
GNC1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block3Target1
Hilton2The Room Place1
Holiday Inn1Tire Kingdom1
Home Depot1U-Haul3
Hyatt2UPS12
IHOP1Waffle House1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bonita Springs:

  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5 kW; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: KATHLEEN HECKSHER)
  • WVOI (1480 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCNZ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWCL (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: OLBOTA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bonita Springs:

  • 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.)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • 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)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; PUNTA RASSA, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLT (93.7 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WAFZ-FM (92.1 FM; IMMOKALEE, FL; Owner: PRAISE ENTERPRISES-NAPLES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bonita Springs:

  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBSP-CA (Channel 9; NAPLES, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W56DW (Channel 56; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • W22CL (Channel 22; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDPX-LP (Channel 18; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W38CO (Channel 38; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Bonita Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 568ft / 173mTotal length
  • 788,561Total average daily traffic
  • 62,382Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,107,986Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bonita Springs, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bonita Springs, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bonita Springs)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 161 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Bonita Springs, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 104 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 155 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bonita Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 7 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Bonita Springs)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED103$156,024332$230,121561$243,5627$161,3962$5,057,000409$263,3817$79,989
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$126,66046$238,10877$265,1633$134,2270$051$285,9482$55,745
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$110,61173$241,456365$254,71111$150,7460$0162$266,0499$88,592
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN13$183,84855$279,772121$267,1181$94,3200$065$253,3313$73,710
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS8$97,87518$142,18952$256,2074$161,5550$019$267,9410$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.04 , 0503.05, 0503.08, 0503.10, 0504.00, 0505.00, 0506.00, 0603.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$242,2532$335,5000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$351,8702$214,0903$390,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$246,5992$327,8352$191,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$184,5500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$239,0001$350,600

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.04 , 0503.05, 0503.08, 0503.10, 0504.00, 0505.00, 0506.00, 0603.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bonita Springs, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Bonita Springs, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 147. The highest number of fire incidents - 222 took place in 2007, and the least - 100 in 2004. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Bonita Springs, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.1%), and Structure Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bonita Springs, FL
    • 1,27751.1%Outside Fires
    • 66226.5%Structure Fires
    • 43417.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1245.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bonita Springs, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Bonita Springs, Florida:

  • Inn On The Bay, 4701 W Bonita BCH Rd, Bonita Springs, Florida 33923
  • Bonita Beach Resort Motel, 26395 Hickory Blvd, Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 , Phone: (239) 992-2137, Fax: (239) 947-2305
  • Beach House Motel, 26106 Hickory Blvd, Bonita Springs, Florida 33923
  • Flamingo Motel, 4330 Bonita BCH Rd, Bonita Springs, Florida 33923
  • Baymont by Wyndham Bonita Springs, 9800 Bonita Beach Rd, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135 , Phone: (239) 992-5001, Fax: (239) 992-9283
  • Porpoise Pass Motel, 26210 Hickory Blvd, Bonita Springs, Florida 33923
  • Days Inn, 27991 Oakland Dr, Bonita Springs, Florida 34135 , Phone: (239) 949-9400
  • Trianon Bonita Bay Hotel, 3401 Bay Commons Dr, Bonita Springs, Florida 34134 , Phone: (239) 948-4400, Fax: (239) 940-4401
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Bonita Springs, Florida
Most common first names in Bonita Springs, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13978.4 years
Robert13776.4 years
William12676.5 years
Mary9181.5 years
James9174.7 years
Richard8074.2 years
Charles7176.9 years
George7079.1 years
Joseph5680.0 years
Donald5576.1 years
Most common last names in Bonita Springs, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3873.3 years
Johnson3174.7 years
Miller2183.4 years
Wilson1881.0 years
Jones1773.9 years
White1583.9 years
Brown1581.1 years
Taylor1480.6 years
Thompson1474.1 years
Williams1279.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bonita Springs, FL
  • 96.1%Electricity
  • 2.3%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bonita Springs, FL
  • 94.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%No fuel used
  • 1.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Solar energy


Bonita Springs compared to Florida state average:

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

Bonita Springs on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #23 (33931) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #64 (34134) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 (34134) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting net capital gain/loss in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #77 (34134) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #98 (34134) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) for individuals (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+)"
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