Cape Coral, FL Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Cape Coral?

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There are 198,912 residents in Cape Coral, with a median age of 48.2. Of this, 50.07% are males and 49.93% are females. US-born citizens make up 80.06% of the resident pool in Cape Coral, while non-US-born citizens account for 14.36%. Additionally, 5.58% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 172,265 people in Cape Coral currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 198,912 3.1%
Male Population 99,587 3.5%
Female Population 99,325 2.6%
Male population 50.07%
Female population 49.93%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 48.2 -0.2%
Citizen US Born 159,241 3.1%
Citizen not US Born 28,564 5.2%
Not Citizen 11,107 -3.2%
Citizen US Born 80.06%
Citizen not US Born 14.36%
Not Citizen 5.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,321 9.6%
Moved from Same County 11,280 -9.8%
Moved from Same State 2,540 19.7%
Moved from Different State 9,425 4.6%
Same House as Last Year 172,265 3.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.67%
Moved from Same County 5.73%
Moved from Same State 1.29%
Moved from Different State 4.79%
Same House as Last Year 87.52%

What are the employment statistics in Cape Coral?

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White-collar workers make up 77.96% of the working population in Cape Coral, while blue-collar employees account for 22.04%. There are also 13,116 entrepreneurs in Cape Coral (14.05% of the workforce); 63,338 workers employed in private companies (67.86%); and 10,952 people working in governmental institutions (11.73%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 72,762 3.3%
Blue Collar 20,570 3.4%
White Collar 77.96%
Blue Collar 22.04%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 13,116 -1.1%
Private Companies 63,338 3.1%
Governmental Workers 10,952 6.2%
Not for Profit Companies 5,926 10.1%
Self Employees 14.05%
Private Companies 67.86%
Governmental Workers 11.73%
Not for Profit Companies 6.35%

How many households are there in Cape Coral?

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There are a total of 76,882 households in Cape Coral, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 69.27% of these Cape Coral households, while non-family units account for the remaining 30.73%. Additionally, 24.08% of households have children and 75.92% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 76,882 3.4%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 53,259 3.9%
Non-family Households 23,623 2.3%
Family Households 69.27%
Non-family Households 30.73%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 18,510 3.9%
Households without Children 58,372 3.2%
Households with Children 24.08%
Households without Children 75.92%

What are the median and average incomes in Cape Coral?

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The average annual household income in Cape Coral is $91,771, while the median household income sits at $72,474 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $81,913, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $82,220. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $67,119 and $57,988, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $91,771 9.0%
Median Household Income $72,474 11.0%
People below Poverty Level 19,203 3.2%
People above Poverty Level 176,830 2.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Cape Coral?

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There are 93,318 housing units in Cape Coral, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1997. Of the 76,882 occupied housing units in Cape Coral, 77.44% are owner-occupied, while 22.56% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 64.33% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $299,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,422 per month in Cape Coral.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 93,318 2.9%
Median Year Built 1997 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 67 31.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 201 -11.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 715 -1.5%
Built between 1960 and 1969 4,333 3.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 10,562 -0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 19,057 -2.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 15,816 -1.2%
Built between 2000 and 2009 32,203 2.0%
Built between 2010 and 2019 9,616 25.9%
Built in 2020 or Later 748 780.0%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 76,882 3.4%
Owner Occupied 59,536 3.9%
Renter Occupied 17,346 1.6%
Owner Occupied 77.44%
Renter Occupied 22.56%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 38,300 4.2%
Without Mortgage 21,236 3.3%
Median Value with Mortgage $299,300 19.2%
Median Value without Mortgage $308,900 16.7%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,422 9.8%
With Mortgage 64.33%
Without Mortgage 35.67%

What is the level of education in Cape Coral?

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Approximately 41.85% of the population in Cape Coral holds a high school degree (that's 68,699 residents), while 22.77% have attained a college certificate (48,954 locals) and 15.4% have a bachelor's degree (25,275 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 3,789 2.2%
Some High School 68,699 1.0%
Some College 48,954 3.4%
Associate Degree 16,318 7.9%
Bachelor's Degree 25,275 7.2%
Graduate Degree 12,705 7.7%
No High School 2.31%
Some High School 41.85%
Some College 22.77%
Associate Degree 9.94%
Bachelor's Degree 15.4%
Graduate Degree 7.74%

What is the marital status of Cape Coral residents?

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A total of 42,087 people in Cape Coral have never been married (which represents 24.74% of the total population), while 92,532 of them are wedded (54.4%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 2,407 (1.42%) and 22,612 (13.29%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 42,087 4.5%
Married 92,532 2.6%
Separated 2,407 17.6%
Widowed 12,873 7.2%
Divorced 22,612 -0.8%
Never Married 24.74%
Married 54.4%
Separated 1.42%
Widowed 7.57%
Divorced 13.29%

What are the most common means of transportation in Cape Coral?

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The top three means of transportation people in Cape Coral use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 79,220 residents commute by car, 793 prefer going to work by walking and 173 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 79,220 2.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 173 41.8%
Railroad 32 N/A
Ferryboat 89 20.3%
Bicycle 101 -31.8%
Motorcycle 162 -11.5%
TaxiCab 12 -84.4%
Walk 793 4.6%

What is the median and average household income in Cape Coral by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
33903 22,430 11,482 $55,596.00 $70,175.00
33904 32,345 14,612 $62,177.00 $89,014.00
33909 36,172 12,681 $73,851.00 $83,050.00
33914 43,289 17,707 $72,662.00 $106,404.00
33990 34,275 13,125 $67,030.00 $82,416.00
33991 24,993 9,452 $76,996.00 $87,330.00
33993 30,572 10,411 $86,117.00 $100,944.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 33903 33904 33909 33914 33990 33991 33993

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