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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataFlorida

Economic Statistics

Fort Myers, Florida,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over36,746100.0
In labor force21,82659.4
Civilian labor force
21,81959.4
Employed
20,47055.7
Unemployed
1,3493.7
Percent of civilian labor force
6.2(X)
Armed Forces
70.0
Not in labor force14,92040.6
Females 16 years and over18,808100.0
In labor force10,47555.7
Civilian labor force
10,47555.7
Employed
9,77652.0
Own children under 6 years4,087100.0
All parents in family in labor force2,81068.8
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over20,079100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone13,88169.1
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled4,19920.9
Public transportation (including taxicab)4632.3
Walked6813.4
Other means5022.5
Worked at home3531.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)23.0(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over20,470100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations5,23725.6
Service occupations4,78223.4
Sales and office occupations5,62527.5
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations2201.1
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations2,60412.7
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations2,0029.8
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining1961.0
Construction2,31811.3
Manufacturing9084.4
Wholesale trade5912.9
Retail trade3,18915.6
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities5342.6
Information7323.6
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing1,1745.7
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services2,45612.0
Educational, health and social services3,87918.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services2,65713.0
Other services (except public administration)1,0185.0
Public administration8184.0
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers17,21184.1
Government workers2,33811.4
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8934.4
Unpaid family workers280.1
INCOME IN 1999
Households19,139100.0
Less than $10,0003,07916.1
$10,000 to $14,9991,6118.4
$15,000 to $24,9993,57918.7
$25,000 to $34,9993,24216.9
$35,000 to $49,9993,07616.1
$50,000 to $74,9992,22211.6
$75,000 to $99,9991,0635.6
$100,000 to $149,9997483.9
$150,000 to $199,9991690.9
$200,000 or more3501.8
Median household income (dollars)28,514(X)
With earnings14,41875.3
Mean earnings (dollars)
42,143(X)
With Social Security income5,27627.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,241(X)
With Supplemental Security Income1,1636.1
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
6,650(X)
With public assistance income9354.9
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
2,391(X)
With retirement income2,70214.1
Mean retirement income (dollars)
16,567(X)
Families10,854100.0
Less than $10,0001,38812.8
$10,000 to $14,9997236.7
$15,000 to $24,9991,82316.8
$25,000 to $34,9991,89617.5
$35,000 to $49,9991,75016.1
$50,000 to $74,9991,46013.5
$75,000 to $99,9998607.9
$100,000 to $149,9995415.0
$150,000 to $199,9991321.2
$200,000 or more2812.6
Median family income (dollars)32,477(X)
Per capita income (dollars)17,312(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers26,292(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers20,529(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families1,970(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)18.1
With related children under 18 years1,642(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)26.3
With related children under 5 years
875(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)31.1
Families with female householder, no husband present1,395(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)39.5
With related children under 18 years1,263(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)46.2
With related children under 5 years
662(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)53.6
Individuals9,934(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)21.8
18 years and over5,936(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)17.7
65 years and over
828(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)13.6
Related children under 18 years3,876(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)32.3
Related children 5 to 17 years
2,562(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)30.8
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over3,096(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)25.6
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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