Fort Myers Shores, Florida Population 2022

6,813
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Fort Myers Shores is a city located in Florida. Fort Myers Shores has a 2020 population of 6,813. Fort Myers Shores is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 24.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,487 in 2010.

The average household income in Fort Myers Shores is $54,720 with a poverty rate of 12.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,030 per month, and the median house value is $163,400. The median age in Fort Myers Shores is 45.2 years, 46 years for males, and 43.2 years for females.

Fort Myers Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 90.53%
  • Black or African American: 5.11%
  • Other race: 1.91%
  • Native American: 1.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Myers Shores, Florida is 6,813 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,813.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,487.

Fort Myers Shores, Florida Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,16890.53%
Black or African American3485.11%
Some Other Race1301.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native821.20%
Two or More Races791.16%
Asian60.09%
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Fort Myers Shores Population by Race

Fort Myers Shores Population Pyramid $2022

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Fort Myers Shores Median Age

45.2


Total

46


Male

43.2


Female

Fort Myers Shores Adults

There are 5,754 adults, (1,182 of whom are seniors) in Fort Myers Shores.

Fort Myers Shores Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Myers Shores Sex Ratio

Female

3,356

49.26%

Male

3,457

50.74%

Fort Myers Shores Population by Age

Fort Myers Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Myers Shores Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female52.8%47.2%
All68.1%31.9%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Married70.9%29.1%
Male81.8%18.2%

68.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Myers Shores Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2413.0468.1
Married1,0273.7670.9
Non Family7581.5568.6
Female3244.0752.8
Male1323.4281.8

3.72

Average Family Size

3.04

Average Household Size

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Fort Myers Shores Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3346.72%
9th to 12th Grade3998.02%
High School Graduate2,15043.23%
Some College1,11622.44%
Associates Degree4208.45%
Bachelors Degree3537.10%
Graduate Degree2014.04%
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Fort Myers Shores Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Myers Shores Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9953,489527
Hispanic67145027
Black248227
2+ Races7979
Other Race717118
Native American5327
Asian6

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 25.35%.

Fort Myers Shores Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,617$30,023$27,168
Less Than 9th Grade$14,868$19,882$9,545
High School Graduate$30,096$30,516$25,335
Some College$31,667$34,643$31,053
Bachelors Degree$37,250$40,781$24,506
Graduate Degree$$$64,167

$28,617

Average Earnings

$30,023

Average Male

$27,168

Average Female

Fort Myers Shores Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Myers Shores Language by Age

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Fort Myers Shores Language

78.82% of Fort Myers Shores residents speak only English, while 21.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.76% of the population.

Fort Myers Shores Language

Fort Myers Shores Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,16968813.31%
Black34812636.21%
Hispanic1,238514.12%
Native822732.93%
Asian66100.00%
OtherNaN%

12.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.68%

Male Poverty Rate

17.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Myers Shores

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Shores is Hispanic, with 4.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.91%.

Fort Myers Shores Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.10%
Some College13.22%
High School10.60%
Bachelors or Greater5.42%

Fort Myers Shores Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed54.90%
Female Employed11.84%
Female Unemployed9.38%
Male Employed1.98%

Fort Myers Shores Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Myers Shores Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,969$54,720
Families$56,611$57,301
Married Families$56,161-
Non Families$32,865$48,080
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Income by Household Type

Fort Myers Shores Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Myers Shores Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Myers Shores Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fort Myers Shores Marital Status by Race

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Fort Myers Shores Marital Status

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401

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam157
First Gulf War74
Second Gulf War47
Korea36
World War II13

Fort Myers Shores Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+141
65 to 74101
55 to 6460
35 to 5452
18 to 3447

Fort Myers Shores Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3907.54%
2+ Races1113.92%

Fort Myers Shores Veterans by Race

Fort Myers Shores Veterans by Education

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2.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Myers Shores Veterans by Education

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60.2%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Myers Shores Employment by Age

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Fort Myers Shores Employment by Race

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Fort Myers Shores 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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38.82%

Born in Fort Myers Shores

92.31%

Native Born

7.69%

Foreign Born

3.54%

Non Citizen

4.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.31% of Fort Myers Shores residents were born in the United States, with 38.82% having been born in Florida. 3.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Fort Myers Shores Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20226,8130.00%
20216,8130.00%
20206,8130.00%
20196,813-197-2.81%
20187,0105147.91%
20176,4963806.21%
20166,11657510.38%
20155,5411212.23%
20145,42069314.66%
20134,7271503.28%
20124,577-556-10.83%
20115,133-354-6.45%
20105,4870.00%

Fort Myers Shores Population by Year