Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL

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2020 Population
181,724
0.519% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.3
2.54% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
16.7%
8.4% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$51,795
2.57% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$167,400
5.88% 1-year growth

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In 2020, Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL had a population of 182k people with a median age of 38.3 and a median household income of $51,795. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL grew from 180,785 to 181,724, a 0.519% increase and its median household income grew from $50,495 to $51,795, a 2.57% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (52%), White (Hispanic) (25.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.4%), Other (Hispanic) (3.16%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.68%).

34.2% of the households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers 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.

89.7% of the residents in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was $167,400, and the homeownership rate was 70.1%.

Most people in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 32.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL is home to a population of 182k people, from which 89.7% are citizens. As of 2018, 20.7% of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL residents were born outside of the country (36.3k people).

In 2018, there were 2.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.1k people) in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.2k White (Hispanic) and 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL are Spanish (46,099 households), Haitian (7,995 households), and Portuguese (879 households).

Citizenship

89.7%
2020 Citizenship
88.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 89.7% of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was 88.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    91.1k ± 2.21k
  2. White (Hispanic)
    44.2k ± 2.06k
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    25.2k ± 1.37k
30.2%
Hispanic Population
52.9k people

In 2018, there were 2.06 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (91.1k people) in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 44.2k White (Hispanic) and 25.2k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

30.2% of the people in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL are hispanic (52.9k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

20.7%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
36.3k people
19.7%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
32.7k people

As of 2018, 20.7% of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL residents (36.3k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.5%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was 19.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    46,099 households (27%)
  2. Haitian
    7,995 households (4.68%)
  3. Portuguese
    879 households (0.514%)

34.2% of the households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers 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 Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was Spanish. 27% of the households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    4,396 ± 581
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,609 ± 523
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    862 ± 227

Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL employs 76.8k people. The largest industries in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL are Construction (10,282 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,481 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,485 people), and the highest paying industries are Architectural, engineering & related services ($96,051), Securities, commodities, funds, trusts & other financial investments ($92,734), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($90,334).

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
37,253
Women
48.5%
39,565
Men
51.5%

The workforce of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL in 2020 was 76,818 people, with 48.5% woman, and 51.5% men.

The visualization shows the distribution of the workforce by gender and age in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL.

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Occupations

76.8k
2020 Value
3.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 74.4k employees to 76.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL, are Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (2,946 people), Cashiers (2,541 people), and Customer service representatives (2,526 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

76.8k
2020 Value
3.19%
1 Year growth
± 3.19%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL grew at a rate of 3.19%, from 74.4k employees to 76.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL, are Construction (10,282 people), Restaurants & Food Services (6,481 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (4,485 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL, though some of these residents may live in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$32,736
Median earning men ± $1,292
$25,114
Median earning women ± $976

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($52,183), Information ($46,661), and Manufacturing ($42,099).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($37,349), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,219), and Manufacturing ($35,581).

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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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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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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.

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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2020, 1.29% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.904% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (50.1k), Some college (27.9k), and Secondary Education (25.5k).

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The median property value in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was $167,400 in 2020, which is 0.728 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $158,100 to $167,400, a 5.88% increase. The homeownership rate in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL is 70.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL have an average commute time of 32.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL is $51,795. In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers 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.

Property

$167,400
Median Property Value 2020
±$3,396
$39,933
Median Property Taxes
±$1,617

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

70.1%
Homeownership
2020
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 70.1% of the housing units in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.8%.

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Income by Location

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In 2020, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers 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 Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$51,795
Median Household Income
± $1,921
57k
Number of Households
± 1,870

In 2020, the median household income of the 57k households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL grew to $51,795 from the previous year's value of $50,495.

The following chart displays the households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers 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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Wage Distribution

0.405
2020 Wage GINI in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL
0.403
2019 Wage GINI in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL

In 2020, the income inequality in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was 0.405 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.607% growth from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79.1%)
  2. Carpooled (12.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.87%)

In 2020, 79.1% of workers in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.9%) and those who worked at home (3.87%).

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Commute Time

32.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL have a longer commute time (32.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 2.91% of the workforce in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL (30.2k out of 181k 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 55 - 64 and then Males < 5.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers 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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82.8% of the population of Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL has health coverage, with 32% on employee plans, 20.9% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 14.9% on non-group plans, and 1.72% 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.

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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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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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.4% under 18 years, 20.7% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

17.2%
Uninsured
32%
Employer Coverage
20.9%
Medicaid
13.2%
Medicare
14.9%
Non-Group
1.72%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Lehigh Acres & North Fort Myers PUMA, FL declined by 1.82% from 17.6% to 17.2%.

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