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Bonita Springs, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Bonita Springs had a population of 55,971 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Bonita Springs is located at latitude 26.3398 and longitude -81.7787 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Bonita Springs encompass a land area of 38.39 sq. miles and a water area of 7.72 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Bonita Springs (GNIS ID: 2403893) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Bonita Springs is located within Bonita Springs CCD of Lee County.


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Bonita Springs, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 55,971 (100%)
Population in Households 55,814 (99.7%)
Population in Families 42,827 (76.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 157 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 1,460
Diversity Index2 54
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $67,249
Average Household Income $106,433
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $48,469
Wealth Index5 186
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 38,878 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 20,571 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,892 (12.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 13,415 (34.5%)
Median Home Value $346,029
Average Home Value $489,933
Housing Affordability Index3 109
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 25,463
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 16,514
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 2.36% 2.02%
Households 2.33% 1.88%
Families 2.22% 1.79%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
Owner Occupied HU   1.44%

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Bonita Springs, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bonita Springs to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 71 92nd
Population Density # 502 45th
Median Household Income # 260 72nd
Housing Affordability Index # 165 18th
Per Capita Income # 130 86th
Diversity Index # 403 56th

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