Fort Myers, FL has a population of 71,051 and is the 514th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,786 per sq mi which is 508% higher than the Florida average and 1872% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Myers is 40 which is approximately 3% lower than the Florida average of 42. In Fort Myers, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 73% speak English and 18% speak Spanish. 36% of Fort Myers residents were born in Florida, 42% were born out of state, 4% were born outside of the United States and 18% were foreign born.