Cape Coral, FL Population by Race & Ethnicity

Racial distribution of Cape Coral population: 77.13% are white, 4.35% are Black or African American, 0.09% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.75% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.43% are some other race and 13.24% are multiracial.
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Updated Jul 15, 2024

Cape Coral, FL population by race

The table below shows Cape Coral's population by race.

Race Population % of Total Population
White 153,427 77.13%
Black or African American 8,648 4.35%
American Indian and Alaska Native 173 0.09%
Asian 3,490 1.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 24 0.01%
Some other race 6,820 3.43%
Two or more races (multiracial) 26,330 13.24%
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Cape Coral population by race

Of the 5 race categories (excluding ethnicity) identified by the Census Bureau, namely American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and White; Cape Coral has a population in all of the race categories.

This confirms that Cape Coral's population has become increasingly diverse.

The percent distribution of Cape Coral population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 77.13% are white, 4.35% are Black or African American, 0.09% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.75% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.43% are some other race and 13.24% are multiracial.

FIGURE 1

Cape Coral, FL population by race.

The largest racial group in Cape Coral is White with a population of 153,427 (77.13% of the total population).

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Cape Coral 's racial breakdown clearly shows that there is an absolute majority (i.e. more than 50% of the population belong to one particular race) of White population in the city.

As per the latest data estimates from American Community Survey's 5-year estimates:

1. The largest racial group in Cape Coral is White with a population of 153,427 (77.13% of the total population).

2. The multiracial population, i.e. population that identify themselves with two or more races , is 26,330 (13.24% of the total population).

Racial / Ethnic makeup of Cape Coral, FL

By ethnicity, 47,684 (23.97% of the total population) is Hispanic or Latino (of any race), and 151,228 (76.03% of the total population) is Non-Hispanic.

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Cape Coral, the largest racial group is White alone with a population of 133,222 (88.09% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

FIGURE 2

Cape Coral, FL Non-Hispanic population by race

All percentages shown below are, % of Cape Coral's Non-Hispanic population.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Cape Coral Non-Hispanic population by race

The distribution of the Non-Hispanic population across various race categories

Race Population % of Total Non-Hispanic Population
White alone 133,222 88.09%
Black or African American alone 8,083 5.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 82 0.05%
Asian alone 3,482 2.30%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 19 0.01%
Some other race alone 946 0.63%
Two or more races (multiracial) 5,394 3.57%

Among the Hispanic population in Cape Coral, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Cuban origin, with a population of 19,929 (41.79% of the total Hispanic population).

FIGURE 3

Cape Coral, FL Hispanic or Latino population

All percentages shown below are, % of Cape Coral's Hispanic population.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Cape Coral Hispanic or Latino population

The distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population by their ancestries

Origin Population % of Total Hispanic Population
Mexican 4,081 8.56%
Puerto Rican 9,602 20.14%
Cuban 19,929 41.79%
Other Hispanic or Latino 14,072 29.51%

Things to know

What percentage of Cape Coral, FL is Hispanic?

As per the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey estimates, 23.97% of Cape Coral population is Hispanic.

Among the Hispanic population in Cape Coral, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Cuban origin, with a population of 19,929 (41.79% of the total Hispanic population).

How many Black people does Cape Coral, FL have?

Cape Coral, FL has 8,648 Black or African American population as per the estimates from the latest American Community Survey 5-Year estimates. Overall 4.35% of the total population (excluding multiracial) in Cape Coral is Black.

What is the largest minority group in Cape Coral, FL?

With 76.03% of the total population, Non-Hispanics are the largest ethnic minority in Cape Coral.

That being said, with a 4.35% of the total population, Black or African Americans are the largest racial minority in Cape Coral.

What is the majority race in Cape Coral, FL?

With a population of 153,427 (77.13% of the total population), Whites are the largest racial majority in Cape Coral.

Black or African Americans are second largest race in Cape Coral, with 4.35% of the total population.

References

Notes

The analysis presented in this article is based on estimates derived from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey. While these figures offer valuable insights, they are subject to a margin of error. It is advisable to exercise caution and consider the potential margin of error when interpreting and utilizing this data.

Datasets

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2024
Cape Coral, FL Population Breakdown By Race (Excluding Ethnicity) Dataset: Population Counts and Percentages for 7 Racial Categories as Identified by the US Census Bureau // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the population of Cape Coral by race. It includes the population of Cape Coral across racial categories (excluding ethnicity) as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the population distribution of Cape Coral across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

The percent distribution of Cape Coral population by race (across all racial categories recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau): 77.13% are white, 4.35% are Black or African American, 0.09% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.75% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 3.43% are some other race and 13.24% are multiracial.

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (excluding ethnicity) for the Cape Coral
  • Population: The population of the racial category (excluding ethnicity) in the Cape Coral is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Cape Coral total population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

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This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Cape Coral Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Cape Coral, FL Non-Hispanic Population Breakdown By Race Dataset: Non-Hispanic Population Counts and Percentages for 7 Racial Categories as Identified by the US Census Bureau // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Non-Hispanic population of Cape Coral by race. It includes the distribution of the Non-Hispanic population of Cape Coral across various race categories as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the Non-Hispanic population distribution of Cape Coral across relevant racial categories.

Key observations

Of the Non-Hispanic population in Cape Coral, the largest racial group is White alone with a population of 133,222 (88.09% of the total Non-Hispanic population).

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Racial categories include:

  • White
  • Black or African American
  • American Indian and Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  • Some other race
  • Two or more races (multiracial)

Variables / Data Columns

  • Race: This column displays the racial categories (for Non-Hispanic) for the Cape Coral
  • Population: The population of the racial category (for Non-Hispanic) in the Cape Coral is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each race as a proportion of Cape Coral total Non-Hispanic population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Cape Coral Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

Cape Coral, FL Hispanic or Latino Population Distribution by Ancestries Dataset : Detailed Breakdown of Hispanic or Latino Origins // 2024 Edition
Last updated July 7, 2024
ACS
Free
Neilsberg
CSV, JSON
2018-2022
CC BY 4.0
About this dataset

Context

The dataset tabulates the Cape Coral Hispanic or Latino population. It includes the distribution of the Hispanic or Latino population, of Cape Coral, by their ancestries, as identified by the Census Bureau. The dataset can be utilized to understand the origin of the Hispanic or Latino population of Cape Coral.

Key observations

Among the Hispanic population in Cape Coral, regardless of the race, the largest group is of Cuban origin, with a population of 19,929 (41.79% of the total Hispanic population).

Content

When available, the data consists of estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 2018-2022 5-Year Estimates.

Origin for Hispanic or Latino population include:

  • Mexican
  • Puerto Rican
  • Cuban
  • Other Hispanic or Latino

Variables / Data Columns

  • Origin: This column displays the origin for Hispanic or Latino population for the Cape Coral
  • Population: The population of the specific origin for Hispanic or Latino population in the Cape Coral is shown in this column.
  • % of Total Hispanic Population: This column displays the percentage distribution of each Hispanic origin as a proportion of Cape Coral total Hispanic or Latino population. Please note that the sum of all percentages may not equal one due to rounding of values.

Good to know

Margin of Error

Data in the dataset are based on the estimates and are subject to sampling variability and thus a margin of error. Neilsberg Research recommends using caution when presening these estimates in your research.

Custom data

If you do need custom data for any of your research project, report or presentation, you can contact our research staff at research@neilsberg.com for a feasibility of a custom tabulation on a fee-for-service basis.

Inspiration

Neilsberg Research Team curates, analyze and publishes demographics and economic data from a variety of public and proprietary sources, each of which often includes multiple surveys and programs. The large majority of Neilsberg Research aggregated datasets and insights is made available for free download at https://www.neilsberg.com/research/.

Recommended for further research

This dataset is a part of the main dataset for Cape Coral Population by Race & Ethnicity. You can refer the same here

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