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-Attractive downtown
-Baseball spring training
-Winter climate


-Tourist impact
-Hurricane risk
-Arts & culture

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.


Mid-sized-city complex - Gulf coast, 130 miles south of Tampa–St. Petersburg See Local Real Estate
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City: Sanibel
Zip Codes: 33957
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 31 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Sanibel

    The unemployment rate in Sanibel is 4.60 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sanibel jobs have Increased by 3.95 percent. Learn more...
    Compared to the rest of the country, Sanibel's cost of living is 90.00% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Sanibel's Cost of Living
    Sanibel's population is 7,236 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.33 percent. Learn more...
    Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    The median home cost in Sanibel is $711,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -6.90%. Check out the homes in the area.
    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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