Key findings

  • Sanibel has a Livability Score of 74/100, which is considered excellent
  • Sanibel crime rates are 75% lower than the Florida average
  • Cost of living in Sanibel is 69% higher than the Florida average
  • Sanibel real estate prices are 315% higher than the Florida average
  • Rental prices in Sanibel are 41% higher than the Florida average

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      Attractions6/10
      Community6/10
      Nightlife4/10
      Dining4/10
      Shopping5/10
      Great beaches, no high rises, laid back, and expensive. Lots of timeshares, bike friendly. Two grocery stores, Bailey's and Jerry's, and a CVS. Not much in the way of nightlife. A basic condo starts at about half a million. Wonderful library, and great farmers market. No stop lights, no big box stores. Autumn is storm time. Dec. to March traffic is heavy. Bring your credit cards, leave your attitude and fancy clothes at home. Khaki slacks and a polo shirt is dressy. Ladies, visiting or moving to Sanibel, you won't need eight pair of shoes to flourish on island time.
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      Source: The Sanibel, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).