Cape Coral, Florida 

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+16.0% since 2020

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1.8 / 9.3

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Best Places to Live in Cape Coral, Florida

Cape Coral, Florida is a laid-back city located in the sunshine state. It's a great destination for those looking for some rest and relaxation, as well as plenty of outdoor activities. With its canals and rivers, visitors can enjoy fishing, boating, kayaking and more. In addition to outdoor recreation, there are also great shopping opportunities, delicious local cuisine and lively bars and clubs. Whether you're looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life or a fun adventure, Cape Coral has it all! Mid-sized-city complex - Gulf coast, 130 miles south of Tampa–St. Petersburg.
State: Florida
County: Lee County
Metro Area: Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metro Area
City: Cape Coral
Zip Codes: 33914 33990 33904 33909 33993 33991
Cost of Living: 4.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

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Cape Coral, Fl Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Attractive downtown
Baseball spring training
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What Bert Has To Say About Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metro Area

Fort Myers, on the southern Florida Gulf Coast, is a quiet city famous for its palm-tree lined streets. Not a typical beach town, it nonetheless maintains a tropical flavor, attracts some tourists, and is home to several baseball spring-training camps. It is also home to a large number of retirees. Offshore islands Sanibel and Captiva are more touristy, although both are restrained in development compared to other areas in the state. Cape Coral, just to the southwest, is a relatively large and new planned community even more popular with retirees, 115 square miles in all, located along canals and the waterfront. Although Fort Myers is better known, Cape Coral is actually the larger community.


The unemployment rate in Cape Coral is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Cape Coral jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Cape Coral's cost of living is 4.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Cape Coral's Cost of Living

December, March and February are the most pleasant months in Cape Coral, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Lee county remained very strongly Republican, 59.1% to 39.9%. More Voting Stats

Cape Coral's population is 193,003 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 16.0%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 27.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Cape Coral is Real Estate: $377,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.5%.

Cape Coral public schools spend $9,794 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.8 students per teacher in Cape Coral. More Education

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Housing Market in Cape Coral

It's a good time to buy in Cape Coral. Home Appreciation is up 20.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Cape Coral is $377,400.
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Reviews for Cape Coral   47 Reviews
Great place to live - 2/19/2018
I moved to the area from Bradenton/Sarasota area. Lived here since 2003. My youngest has been in day care all the way to a sophomore in high school now. Schools are... Read More

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Cape Coral - 10/26/2015
Growing community with lots of land. ... Read More

about moving to Florida - 10/28/2013
I love Florida but will move to Houston to be closer to grandchildren. Try Cape Coral since many German people move here. My home which is a Gulf access water home is... Read More

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