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Captiva, Florida - Basic Facts

The Captiva Census Designated Place had a population of 615 as of July 1, 2016. Captiva ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Captiva is located at latitude 26.4976 and longitude -82.1872 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Captiva Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 9.25 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Captiva Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402748) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Captiva Census Designated Place is located within Sanibel Island CCD of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Captiva population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Captiva, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 615
Population in Households 511
Population in Familes 320
Population in Group Qrtrs 104
Population Density1 521
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 312
Average Household Size 1.64
Family Households 144
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,590 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 178 (11.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,278 (80.4%)
Median Home Value $325,806
Average Home Value $374,579


Median Household Income $63,871
Average Household Income $96,866
Per Capita Income $54,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.36%
Households 1.01% 1.67%
Families 0.8% 1.48%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Captiva, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Captiva to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 807 12th
Population Density1 # 704 24th
Diversity Index2 # 502 45th
Median Household Income # 159 83rd
Per Capita Income # 51 95th

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