Cape Coral, FL Demographics

The total population of Cape Coral is estimated to be 198,912 with 99,587 males (50.07%) and 99,325 females (49.93%). There are 262 less females than males in Cape Coral.
The median household income in Cape Coral was $70,564 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 559(0.80%) from $70,005 in 2020. This income is 94.58% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Cape Coral sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 25 to 44 years old, at $92,518. Overall, the median household income for the city of Cape Coral stands at $76,991.
In Cape Coral, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $45,534 for males and $29,247 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $54,184 for males and $45,748 for females.
In Cape Coral, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 5 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $90,330, while Two or More Races households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $57,990.
In 2022, the population of Cape Coral was 216,992, a 6.38% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Cape Coral's population was 203,975, an increase of 4.38% compared to a population of 195,408 in 2020.
The median age in Cape Coral, FL is 48.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 14.38% were under the age of 15, 14.33% aged 15 to 29, 46.92% aged 30 to 64, 21.83% aged 65 to 84, and 2.54% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Cape Coral population: 80.83% are White, 4.27% are Black or African American, 0.10% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 1.96% are Asian, 0.01% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 2.92% are some other race and 9.92% are multiracial.