Fort Myers, Florida 

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Population

73,712

+18.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$37,360

Median Home Price

$215,400

Best Places to Live in Fort Myers, Florida

Mid-sized-city complex - Gulf coast, 130 miles south of Tampa–St. Petersburg
Pros
-Attractive downtown
-Baseball spring training
-Winter climate
Cons
-Tourist impact
-Hurricane risk
-Arts & culture

Local Listings in Fort, Myers, FL
 $194,990 
2979 Apple Blossom Dr # WKC1ID
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1541 SqFt
 $194,990 
2979 Apple Blossom Dr # WKC1ID
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1541 SqFt
 $244,990 
6417 Estero Bay Dr # AG9C13
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1310 SqFt
 $225,990 
2979 Apple Blossom Dr # GD1A3D
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 | 1641 SqFt

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Lee County
Metro Area: Cape Coral-Fort Myers Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Fort Myers
Zip Codes: 33905 33916 33901 33966
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Myers is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Myers jobs have increased by 1.88%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Myers's cost of living is 5.20% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fort Myers's Cost of Living

VOTING
Lee county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fort Myers's population is 73,712 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 18.20%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Myers is $215,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.54%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Fort Myers

SCHOOLS
Fort Myers 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 Fort Myers. More Education


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Housing Market in Fort Myers

It's a good time to buy in Fort Myers. Home Appreciation is up 2.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Fort Myers Real Estate or Find top agents in Fort Myers

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Reviews for Fort Myers   50 Reviews
Why I love my Fort Myers, FL home (from Northeast) - 3/17/2017
The beaches, tropical climate, nature, active outdoor "island" lifestyle are main reasons we moved here, but the people are what keep us here and make it home. The... Read More

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Fort Myers- a perspective from a teen to nearly re - 8/15/2015
I have lived in Fort Myers 36 years. We came here when I was in high school. It has changed so much- from a small town with little shopping or transportation to a... Read More

Thomas A. Edison said it Best - 3/9/2015
He said, "There is only one Ft. Myers and 90 million people are going to find it out." The population of the U.S. was 90 million at the time. I ask could a man of... Read More


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33905 33916 33901 33966

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NEW LISTINGS IN FORT MYERS FL
$194,990
2979 Apple Blossom Dr # WKC1ID
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$244,990
6417 Estero Bay Dr # AG9C13
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$225,990
2979 Apple Blossom Dr # GD1A3D
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$228,900
10412 Santiva Way # TS7CLE
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$241,990
16504 Windsor Way # RBWA3K
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

$189,990
2979 Apple Blossom Dr # BZ59FP
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0 |

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