Fort Myers Shores employment information

IndexFort Myers ShoresFloridaNational
Income per capita$24,496$26,499$28,555
Median household income$39,781$47,212$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,917$57,046$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,902$32,605$33,219
Median earnings male$24,546$31,136$36,116
Median earnings female$24,278$24,898$25,692
Unemployment rate5.7%6.5%5.8%
Poverty level13.6%16.7%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fort Myers Shores is 14% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fort Myers Shores is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Myers Shores is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fort Myers Shores is 13% lower than the national average.

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Fort Myers Shores median earnings by income bracket

Fort Myers Shores employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry21.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector6.1%17.2%
Financial & insurance services0.4%1.0%
Wholesale & retail services22.3%28.9%
Public administration2.9%4.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
Education, health & social services11.1%34.5%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Gateway, FL8,226$77,34645%
Whiskey Creek, FL4,964$70,00031%
McGregor, FL7,690$67,33926%
Buckingham, FL4,142$64,37520%
Alva, FL2,040$57,0397%
Fort Myers Shores, FL5,420$39,78126%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Palermo, CA5,419$42,37121%
Mount Hood Village, OR5,417$57,9658%
Goshen, NY5,417$69,79230%
Gretna, NE5,416$69,71330%
Brewton, AL5,426$30,50243%
Fort Myers Shores, FL5,420$39,78126%
Source: The Fort Myers Shores, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.