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Fort Myers Beach is a town in Lee County, in the Cape Coral-Fort Myers metro area.

The latitude of Fort Myers Beach is 26.451N. The longitude is -81.948W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,768.


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Median household income
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$48,045
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fort Myers Beach demographic reports
Fort Myers Beach is a barrier island, separated from the mainland by Matanzas Pass
Developed as a fishing center and resort
Local foods: fresh shrimp
Nearby parks & recreation: Lovers Key / Carl E. Johnson State Recreation Area
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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19% of Fort Myers Beach residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fort Myers Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fort Myers Beach was $34,703, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Fort Myers Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Fort Myers Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $642.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,371.


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Libraries in Fort Myers Beach include Fort Myers Beach Public Library ... View libraries

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Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fort Myers Beach political report.

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The average commute time for Fort Myers Beach workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Fort Myers Beach include Bay to Beach Resort, Best Western Beach Resort, Caribbean Beach, Carousel Inn on the Beach, Days Inn Island Beach Resort, Diamond Head Beach Resort, Gulfview Manor, GullWing Beach Resort, Holiday Inn Fort Myers, Lani Kai Beachfront ... More hotels.

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