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RTV 4506 Telecommunication Research (Gary Corbitt): Fort Myers Census Data

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Fort Myers Census Quick Facts

Fort Myers census data

Fort Myers Census Quick Facts

People QuickFacts Fort Myers Florida
Population, 2010 62,298 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 29.2% 17.6%
Population, 2000 48,208 15,982,378
Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 7.3% 5.7%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 22.7% 21.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 14.4% 17.3%
Female persons, percent, 2010 49.9% 51.1%
White persons, percent, 2010 (a) 54.6% 75.0%
Black persons, percent, 2010 (a) 32.3% 16.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 (a) 0.6% 0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 (a) 1.6% 2.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 (a) 0.1% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 2.8% 2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 (b) 20.0% 22.5%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2010 44.6% 57.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2005-2009 73.9% 82.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2005-2009 19.8% 18.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009 26.6% 25.8%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 76.5% 84.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005-2009 21.6% 25.6%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005-2009 24.4 25.8
Housing units, 2010 35,138 8,989,580
Homeownership rate, 2005-2009 44.6% 69.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005-2009 55.3% 30.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005-2009 $184,700 $211,300
Households, 2005-2009 25,646 7,076,539
Persons per household, 2005-2009 2.33 2.52
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009 $23,447 $26,503
Median household income 2005-2009 $37,476 $47,450
People of all ages in poverty - percent, 2005-2009 20.6% 13.2%
Business QuickFacts Fort Myers Florida
Total number of firms, 2007 9,939 2,009,589
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.2% 9.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 4.4% 3.2%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2007 F 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 10.8% 22.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 28.2% 28.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 367,827 104,832,907
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,049,482 221,641,518
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 2,577,740 262,341,127
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $40,829 $14,353
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 260,086 41,922,059
Geography QuickFacts Fort Myers Florida
Land area in square miles, 2010 39.96 53,624.76
Persons per square mile, 2010 1,559.1 350.6
FIPS Code 24125 12
Counties Lee County
(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms
Source: US Census Bureau State & County QuickFacts

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