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Saint James City, Florida - Basic Facts

Saint James City is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Saint James City Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lee County at latitude 26.4976 and longitude -82.0784. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Saint James City Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 14.61 sq. miles and a water area of 2.08 sq. miles.

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Saint James City, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint James City to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 514 44th
Population Density1 # 808 12th
Diversity Index2 # 898 2nd
Median Household Income # 496 46th
Per Capita Income # 259 72nd

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Saint James City, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,803
Population in Households 3,803
Population in Familes 2,822
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 260
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 2,056
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 1,257
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 3,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,824 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 233 ( 7.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,232 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $163,595
Average Home Value $218,555


Median Household Income $41,514
Average Household Income $55,733
Per Capita Income $30,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% 0.85%
Households 0.17% 0.89%
Families 0.0% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.99%
Per Capita Income   3.11%
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.

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