Gateway, Florida Population 2024

10,238

Gateway is a city located in Lee County Florida. Gateway has a 2024 population of 10,238. Gateway is currently declining at a rate of -0.76% annually and its population has decreased by -2.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,552 in 2020.

The average household income in Gateway is $129,494 with a poverty rate of 3.33%. The median age in Gateway is 37.5 years: 41.1 years for males, and 34.5 years for females.

Gateway Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gateway was:

  • White: 81.36%
  • Two or more races: 6.08%
  • Other race: 5.68%
  • Black or African American: 3.55%
  • Asian: 3.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.11%
  • Native American: 0%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,907.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.98% (-314)
The current population of Gateway, Florida is 10,238 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 10,552.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,45781.36%
Two or more races6326.08%
Other race5905.68%
Black or African American3693.55%
Asian3363.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander110.11%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Gateway Population by Race

Gateway Population Pyramid 2024

Gateway Median Age

37.5

Total

41.1

Male

34.5

Female

Gateway Adults

There are 7,918 adults, (1,598 of whom are seniors) in Gateway.

Gateway Age Dependency

64.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Gateway Sex Ratio

Female5,13449.39%
Male5,26150.61%

Gateway Population by Age

Gateway Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,6102.8884.315.7
Married2,2363.590.59.5
Non Family1,0241.1869.230.8
Female2464.0384.115.9
Male1043.441000

3.4

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

84.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Gateway Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2383.58%
Associates Degree71610.76%
Bachelors Degree1,87028.09%
Graduate Degree1,27619.17%
High School Graduate1,28419.29%
Less Than 9th Grade751.13%
Some College1,19717.98%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Gateway Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gateway Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,4515,2492,488
Hispanic527491217
Asian283232159
Black265246183
Other Race21621622
2+ Races199194179
Islander11110

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 89.95%.

Gateway Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$70,278$93,125$51,364
Graduate Degree$66,940$89,318$58,676
High School Graduate$50,981$50,139$51,230
Less Than 9th Grade$44,167$0$0
Overall$58,491$74,400$51,759
Some College$54,933$72,836$29,615

$58,491

Average Earnings

$74,400

Average Male

$51,759

Average Female

Gateway Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gateway Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Gateway Language

87.37% of Gateway residents speak only English, while 12.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 5.54% of the population.

Gateway Language

Gateway Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,0603153.91%
Other556152.7%
Hispanic1,183151.27%

3.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.98%

Male Poverty Rate

4.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gateway

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gateway is White, with 3.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gateway is Hispanic, with 1.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.23%.

Gateway Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.54%
High School4.36%
Some College2.3%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%

Gateway Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0.59%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Gateway Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gateway Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$124,141$148,372
Households$110,317$129,494
Married Families$129,167$-999,999,999
Non Families$73,316$70,839

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Gateway Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Gateway Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Gateway 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 35-44.

Gateway Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Gateway Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

552

Number of Veterans

552

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam328
Second Gulf War69
First Gulf War55
Korea24
World War II0

Gateway Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74271
75+114
35 to 54100
55 to 6467
18 to 340

Gateway Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5358.13%
Hispanic677.88%
Black176.16%

Gateway Veterans by Race

Gateway Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gateway Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.5%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Gateway Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Gateway Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Gateway 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

34.11%

Born in Gateway

89.54%

Native Born

10.46%

Foreign Born

4.7%

Non Citizen

5.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.54% of Gateway residents were born in the United States, with 34.11% having been born in Florida. 4.7% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Gateway Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202410,238-78-0.76%
202310,316-79-0.76%
202210,395-377-3.5%
202110,7722202.08%
202010,552-150-1.4%
201910,7021891.8%
201810,5131251.2%
201710,3886897.1%
20169,6991,49118.17%
20158,208-18-0.22%
20148,226-85-1.02%
20138,311-183-2.15%
20128,494-289-3.29%
20118,7833824.55%
20108,40100%

Gateway Population by Year