Fort MyersFlorida

Fort Myers Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Fort Myers is 92,244. 22.80% is under 18, while 23.42% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.55% of the population was five years old or younger, 22.80% were 18 years or younger and 32.86% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 49.17% female and 50.83% male.

Fort Myers Housing

According to the US Census, Fort Myers has 48,488 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Fort Myers was 76.97%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $334,800

Fort Myers Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 74.69% of Fort Myers's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 9.93% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 2.46% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 1.02%

White Alone52.16%
Black Or African American Alone22.52%
Some Other Race Alone9.93%
Asian Alone2.46%
White Black Or African American1.02%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.85%

How Educated is Fort Myers

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 18.9% of Fort Myers residents had a bachelor's degree, while 10.9% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 29.80% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Fort Myers CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher85.8%
Some College Or Associates Degree38.1%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher34.6%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency31.0%
Bachelors Degree18.9%
Some College No Degree16.4%

Average Income in Fort Myers

The median household income in Fort Myers is $53,583. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $53,583.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $66,256 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $86,816.

A closer examination of the income groups of Fort Myers households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $35,000 and $49,999 (13.1%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (8.2%). 11.6% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$86,816
Nonfamily households$31,368