Bokeelia, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bokeelia, Florida - Basic Facts

The Bokeelia Census Designated Place had a population of 1,852 as of July 1, 2017. Bokeelia 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 Bokeelia is located at latitude 26.6814 and longitude -82.1416 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Bokeelia Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.95 sq. miles and a water area of 2.22 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Bokeelia Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402701) 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 Bokeelia Census Designated Place is located within Pine Island CCD of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bokeelia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bokeelia, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,852
Daytime Population: Workers 419
Daytime Population: Residents 1,278
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,697
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 1,852
Population in Familes 1,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 207
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $50,512
Average Household Income $81,477
Per Capita Income $37,766


Total Housing Units 1,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 702 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 137 ( 9.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 610 (42.1%)
Median Home Value $297,603
Average Home Value $339,296


Total Households 840
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 537
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 1.05%
Households 0.57% 1.05%
Families 0.52% 1.02%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   3.41%

Bokeelia, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bokeelia to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 671 27th
Population Density # 833 9th
Diversity Index # 582 37th
Median Household Income # 401 56th
Per Capita Income # 193 79th

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