Income/capita 57%
Household income 7%
Unemployment 71%
IndexFort Myers BeachFloridaNational
Income per capita$46,932$27,598$29,829
Median household income$59,416$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$61,788$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$47,446$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$29,583$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$33,272$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate1.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level10.2%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Myers Beach is 57% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Myers Beach is 7% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Myers Beach is 71% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Myers Beach is 32% lower than the national average

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      Fort Myers Beach employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.8%0.7%
      Manufacturing sector7.5%0.0%
      Financial & insurance services6.5%6.9%
      Wholesale & retail services12.3%17.8%
      Public administration6.0%7.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities10.3%2.5%
      Education, health & social services13.5%26.9%

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      Pelican Bay, FL5,572$115,096108%
      Sanibel, FL7,044$102,95686%
      Gateway, FL9,699$83,58351%
      Pineland, FL267$76,62539%
      Three Oaks, FL3,959$75,96237%
      Fort Myers Beach, FL6,801$59,4167%

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      Madison Park, NJ6,800$67,10921%
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      Nevada, IA6,796$56,6722%
      Mount Ivy, NY6,792$70,66528%
      Fort Myers Beach, FL6,801$59,4167%
      Source: The Fort Myers Beach, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).