Fort Myers, Florida 

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Economy in Fort Myers, Florida

Fort Myers has an unemployment rate of 3.7%. The US average is 3.9%.

Fort Myers has seen the job market increase by 1.9% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 44.0%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Fort Myers
- The Sales Tax Rate for Fort Myers is 6.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Fort Myers is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

Income and Salaries for Fort Myers
- The average income of a Fort Myers resident is $23,096 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Fort Myers resident is $37,360 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYFort Myers, FloridaUnited States
  3.8%3.7%
  1.9%1.6%
  44.0%33.5%
  6.5%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $26,415$31,177
  $41,591$57,652
  $53,255$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  1.5%1.3%
  0.0%0.6%
  8.1%6.2%
  3.6%10.4%
  2.2%2.7%
  15.9%11.6%
  2.8%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.2%2.1%
  3.2%4.7%
  3.8%1.9%
  4.7%6.7%
  0.0%0.1%
  7.3%4.3%
  7.9%9.3%
  14.8%13.8%
  3.5%2.2%
  10.9%7.4%
  4.0%4.9%
  2.9%4.8%
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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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    ZIP CODES IN FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
    33905 33916 33901 33966

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