Cypress Lake, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cypress Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The Cypress Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 12,555 as of July 1, 2016. Cypress Lake ranks in the upper 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 Cypress Lake is located at latitude 26.5393 and longitude -81.8994 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Cypress Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Cypress Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402395) 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 Cypress Lake Census Designated Place is located within Fort Myers CCD of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cypress Lake 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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Cypress Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 12,555
Population in Households 12,488
Population in Familes 8,083
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 3,254
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 6,904
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 3,337
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 9,832 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,647 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,257 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,928 (29.8%)
Median Home Value $133,589
Average Home Value $167,328


Median Household Income $44,215
Average Household Income $58,868
Per Capita Income $32,583
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.93% 1.54%
Households 0.92% 1.56%
Families 0.67% 1.39%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Cypress Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cypress Lake 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 # 275 70th
Population Density1 # 224 76th
Diversity Index2 # 654 29th
Median Household Income # 481 48th
Per Capita Income # 242 74th

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