North Fort Myers, Florida Population 2024

42,492

North Fort Myers is a city located in Lee County Florida. North Fort Myers has a 2024 population of 42,492. North Fort Myers is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 42,315 in 2020.

The average household income in North Fort Myers is $67,336 with a poverty rate of 14.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Fort Myers is 64 years, 63.2 years for males, and 64.5 years for females.

North Fort Myers Demographics

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

  • White: 88.92%
  • Two or more races: 6.23%
  • Asian: 1.5%
  • Other race: 1.46%
  • Black or African American: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
State
Florida
Land Area (mi²)
50.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
839.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.42% (177)
The current population of North Fort Myers, Florida is 42,492 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 42,315.

North Fort Myers, Florida Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White37,78588.92%
Two or more races2,6496.23%
Asian6371.5%
Other race6211.46%
Black or African American6121.44%
Native American1640.39%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander240.06%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Fort Myers Population by Race

North Fort Myers Population Pyramid 2024

North Fort Myers Median Age

64

Total

63.2

Male

64.5

Female

North Fort Myers Adults

There are 38,491 adults, (20,336 of whom are seniors) in North Fort Myers.

North Fort Myers Age Dependency

134.1

Age Dependency Ratio

112

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22

Child Dependency Ratio

North Fort Myers Sex Ratio

Female22,06551.93%
Male20,42748.07%

North Fort Myers Population by Age

North Fort Myers Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,3551.9885.414.6
Non Family9,9581.1982.417.6
Married9,5762.4891.58.5
Female1,1303.5866.533.5
Male6913.667624
showing: 5 rows

2.62

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

85.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Fort Myers 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

North Fort Myers Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Fort Myers Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.53%.

North Fort Myers Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$34,643

Average Earnings

$39,350

Average Male

$28,683

Average Female

North Fort Myers Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Fort Myers Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Fort Myers Language

89.28% of North Fort Myers residents speak only English, while 10.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.94% of the population.

North Fort Myers Language

North Fort Myers Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White35,8024,17911.67%
Hispanic4,4561,11925.11%
Multiple2,64992935.07%
Black59641769.97%
Other621629.98%
Native1641810.98%
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14.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.9%

Male Poverty Rate

16.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Fort Myers

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Fort Myers is Black, with 69.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Fort Myers is Other, with 9.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.14%.

North Fort Myers Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.46%
High School13.6%
Some College10.95%
Bachelors or Greater9.41%
showing: 4 rows

North Fort Myers Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed50.97%
Male Unemployed14.59%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed4.74%
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North Fort Myers Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Fort Myers Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Fort Myers Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

46.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North Fort Myers Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Fort Myers 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 45-54.

North Fort Myers Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Fort Myers Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,445

Number of Veterans

5,150

Male Veterans

295

Female Veterans

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North Fort Myers Veterans by War

count

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North Fort Myers Veterans by Age

count

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North Fort Myers Veterans by Race

North Fort Myers Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.84%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Fort Myers Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.8%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

North Fort Myers Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Fort Myers Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Fort Myers 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

20.66%

Born in North Fort Myers

91.35%

Native Born

8.65%

Foreign Born

5.42%

Non Citizen

3.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.35% of North Fort Myers residents were born in the United States, with 20.66% having been born in Florida. 5.42% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

North Fort Myers Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202442,492
202342,492
202242,4929412.26%
202141,551-764-1.81%
202042,315-455-1.06%
201942,7701,0802.59%
201841,6907741.89%
201740,9162740.67%
201640,642820.2%
201540,5601,4173.62%
201439,143-140-0.36%
201339,283-170-0.43%
201239,453-634-1.58%
201140,0876801.73%
201039,407
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North Fort Myers Population by Year