Fort Myers, FL Demographics

The total population of Fort Myers is estimated to be 88,699 with 43,765 males (49.34%) and 44,934 females (50.66%). There are 1,169 more females than males in Fort Myers.
The median household income in Fort Myers was $55,864 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 512(0.92%) from $55,352 in 2020. This income is 74.88% 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, Fort Myers sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $78,000. Overall, the median household income for the city of Fort Myers stands at $62,981.
In Fort Myers, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $41,406 for males and $27,416 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $52,945 for males and $40,588 for females.
In Fort Myers, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, White households have the highest median household income at $74,889, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $30,446.
In 2022, the population of Fort Myers was 95,949, a 2.85% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Fort Myers's population was 93,290, an increase of 6.90% compared to a population of 87,271 in 2020.
The median age in Fort Myers, FL is 40.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 17.63% were under the age of 15, 18.29% aged 15 to 29, 42.50% aged 30 to 64, 19.07% aged 65 to 84, and 2.51% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Fort Myers population: 58.65% are White, 23.17% are Black or African American, 0.16% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 2.23% are Asian, 0.19% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 6.64% are some other race and 8.96% are multiracial.