Fort Myers Beach demographics profile

StatisticFort Myers BeachFloridaNational
Population6,80119,934,451318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,44729491
Median age65.941.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)71%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 186%38%43%
Speak English94%72%79%
Speak Spanish2%21%13%
Fort Myers Beach, FL has a population of 6,801 and is the 5,278th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,447 per sq mi which is 734% higher than the Florida average and 2601% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Myers Beach is 66 which is approximately 58% higher than the Florida average of 42. In Fort Myers Beach, 71% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 6% of Fort Myers Beach residents were born in Florida, 85% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 8% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fort Myers Beach is 734% higher than Florida.
  • The median age in Fort Myers Beach is 58% higher than Florida.
  • In Fort Myers Beach 97.57% of the population is White.
  • In Fort Myers Beach 0.29% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fort Myers Beach 0.71% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Myers Beach population breakdown by race

RaceFort Myers BeachFloridaNational
White97.57%75.90%73.35%
Black or African American0.29%16.14%12.63%
Asian0.71%2.61%5.22%
American Indian0.28%0.27%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.06%0.18%
Mixed race1.15%2.48%3.06%
Other race0.00%2.54%4.75%
In Fort Myers Beach, 3.3% 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 Fort Myers Beach, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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