Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL

Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA)

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2020 Population
127,698
3.78% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
43.3
0% 1-year change
2020 Poverty Rate
14.6%
7.32% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,945
5.76% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$234,500
6.25% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
52,490
4.8% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL had a population of 128k people with a median age of 43.3 and a median household income of $51,945. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL grew from 123,045 to 127,698, a 3.78% increase and its median household income grew from $49,115 to $51,945, a 5.76% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (16.3%), White (Hispanic) (13.3%), Other (Hispanic) (5.21%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.99%).

24.6% of the households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

89.9% of the residents in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are Fort Myers Technical College (586 degrees awarded in 2020), Southern Technical College (344 degrees), and Sunstate Academy (226 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was $234,500, and the homeownership rate was 56.6%. Most people in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

Diversity

Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL is home to a population of 128k people, from which 89.9% are citizens. As of 2020, 16.9% of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (21.5k people).

In 2020, there were 3.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.1k people) in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are Spanish (22,200 households), Haitian (2,014 households), and Portuguese (1,298 households).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    72.1k ± 2.54k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    20.8k ± 1.5k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    17k ± 1.73k
22%
Hispanic Population
28.1k people

In 2020, there were 3.47 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (72.1k people) in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 20.8k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 17k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

22% of the people in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are hispanic (28.1k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    22,200 households (18.6%)
  2. Haitian
    2,014 households (1.68%)
  3. Portuguese
    1,298 households (1.08%)

24.6% of the households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2020, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was Spanish. 18.6% of the households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

16.9%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
21.5k people
17.9%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
22k people

As of 2020, 16.9% of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL residents (21.5k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was 17.9%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

44
Median Native-Born Age
± 1.8
42
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 1.6

In 2020, the median age of all people in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was 43.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 44, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 42. But people in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are getting staying the same age. In 2019, the average age of all Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL residents was 43.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,341 ± 1,400 people
  2. Guatemala
    3,246 ± 1,381 people
  3. Cuba
    2,614 ± 1,242 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was Mexico, the natal country of 3,341 Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL residents, followed by Guatemala with 3,246 and Cuba with 2,614.

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Citizenship

89.9%
2020 Citizenship
88.9%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 89.9% of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was 88.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,735 ± 308
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,324 ± 442
  3. Korea
    831 ± 316

Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Florida (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL is $51,945. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $110,889, followed by Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village & Kendall (South) PUMA, FL and Wellington Village & Agricultural Reserve PUMA, FL, with respective values of $102,356 and $97,175.

Males in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL have an average income that is 1.15 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,016. The income inequality in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478, which is higher than than the national average.

The economy of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL employs 52.5k people. The largest industries in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are Construction (7,300 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,598 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,303 people), and the highest paying industries are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($212,179), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($166,858), and Independent artists, writers, and performers ($153,439).

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,945
2020 value
± $1,759
5.76%
1 Year Growth
± 4.28%

Households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL have a median annual income of $51,945, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $49,115 in 2019, which represents a 5.76% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

$57,379
Average Male Salary in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL
± $11,202
$50,016
Average Female Salary in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL
± $10,073

In 2020, full-time male employees in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL made 1.15 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL
  1. Asian
    $74,236 ± $82,659
  2. Two or More Races
    $54,102 ± $23,470
  3. White
    $50,847 ± $8,171

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.37 times more than Two or More Races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL.

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Wage Distribution

0.478
2020 Wage GINI in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL
0.475
2019 Wage GINI in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL

In 2020, the income inequality in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was 0.478 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.585% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was Weston, Pembroke Pines (Northwest) Cities & Southwest Ranches Town PUMA, FL with a value of $110,889, followed by Coral Gables City, Pinecrest Village & Kendall (South) PUMA, FL and Wellington Village & Agricultural Reserve PUMA, FL, with respective values of $102,356 and $97,175.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

14.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL (18.2k out of 125k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    9,766 ± 840
  2. Hispanic
    6,638 ± 726
  3. Black
    5,173 ± 698

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

52.5k
2020 Value
4.8%
1 Year growth
± 4.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 4.8%, from 50.1k employees to 52.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,622 people), Cashiers (1,537 people), and Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (1,458 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, by number of employees, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,622 people), Cashiers (1,537 people), and Landscaping and groundskeeping workers (1,458 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Roofers (7.91 times higher than expected), Couriers & messengers (7.34 times), and Carpet, floor, & tile installers & finishers (5.94 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, by average salary, are Personal financial advisors ($386,064), Aircraft pilots & flight engineers ($312,127), and Physicians ($303,787).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

52.5k
2020 Value
4.8%
1 Year growth
± 4.8%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 4.8%, from 50.1k employees to 52.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, are Construction (7,300 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,598 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,303 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, by number of employees, are Construction (7,300 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,598 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (2,303 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL has an unusually high number of Landscaping services (5.23 times higher than expected), Furniture & home furnishings stores (4.16 times), and Used merchandise stores (3.26 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, by average salary, are Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($212,179), Medical equipment & supplies manufacturing ($166,858), and Independent artists, writers, and performers ($153,439).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, FL with 89.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Florida
51.2% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Florida
  1. 89.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 85.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Florida was Holmes County, FL with 89.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Florida colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2020, universities in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL awarded 1,463 degrees. The student population of Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL is skewed towards women, with 801 male students and 1,697 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are White (678 and 46.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (507 and 34.7%), Black or African American (237 and 16.2%), and Two or More Races (16 and 1.09%).

The largest universities in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL by number of degrees awarded are Fort Myers Technical College (586 and 40.1%), Southern Technical College (344 and 23.5%), and Sunstate Academy (226 and 15.4%).

The most popular majors in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL are Medical Assistant (184 and 12.6%), General Cosmetology (152 and 10.4%), and Facial Treatment Specialist (144 and 9.84%).

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 39 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 182 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 152 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was Massage Therapy with 39 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 586 degrees awarded
  2. 344 degrees awarded
  3. 226 degrees awarded

In 2020, the Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fort Myers Technical College with 586 degrees awarded.

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Student Sex for Common Institutions

497
Degrees Awarded to Men
966
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2020, 497 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL, which is 0.514 times less than the 966 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the sex disparity between the top 5 institutions in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    678 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    507 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    237 degrees awarded

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Lee County (Central)--Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was White students. These 678 degrees mean that there were 1.34 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 507 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL was $234,500 in 2020, which is 1.02 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $220,700 to $234,500, a 6.25% increase. The homeownership rate in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL is 56.6%, which is lower than the national average of 64.4%. People in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$234,500
2020 Median
± $7,664
$220,700
2019 Median
± $8,050

In 2020, the median property value in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL grew to to $234,500 from the previous year's value of $220,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$51,945
Median Household Income
± $1,759
48.7k
Number of Households
± 1,793

In 2020, the median household income of the 48.7k households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL grew to $51,945 from the previous year's value of $49,115.

The following chart displays the households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

56.6%
2020 Homeownership
57.5%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 56.6% of the housing units in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.5%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (74.6%)
  2. Carpooled (11.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (6.52%)

In 2020, 74.6% of workers in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.9%) and those who worked at home (6.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL have 2 cars, followed by false.

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Health

84.5% of the population of Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 33.6% on employee plans, 16.3% on Medicaid, 17.9% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 1.15% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Florida see 1385 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.435% increase from the previous year (1379 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1645 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 592 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21%). Additionally, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (43.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,385 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Florida

Primary care physicians in Florida see an average of 1,385 patients per year. This represents a 0.435% increase from the previous year (1,379 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Florida in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Florida.
$8,076
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Florida
$4,606
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,175
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,229
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

15.5%
Uninsured
33.6%
Employer Coverage
16.3%
Medicaid
17.9%
Medicare
15.5%
Non-Group
1.15%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL declined by 1.79% from 15.8% to 15.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Greater Fort Myers City PUMA, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 21% prevalence
  2. 20.5% prevalence
  3. 17.8% prevalence

Glades County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 21%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Florida by county over multiple years.

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