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Income/capita 17%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 26%
IndexFort Myers ShoresFloridaNational
Income per capita$24,769$27,598$29,829
Median household income$46,399$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$49,171$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$34,444$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$30,404$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$28,963$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.4%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level10.5%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Fort Myers Shores is 17% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Fort Myers Shores is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Fort Myers Shores is 26% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Fort Myers Shores is 30% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $30,929$46,399$92,798
      City
      $32,596$48,900$97,800
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Fort Myers Shores median earnings by income bracket

      Fort Myers Shores employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry21.0%6.9%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%5.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.1%4.5%
      Wholesale & retail services21.1%27.3%
      Public administration1.2%2.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.2%0.1%
      Education, health & social services8.3%28.0%
      Other39.0%26.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Gateway, FL9,699$83,58351%
      Whiskey Creek, FL5,011$74,26834%
      McGregor, FL7,755$62,70013%
      Alva, FL2,309$61,54211%
      Buckingham, FL4,305$60,5489%
      Fort Myers Shores, FL6,116$46,39916%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Eudora, KS6,116$56,7663%
      Monticello, KY6,116$26,00553%
      Ontario, OH6,117$50,00010%
      Silver Lake, NC6,117$42,66323%
      Ridgefield, WA6,112$88,28660%
      Fort Myers Shores, FL6,116$46,39916%
      Source: The Fort Myers Shores, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).