Fort Myers Beach INFORMATION

Population: 6,546

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 65%
Single 35%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Fort Myers Beach has a very low population density. Fort Myers Beach is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

2,286 Fort Myers Beach
27,441 New York

City Info

Fort Myers Beach, FL is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 9/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Fort Myers Beach has a population density of 2,286, with 6,546 current residents.

Out of the 6,546 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 65% of the residents are married and 35% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 73% Sun
  • 54% Rain
  • 0% Snow


72°F average temperature

  • 26 years Median home age
  • $284,620 Median home price
  • -19.48% Home appreciation rate
  • 12.05% Annual property tax
  • 27.2%
    Homes owned
  • 8%
    Homes rented
  • 64.8%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Fort Myers Beach, the air quality is 93% and the weather, on average, is 73% sunny, 54% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 72°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Fort Myers Beach, you should know that 27.2% of homes are owned while 8% of homes are rented, and 64.8% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $284,620, the median age of homes is 26 years, the annual home appreciation is -19.48% and the annual property tax is 12.05%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Fort Myers Beach, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Fort Myers Beach’s crime rate is 4 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Fort Myers Beach is 60 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 44.34% Democratic, 54.67% Republican, and 0.99% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:17


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 90%
    High school diploma
  • 4%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 17%
    Bachelors degree
  • 10%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Fort Myers Beach, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 13.70% of residents are unemployed in Fort Myers Beach (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Fort Myers Beach residents: 15.2% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 14.81% are in the arts and sciences field, 23.3% are in the customer service field, 29.1% are in the sales field, 0.24% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 11.1% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 6.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:17. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.42%, 3.69% of residents have an associate’s degree, 17.23% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 9.67% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Fort Myers Beach, you should be aware that the average commute time is 25 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Fort Myers Beach have a few different options. 67% of commuters use their own cars, 10% of commuters carpool, 2% of commuters use the transit system, and 8% of residents work from home.

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