Sanibel, Florida 

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Population

7,236

32% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.6%

Median Income

$97,788

Avg. Home Price

$727,600

Best Places to Live in Sanibel, 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 Sanibel, FL
 $765,000 
743 Windlass Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1527 SqFt
 $765,000 
743 Windlass Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1527 SqFt
 $875,000 
1225 Seagrape Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2016 SqFt
 $979,500 
4787 Rue Helene
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 | 2950 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
City: Sanibel
Zip Codes: 33957
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Sanibel is 4.6% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sanibel jobs have increased by 3.95%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Sanibel's cost of living is 91.30% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Sanibel's Cost of Living

POPULATION
Sanibel's population is 7,236 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.33%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Sanibel is $727,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -2.17%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Sanibel

SCHOOLS
Sanibel 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 Sanibel. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Sanibel

It's not a good time to buy in Sanibel. Home Appreciation is down -2.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Sanibel Real Estate or Find top agents in Sanibel

The median home price in Sanibel is $727,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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ZIP CODES IN SANIBEL, FLORIDA
33957

NEW LISTINGS IN SANIBEL FL
$779,000
1217 Par View Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0

$765,000
743 Windlass Way
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$839,000
1223 Par View Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$898,000
9224 Dimmick Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

$899,000
1050 White Ibis Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4.0

$679,000
1284 Par View Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0

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