Fort Myers Shores, Florida Population 2020

7,010

Fort Myers Shores is a city located in Florida. Fort Myers Shores has a 2020 population of 7,010. Fort Myers Shores is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 27.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,487 in 2010. Fort Myers Shores reached it's highest population of 7,010 in 2018.

The average household income in Fort Myers Shores is $52,846 with a poverty rate of 12.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $967 per month, and the median house value is $142,600. The median age in Fort Myers Shores is 40.3 years, 42.7 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.3 males.

Fort Myers Shores Demographics

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

  • White: 89.60%
  • Other race: 5.89%
  • Black or African American: 2.94%
  • Two or more races: 1.21%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Myers Shores, Florida is 7,010, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,010.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,487.

Fort Myers Shores, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,28189.60%
Some Other Race4135.89%
Black or African American2062.94%
Two or More Races851.21%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.29%
Asian50.07%

Fort Myers Shores Population Pyramid 2020

Fort Myers Shores Median Age

40.3


Total

42.7


Male

39.4


Female

Fort Myers Shores Adults

There are 5,768 adults, (1,029 of whom are seniors) in Fort Myers Shores.

Fort Myers Shores Age Dependency

47.9

Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Myers Shores Sex Ratio

Female

3,500

49.93%

Male

3,510

50.07%

Fort Myers Shores Households and Families

Fort Myers Shores Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fort Myers Shores Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67%33%
All58.6%41.4%
Non Family54.5%45.5%
Female43.9%56.1%
Male42.5%57.5%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2863.0658.6
Married1,0883.5667
Non Family8201.5654.5
Female2444.9743.9
Male1344.7242.5

3.82

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fort Myers Shores Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3486.89%
9th to 12th Grade60612.00%
High School Graduate2,03840.36%
Some College1,10221.82%
Associates Degree3196.32%
Bachelors Degree4198.30%
Graduate Degree2184.32%

Fort Myers Shores Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,8663,108521
Hispanic94475375
Other Race21321352
Black1491375
Multiple Races8585
Native American2020
Asian5

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 other race people with a rate of 24.41%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,420$26,207$26,867
Less Than High School$13,509$14,090$12,188
High School Grad$26,541$27,129$24,922
Some College$34,697$45,974$33,276
Bachelors Degree$33,125$35,375$
Graduate Degree$$$64,042

$26,420

Average Earnings

$26,207

Average Male

$26,867

Average Female

Fort Myers Shores Language

Fort Myers Shores Language by Age

Fort Myers Shores Language

74.09% of Fort Myers Shores residents speak only English, while 25.91% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 25.44% of the population.

Fort Myers Shores Poverty

Fort Myers Shores Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,99074214.87%
Hispanic1,621583.58%
Black2063918.93%
Native2020100.00%
Asian55100.00%

12.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.17%

Male Poverty Rate

14.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Myers Shores

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Myers Shores is Hispanic, with 3.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.01%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.41%
Some College11.33%
High School11.14%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed28.31%
Female Employed8.72%
Female Unemployed5.63%
Male Employed5.39%

Fort Myers Shores Income

Fort Myers Shores Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,988$52,846
Families$57,929$63,102
Married Families$58,611-
Non Families$27,161$32,544

Fort Myers Shores Marital Status

Fort Myers Shores Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Myers Shores Married by Age and Sex

Fort Myers Shores 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 Shores Marital Status by Race

Fort Myers Shores Veterans

424

Number of Veterans

364

Male Veterans

60

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam158
Korea49
Second Gulf War48
First Gulf War47
World War II14

$Fort Myers Shores Veterans by Education

11.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Myers Shores Employment Status

64.5%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Myers Shores 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

35.71%

Born in Florida

89.03%

Native Born

10.97%

Foreign Born

6.58%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

89.03% of Fort Myers Shores residents were born in the United States, with 35.71% having been born in Florida. 6.58% 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
20207,0100.00%
20197,0100.00%
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%