Estero, Florida Population 2020

34,538

Estero is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 34,538, it is the 87th largest city in Florida and the 1135th largest city in the United States. Estero is currently growing at a rate of 1.56% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Spanning over 25 miles, Estero has a population density of 1,419 people per square mile.

The average household income in Estero is $112,960 with a poverty rate of 6.47%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,471 per month, and the median house value is $332,600. The median age in Estero is 63.4 years, 63 years for males, and 63.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.8 males.

Estero Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Estero was:

  • White: 92.87%
  • Asian: 2.84%
  • Black or African American: 2.49%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%
The current population of Estero, Florida is 34,538, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 33,474.

Estero, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,92392.87%
Asian9162.84%
Black or African American8022.49%
Some Other Race2660.83%
Two or More Races1770.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native1140.35%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.07%

Estero Population Pyramid 2020

Estero Median Age

63.4


Total

63


Male

63.6


Female

Estero Adults

There are 28,366 adults, (15,043 of whom are seniors) in Estero.

Estero Age Dependency

141.8

Age Dependency Ratio

112.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Estero Sex Ratio

Female

16,536

51.32%

Male

15,684

48.68%

Estero Households and Families

Estero Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Estero Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.4%9.6%
All85.1%14.9%
Non Family79.1%20.9%
Male67.6%32.4%
Female51.3%48.7%

85.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,7162.1985.1
Married9,5062.4490.4
Non Family4,3981.3679.1
Female5593.6351.3
Male2533.9667.6

2.52

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Estero Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3911.45%
9th to 12th Grade9193.40%
High School Graduate5,33719.76%
Some College5,17819.17%
Associates Degree2,3398.66%
Bachelors Degree7,40427.41%
Graduate Degree5,44020.14%

Estero Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,46723,50911,726
Hispanic1,239936434
Asian713713518
Black438389153
Other Race21214855
Multiple Races40405
Native American2626
Islander2222

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 72.65%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,226$53,628$36,038
Less Than High School$25,047$21,471$30,560
High School Grad$31,635$50,679$25,132
Some College$35,028$45,625$31,779
Bachelors Degree$52,440$75,614$43,042
Graduate Degree$62,900$78,125$54,909

$46,226

Average Earnings

$53,628

Average Male

$36,038

Average Female

Estero Language

Estero Language by Age

Estero Language

89.13% of Estero residents speak only English, while 10.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.70% of the population.

Estero Poverty

Estero Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White28,1171,6896.01%
Hispanic1,92924212.55%
Black80210713.34%
Asian916374.04%
Multiple17752.82%

6.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.09%

Male Poverty Rate

6.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Estero

The race most likely to be in poverty in Estero is Black, with 13.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Estero is Multiple, with 2.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.98%
High School6.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.55%
Some College3.07%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.26%
Female Unemployed39.09%
Female Employed4.73%
Male Employed3.67%

Estero Income

Estero Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,391$112,960
Families$96,321$128,931
Married Families$98,780-
Non Families$50,891$74,023

Estero Marital Status

Estero Marital Status

Marriage Rates

67.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.6%

Male Marriage Rate

63.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Estero Married by Age and Sex

Estero Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Estero Marital Status by Race

Estero Veterans

3,843

Number of Veterans

3,577

Male Veterans

266

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,435
Korea720
First Gulf War277
World War II275
Second Gulf War102
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,79614.23%
Hispanic17913.71%
Black305.23%
Other177.52%

$Estero Veterans by Education

1.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Estero Employment Status

41%

Labor Force Participation

39.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Estero Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

13.58%

Born in Florida

87.93%

Native Born

12.07%

Foreign Born

3.37%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

87.93% of Estero residents were born in the United States, with 13.58% having been born in Florida. 3.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202034,5385321.56%
201934,0065321.59%
201833,4744091.24%
201733,0655321.64%
201632,5331,0133.21%
201531,5209583.13%
201430,5627522.52%
201329,8106832.34%
201229,1275792.03%
201128,5484771.70%
201028,0710.00%