North Fort Myers, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Fort Myers, Florida - Basic Facts

The North Fort Myers Census Designated Place had a population of 41,519 as of July 1, 2016. North Fort Myers ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Fort Myers is located at latitude 26.718 and longitude -81.8458 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the North Fort Myers Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 50.6 sq. miles and a water area of 3.75 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The North Fort Myers Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403350) 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 North Fort Myers Census Designated Place is located within North Fort Myers CCD of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Fort Myers 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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North Fort Myers, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 41,519
Population in Households 41,335
Population in Familes 30,298
Population in Group Qrtrs 184
Population Density1 821
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 20,770
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 12,270
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 29,415 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,784 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,986 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,645 (29.4%)
Median Home Value $88,342
Average Home Value $146,032


Median Household Income $40,412
Average Household Income $55,369
Per Capita Income $27,425
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.81% 1.5%
Households 0.72% 1.45%
Families 0.68% 1.32%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

North Fort Myers, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Fort Myers 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 # 86 91st
Population Density1 # 623 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 713 23rd
Median Household Income # 588 36th
Per Capita Income # 384 58th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.