Fort Myers Beach, Florida Population 2024

5,752

Fort Myers Beach is a city located in Lee County Florida. Fort Myers Beach has a 2024 population of 5,752. Fort Myers Beach is currently growing at a rate of 0.77% annually and its population has increased by 3.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,583 in 2020.

The average household income in Fort Myers Beach is $146,183 with a poverty rate of 6.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Myers Beach is 66.6 years, 68.3 years for males, and 65.5 years for females.

Fort Myers Beach Demographics

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

  • White: 93.06%
  • Two or more races: 4.09%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.67%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.53%
  • Black or African American: 0.3%
  • Native American:
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,069.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
3.03% (169)
The current population of Fort Myers Beach, Florida is 5,752 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,583.

Fort Myers Beach, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,25893.06%
Two or more races2314.09%
Asian761.35%
Other race380.67%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander300.53%
Black or African American170.3%
Native American
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White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Fort Myers Beach Population by Race

Fort Myers Beach Population Pyramid 2024

Fort Myers Beach Median Age

66.6

Total

68.3

Male

65.5

Female

Fort Myers Beach Adults

There are 5,365 adults, (3,182 of whom are seniors) in Fort Myers Beach.

Fort Myers Beach Age Dependency

158.8

Age Dependency Ratio

145.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Myers Beach Sex Ratio

Female2,89551.24%
Male2,75548.76%

Fort Myers Beach Population by Age

Fort Myers Beach Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,8791.9590.29.8
Married1,7292.3893.16.9
Non Family1,0371.1584.315.7
Female952.911000
Male182.331000
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2.36

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

90.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Fort Myers Beach Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 69.79%.

Fort Myers Beach Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,539

Average Earnings

$50,441

Average Male

$27,744

Average Female

Fort Myers Beach Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Myers Beach Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Fort Myers Beach Language

93.48% of Fort Myers Beach residents speak only English, while 6.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Fort Myers Beach Language

Fort Myers Beach Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,2303186.08%
Black1717100%
Hispanic303113.63%
Asian76810.53%
Islander30413.33%
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6.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.25%

Male Poverty Rate

8.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Myers Beach

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Beach is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Beach is Hispanic, with 3.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 5.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.98%.

Fort Myers Beach Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.55%
High School8.61%
Some College5.79%
Bachelors or Greater4.57%
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Fort Myers Beach Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.37%
Female Employed5.18%
Male Employed
Female Unemployed
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Fort Myers Beach Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Myers Beach Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Fort Myers Beach Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

65.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

68.9%

Male Marriage Rate

62.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Myers Beach Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Fort Myers Beach Marriage

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

Fort Myers Beach Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Fort Myers Beach Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

567

Number of Veterans

533

Male Veterans

34

Female Veterans

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Fort Myers Beach Veterans by War

count

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Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Age

count

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Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Race

Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Myers Beach Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

34%

Labor Force Participation

32.8%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Myers Beach Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Myers Beach Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Fort Myers Beach Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

11.01%

Born in Fort Myers Beach

94.35%

Native Born

5.65%

Foreign Born

2.94%

Non Citizen

2.71%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.35% of Fort Myers Beach residents were born in the United States, with 11.01% having been born in Florida. 2.94% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,972440.74%
20285,928440.75%
20275,884440.75%
20265,840440.76%
20255,796440.76%
20245,752440.77%
20235,708440.78%
20225,664440.78%
20215,620370.66%
20205,583-1,523-21.43%
20197,106-5-0.07%
20187,111120.17%
20177,099781.11%
20167,0211171.69%
20156,9041642.43%
20146,7401281.94%
20136,6121322.04%
20126,4801041.63%
20116,376881.4%
20106,288-273-4.16%
20006,561
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Fort Myers Beach Population by Year