Fort Myers Beach, Florida Population 2020

7,242
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Fort Myers Beach is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 7,242, it is the 192nd largest city in Florida and the 3875th largest city in the United States. Fort Myers Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 15.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,277 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Fort Myers Beach has a population density of 2,605 people per square mile.

The average household income in Fort Myers Beach is $103,719 with a poverty rate of 12.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,153 per month, and the median house value is $397,200. The median age in Fort Myers Beach is 66.9 years, 68.7 years for males, and 65.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Fort Myers Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 95.95%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Black or African American: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.55%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.33%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Myers Beach, Florida is 7,242, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,102.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,277.

Fort Myers Beach, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,68495.95%
Two or More Races941.35%
Asian871.25%
Black or African American400.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native380.55%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander230.33%
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Fort Myers Beach Population Pyramid 2020

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Fort Myers Beach Median Age

66.9


Total

68.7


Male

65.8


Female

Fort Myers Beach Adults

There are 6,738 adults, (3,875 of whom are seniors) in Fort Myers Beach.

Fort Myers Beach Age Dependency

143.3

Age Dependency Ratio

135.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Myers Beach Sex Ratio

Female

3,697

53.07%

Male

3,269

46.93%

Fort Myers Beach Households and Families

Fort Myers Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Myers Beach Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.9%9.1%
All83.3%16.7%
Non Family77.1%22.9%
Female73%27%
Male0%100%

83.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,6091.9383.3
Married1,9072.1390.9
Non Family1,4591.4677.1
Female2003.1473
Male433.280

2.21

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Fort Myers Beach Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade580.88%
9th to 12th Grade3335.05%
High School Graduate1,66725.29%
Some College1,42521.62%
Associates Degree5558.42%
Bachelors Degree1,44021.85%
Graduate Degree1,11316.89%
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Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,2475,8672,369
Hispanic14613597
Asian878714
Black404040
Native American3838
Islander231212
Multiple Races212121

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 black people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,328$42,917$33,446
Less Than High School$27,688$16,714$28,375
High School Grad$24,528$40,500$
Some College$37,302$37,625$37,194
Bachelors Degree$42,450$57,045$40,350
Graduate Degree$55,406$72,847$36,786

$36,328

Average Earnings

$42,917

Average Male

$33,446

Average Female

Fort Myers Beach Language

Fort Myers Beach Language by Age

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Fort Myers Beach Language

94.63% of Fort Myers Beach residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.32% of the population.

Fort Myers Beach Poverty

Fort Myers Beach Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,49583512.86%
Hispanic2002010.00%
Islander231252.17%

12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.20%

Male Poverty Rate

13.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Myers Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Beach is Islander, with 52.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Beach is Hispanic, with 10.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.35%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.97%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.72%
High School19.44%
Some College10.56%
Bachelors or Greater7.01%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed62.26%
Female Unemployed50.00%
Female Employed7.48%
Male Employed4.02%

Fort Myers Beach Income

Fort Myers Beach Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$66,297$103,719
Families$78,045$117,361
Married Families$80,208-
Non Families$50,625$83,611
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Fort Myers Beach Marital Status

Fort Myers Beach Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.1%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

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 Veterans

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828

Number of Veterans

820

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam373
Korea185
World War II86
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War7
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Age Group Veterans
75+462
65 to 74305
55 to 6433
35 to 5428
18 to 34
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Name Veterans % of Total
White82812.83%
Hispanic138.90%

Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Education

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5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Myers Beach Employment Status

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31.6%

Labor Force Participation

30.5%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

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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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8.70%

Born in Florida

93.17%

Native Born

6.83%

Foreign Born

2.27%

Non Citizen

4.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.17% of Fort Myers Beach residents were born in the United States, with 8.70% having been born in Florida. 2.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,242700.98%
20197,172700.99%
20187,102220.31%
20177,080701.00%
20167,0101141.65%
20156,8961582.34%
20146,7381281.94%
20136,6101302.01%
20126,4801041.63%
20116,376861.37%
20106,290-271-0.42%
20006,5610.00%