Fort Myers Beach, Florida Population 2022

5,442
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Fort Myers Beach is a city located in Lee County Florida. With a 2020 population of 5,442, it is the 443rd largest city in Florida and the 6253rd largest city in the United States. Fort Myers Beach is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -23.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,102 in 2020. Spanning over 6 miles, Fort Myers Beach has a population density of 1,958 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Myers Beach is $121,025 with a poverty rate of 6.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,223 per month, and the median house value is $474,900. The median age in Fort Myers Beach is 67.4 years, 68.9 years for males, and 66.2 years for females.

Fort Myers Beach Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Myers Beachwas:

  • White: 98.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.90%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Black or African American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.14%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Myers Beach, Florida is 5,442 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,102.

Fort Myers Beach, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

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Fort Myers Beach Population by Race

Fort Myers Beach Population Pyramid 2022

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Fort Myers Beach Median Age

66.1


Total

68.4


Male

65


Female

Fort Myers Beach Adults

There are 6,919 adults, (3,779 of whom are seniors) in Fort Myers Beach.

Fort Myers Beach Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

120.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

5.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Myers Beach Sex Ratio

Female

3,923

55.24%

Male

3,179

44.76%

Fort Myers Beach Population by Age

Fort Myers Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Myers Beach Household Types

91.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Myers Beach Households and Families

2.31

Average Family Size

2.02

Average Household Size

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Fort Myers Beach Households by Type

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Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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$40,333

Average Earnings

$40,550

Average Male

$40,291

Average Female

Fort Myers Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Myers Beach Language by Age

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Fort Myers Beach Language

95.96% of Fort Myers Beach residents speak only English, while 4.04% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.85% of the population.

Fort Myers Beach Language

Fort Myers Beach Poverty by Race

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6.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.22%

Male Poverty Rate

8.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Myers Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Beach is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Beach is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 5.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.04%.

Fort Myers Beach Poverty

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Fort Myers Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Fort Myers Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Myers Beach Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Fort Myers Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.0%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Myers Beach Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Myers Beach 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 35-44.

Fort Myers Beach Marital Status by Race

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Fort Myers Beach Marital Status

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751

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Fort Myers Beach Veterans by War

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Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Age

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Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Race

Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Education

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4.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Education

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37.9%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Myers Beach Employment by Age

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Fort Myers Beach Employment by Race

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Fort Myers Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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9.94%

Born in Fort Myers Beach

94.35%

Native Born

5.65%

Foreign Born

3.63%

Non Citizen

2.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.35% of Fort Myers Beach residents were born in the United States, with 9.94% having been born in Florida. 3.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Fort Myers Beach Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Fort Myers Beach Population by Year