Also See: Cape Coral, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Cape Coral is the 9th largest city in Florida with a population of 189,987 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Cape Coral is located at latitude 26.5629 and longitude -81.9495 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cape Coral encompass a land area of 105.65 sq. miles and a water area of 14.95 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.
The City of Cape Coral 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 Cape Coral is located within Cape Coral CCD of Lee County.
|Total Population||189,987 (100%)|
|Population in Households||189,522 (99.8%)|
|Population in Families||155,751 (82.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||465 ( 0.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$65,130|
|Average Household Income||$84,558|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||18%|
|Per Capita Income||$33,050|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||93,858 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||57,679 (61.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||16,204 (17.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||19,975 (21.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$283,578|
|Average Home Value||$333,584|
|Housing Affordability Index3||126|
|Average Household Size||2.57|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.57%|
|Per Capita Income||2.5%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.69%|
The table below compares Cape Coral to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 9||99th|
|Population Density||# 439||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 298||68th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 345||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 368||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 384||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.