Cape Coral demographics profile

StatisticCape CoralFloridaNational
Population170,06319,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,60929491
Median age45.041.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%38%43%
Speak English80%72%79%
Speak Spanish15%21%13%
Cape Coral, FL has a population of 170,063 and is the 148th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,609 per sq mi which is 448% higher than the Florida average and 1676% higher than the national average. The median age in Cape Coral is 45 which is approximately 8% higher than the Florida average of 42. In Cape Coral, 59% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 80% speak English and 15% speak Spanish. 26% of Cape Coral residents were born in Florida, 57% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 15% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Cape Coral is 448% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Cape Coral is 8% higher than Florida.
  • In Cape Coral 90.46% of the population is White.
  • In Cape Coral 4.06% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Cape Coral 1.56% of the population is Asian.

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Cape Coral population breakdown by race

RaceCape CoralFloridaNational
White90.46%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American4.06%16.14%12.63%
Asian1.56%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.36%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race1.42%2.48%3.06%
Other race2.14%2.54%4.75%
In Cape Coral, 19.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Cape Coral, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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