Cypress Lake, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Cypress Lake, Florida - Basic Facts

The Cypress Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 13,034 as of July 1, 2020. Cypress Lake ranks in the upper 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 Cypress Lake is located at latitude 26.5381 and longitude -81.8993 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Cypress Lake Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Cypress Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402395) 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 Cypress Lake Census Designated Place is located within Fort Myers CCD of Lee County.


Cypress Lake, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 13,034 (100%)
Population in Households 12,967 (99.5%)
Population in Families 8,353 (64.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 67 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 3,378
Diversity Index2 32


Median Household Income $49,015
Average Household Income $62,585
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $34,402
Wealth Index5 70


Total HU (Housing Units) 9,827 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,219 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,942 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,666 (27.1%)
Median Home Value $166,615
Average Home Value $210,505
Housing Affordability Index3 168


Total Households 7,161
Average Household Size 1.81
Family Households 3,451
Average Family Size 2
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.94% 0.97%
Households 0.92% 0.96%
Families 0.74% 0.86%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
Owner Occupied HU   1.01%


Cypress Lake, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cypress Lake 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 # 278 70th
Population Density # 231 75th
Median Household Income # 564 39th
Housing Affordability Index # 538 59th
Per Capita Income # 312 66th
Diversity Index # 646 30th

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