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Demographics Analysis

The people of Sanibel City, Florida give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 41

5 to 9 years : 49

10 to 14 years : 116

15 to 17 years : 43

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 4

30 to 34 years : 9

35 to 39 years : 57

40 to 44 years : 50

45 to 49 years : 79

50 to 54 years : 161

55 to 59 years : 318

60 and 61 years : 172

62 to 64 years : 253

65 and 66 years : 132

67 to 69 years : 185

70 to 74 years : 360

75 to 79 years : 384

80 to 84 years : 245

85 years and over : 83

Female:

Under 5 years : 11

5 to 9 years : 72

10 to 14 years : 47

15 to 17 years : 57

18 and 19 years : 9

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 16

25 to 29 years : 9

30 to 34 years : 10

35 to 39 years : 41

40 to 44 years : 128

45 to 49 years : 186

50 to 54 years : 212

55 to 59 years : 454

60 and 61 years : 184

62 to 64 years : 219

65 and 66 years : 110

67 to 69 years : 216

70 to 74 years : 337

75 to 79 years : 364

80 to 84 years : 169

85 years and over : 134


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,302

Multiple ancestry : 1,988

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 55

Ancestry not reported : 381


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Sanibel City, Florida)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 5,350

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 36

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 226

Not a U.S. citizen : 114


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 52

5 to 17 years : 384

18 to 24 years : 25

25 to 34 years : 32

35 to 44 years : 276

45 to 54 years : 638

55 to 59 years : 772

60 and 61 years : 356

62 to 64 years : 472

65 to 74 years : 1,340

75 years and over : 1,379

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 23

5 to 17 years : 130

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 40

45 to 54 years : 30

55 to 59 years : 9

60 and 61 years : 10

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 9

75 years and over : 17

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 254

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 22

35 to 44 years : 226

45 to 54 years : 526

55 to 59 years : 743

60 and 61 years : 310

62 to 64 years : 450

65 to 74 years : 1,252

75 years and over : 1,245

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 8

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 15

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 82

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 22

65 to 74 years : 79

75 years and over : 102


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 119

Female : 165

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,486

Female : 2,580

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 28

Female : 8

Foreign born:

Male : 108

Female : 232


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 252

Born in other state in the United States : 5,051

Native: born outside the United States : 36

Foreign born : 332


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 79

Now married, except separated : 78

Divorced : 0

Separated : 25

Widowed : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 219

Now married, except separated : 3,693

Divorced : 413

Separated : 54

Widowed : 453

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 13

Divorced : 8

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 265

Divorced : 45

Separated : 30

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Speak only English : 5,467

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 38

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 35

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 5

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 31

Speak English less than "very well" : 15

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 15

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 10

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Persian:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Sanibel City, Florida

  • German: 1,283   (18.0%)
  • English: 1,279   (18.0%)
  • Irish: 916   (12.9%)
  • Italian: 480   (6.7%)
  • United States Or American: 409   (5.7%)
  • Other Groups: 324   (4.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 289   (4.1%)
  • Scottish: 224   (3.1%)
  • Polish: 219   (3.1%)
  • Scotch-irish: 202   (2.8%)
  • Swedish: 181   (2.5%)
  • Norwegian: 169   (2.4%)
  • Dutch: 157   (2.2%)
  • Russian: 120   (1.7%)
  • Lithuanian: 110   (1.5%)
  • Welsh: 105   (1.5%)
  • Hungarian: 83   (1.2%)
  • British: 72   (1.0%)
  • Danish: 59   (0.8%)
  • French Canadian: 57   (0.8%)
  • Swiss: 39   (0.5%)
  • Czech: 39   (0.5%)
  • Austrian: 32   (0.4%)
  • European: 32   (0.4%)
  • Canadian: 29   (0.4%)
  • Greek: 27   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 23   (0.3%)
  • Romanian: 23   (0.3%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 18   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 18   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 16   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 13   (0.2%)
  • Belgian: 12   (0.2%)
  • Armenian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 7   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Alsatian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Iranian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Bulgarian: 6   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Sanibel City, Florida is 5,726



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Sanibel City, Florida: 2,741
Female Population in Sanibel City, Florida: 2,985


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Sanibel City, Florida: 65.3
Median Female Resident Age in Sanibel City, Florida: 63.7


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Sanibel City, Florida


White


Both sexes

65.2

Male

66.2

Female

64.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

49.0

Male

53.5

Female

47.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

43.5

Male

36.5

Female

55.5

Asian


Both sexes

47.5

Male

58.5

Female

42.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

59.5

Male

0.0

Female

59.5

Other


Both sexes

39.8

Male

39.5

Female

48.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

33.5

Male

32.0

Female

33.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.5

Male

45.5

Female

42.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

65.4

Male

66.4

Female

64.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Sanibel City, Florida


  • White: 5,671
  • African American: 13
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 8
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 15
  • Two or More Races: 19



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Sanibel City, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Sanibel City, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 10   (0.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 8   (0.32%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 6   (0.24%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 6   (0.24%)
  • 11th Grade: 20   (0.79%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 52   (2.06%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 250   (9.92%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 101   (4.01%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 321   (12.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 128   (5.08%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 842   (33.41%)
  • Master's Degree: 391   (15.52%)
  • Professional School Degree: 298   (11.83%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 87   (3.45%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 7   (0.25%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 8   (0.29%)
  • 9th Grade: 17   (0.61%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (0.5%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (0.75%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 42   (1.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 411   (14.7%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 210   (7.51%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 532   (19.03%)
  • Associate Degree: 233   (8.33%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 897   (32.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 355   (12.7%)
  • Professional School Degree: 36   (1.29%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 13   (0.46%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Sanibel City, Florida

  • The Sanibel School


    ( Grades: K-8, Location: 3840 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, FL 33957, Phone: (239) 472-1617, Students: 397 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Sanibel City, Florida

  • Sanibel Public Library


    770 Dunlop Road, Sanibel, FL 33957

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Sanibel City, Florida


  • Shell Museum And Educational Foundation Inc


    Po Box 1580, Sanibel, FL 33957

  • The Sanibel Historical Museum And Village Inc


    Po Box 413, Sanibel, FL 33957

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Sanibel City, Florida affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Sanibel City, Florida.

Area Features of Sanibel City, Florida


Airport


(1) Bowmans Beach Helistop   (2) James Cipriani Heliport  

Bar


(1) Sanibel Rocks  

Bay


(1) Halloway Bayou   (2) Kesson Bayou   (3) Sanibel Bayous   (4) Tarpon Bay  

Beach


(1) Dixie Beach  

Building


(1) Lee County Emergency Medical Services   (2) Sanibel Fire And Rescue District Station 1   (3) Sanibel Fire And Rescue District Station 2   (4) Sanibel Police Department  

Cape


(1) Green Point   (2) Knapps Point   (3) Long Point   (4) Saint James Point   (5) Woodrings Point  

Cemetery


(1) Sanibel Cemetery  

Census


(1) Captiva Census Designated Place  

Channel


(1) Blind Pass   (2) Long Cutoff   (3) Shallow Cutoff   (4) Short Cutoff   (5) Wulfert Channel  

Church


(1) First Baptist Church Sanibel   (2) Sanibel Community Church   (3) Sanibel Congregational United Church Of Christ   (4) Tropic Isles Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Sanibel  

Gut


(1) Coral Creek Inlet   (2) Shallow Mouth  

Island


(1) Albright Key   (2) Picnic Island   (3) Runyan Key   (4) Sanibel Island   (5) Silver Key   (6) Sister Keys   (7) Wulfert Keys   (8) York Island  

Lake


(1) Clam Bayou   (2) Dinken Bayou   (3) Hardworking Bayou   (4) Ladyfinger Lake   (5) Old Blind Pass   (6) Sanibel Bayou  

Locale


(1) Baileys Center   (2) Bigelow Shopping Center   (3) Golden Gate Shopping Center   (4) Periwinkle Place Shopping Center   (5) Plaza Central   (6) Santa Barbara Square Shopping Center   (7) Tahitian Garden Shopping Center  

Park


(1) J N Darling National Wildlife Refuge  

Populated Place


(1) Sanibel   (2) Wulfert   (3) Ybel  

Reserve


(1) J N Ding Darling Wilderness  

School


(1) Sanibel School  

Stream


(1) Mcintyre Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Sanibel City, Florida

33957 (pop. 6,104)


Cities Nearby Sanibel City, Florida

Sanibel Island Ccd, FL  (pop. 5,865) 2.9 Miles
St. James City Cdp, FL  (pop. 3,780) 6.7 Miles
Punta Rassa Cdp, FL  (pop. 1,655) 7.0 Miles
Captiva Cdp, FL  (pop. 139) 8.7 Miles
Iona Cdp, FL  (pop. 13,905) 9.0 Miles
Fort Myers Beach Town, FL  (pop. 6,470) 9.6 Miles
Estero Island Ccd, FL  (pop. 8,694) 10.5 Miles
Harlem Heights Cdp, FL  (pop. 1,207) 10.8 Miles
Pine Island Ccd, FL  (pop. 8,643) 12.5 Miles
Cypress Lake Cdp, FL  (pop. 11,646) 13.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Sanibel City, Florida

239



Elevation in Sanibel City, Florida is 16.0 ft. (5.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Sanibel City, Florida

Lat: 26.439608 N        Long: -82.080456 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Sanibel City, Florida need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Florida

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
  Total Electric Industry 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
  Total Electric Industry 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Sanibel City, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.5%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 11   (0.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 20   (1.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 45   (2.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 55   (3.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 181   (10.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 279   (15.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 269   (15.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 182   (10.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 356   (20.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 124   (7.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 23   (1.3%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 91   (5.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 109   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 1,008

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 79

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 33

Bicycle : 13

Walked : 82

Other means : 47

Worked at home : 276


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 114

5 to 9 minutes : 310

10 to 14 minutes : 244

15 to 19 minutes : 98

20 to 24 minutes : 184

25 to 29 minutes : 80

30 to 34 minutes : 116

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 28

45 to 59 minutes : 46

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 42


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sanibel City, Florida)

With Social Security income : 1,778

No Social Security income : 1,250


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Sanibel City, Florida)

With retirement income : 1,021

No retirement income : 2,007


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 34

$10,000 to $14,999 : 50

$15,000 to $19,999 : 10

$20,000 to $24,999 : 46

$25,000 to $29,999 : 75

$30,000 to $34,999 : 45

$35,000 to $39,999 : 98

$40,000 to $44,999 : 31

$45,000 to $49,999 : 85

$50,000 to $59,999 : 123

$60,000 to $74,999 : 109

$75,000 to $99,999 : 255

$100,000 to $124,999 : 284

$125,000 to $149,999 : 133

$150,000 to $199,999 : 199

$200,000 or more : 504


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $105,781


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Sanibel City, Florida

  • NEW (1100 AM; 50.0 kW; Lehigh Acres, FL; Owner: Hill & Glover Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 50.0 kW; Cape Coral, FL; Owner: Fort Myers Broadcasting Company)
  • WINK (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Meridian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5.0 kW; Naples, FL; Owner: Meridian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WCRM (1350 AM; 2.0 kW; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Manna Christian Missions, Inc.)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5.0 kW; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Starboard Media Foundation, Inc.)
  • WWCL (1440 AM; 5.0 kW; Lehigh Acres, FL; Owner: Latino Media Corporation)
  • WNPL (1460 AM; 7.0 kW; Naples, FL; Owner: Fort Myers Broadcasting Company)
  • WAFC (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Saint James City, FL; Owner: Glades Media Company Llp)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10.0 kW; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Wjpt License Limited Partnership)

FM Radio Stations Near Sanibel City, Florida

  • WAVV (101.1 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Alpine Broadcasting Corp., Inc.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corporation Of Nevada)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corporation Of Nevada)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; Fort Myers Beach, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corp. Of Nevada)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Wxkb License Limited Partnership)
  • WSGL (104.7 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corporation Of Nevada)
  • WBTT (105.5 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WJPT (106.3 FM; Fort Myers Beach, FL; Owner: Wjpt License Limited Partnership)
  • WCKT (107.1 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Way-fm Media Group. Inc.)
  • WSRX (89.5 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Shadowlawn Association, Inc.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; Bonita Springs, FL; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Airwaves For Jesus, Inc.)
  • WMKO (91.7 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Board Of Trustees, Florida Gulf Coast University)
  • WUSV (92.5 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Meridian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WTLT (93.7 FM; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Meridian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WTLT (93.7 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Meridian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; Bonita Springs, FL; Owner: Meridian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Clear Channel Broadcasting Licenses, Inc.)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Wrxk License Limited Partnership)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; Fort Myers Beach, FL; Owner: Fort Myers Broadcasting Company)
  • WDEO-FM (98.5 FM; Fort Myers, FL; Owner: Ave Maria University, Inc.)
  • WGUF (98.9 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corp. Of Nevada)
  • WGUF (98.9 FM; Naples, FL; Owner: Renda Broadcasting Corp. Of Nevada)
  • WJBX (99.3 FM; Fort Myers Beach, FL; Owner: Wjbx License Limited Partnership)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Sanibel City, Florida

  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; Naples, FL; Owner: Montclair Communications, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Sanibel City, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 564  (48.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 152  (13.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 244  (21.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 90  (7.7%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 351  (39.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 135  (15.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 363  (40.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 16  (1.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 7 Farms In Sanibel City, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Sanibel City, Florida

Sanibel Captiva Community Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $509.2k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Suntrust Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $178.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Edison National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $248.5k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 4

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Sanibel City, Florida

  • Page Field


    (about 16.9 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: FMY)

  • Southwest Florida International


    (about 21.2 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: RSW)

  • Naples Municipal


    (about 27.4 miles in Naples, Florida; Airport Code: APF)

  • Punta Gorda Airport


    (about 33.6 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Charlotte County


    (about 33.6 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Marco Island Airport


    (about 39.8 miles in Marco Island, Florida; Airport Code: MRK)

  • Immokalee Regional


    (about 42.0 miles in Ave Maria, Florida; Airport Code: IMM)

  • Venice Municipal


    (about 49.0 miles in Venice, Florida; Airport Code: VNC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Sanibel City, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

67.20%

Carpooled

10.82%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.40%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.30%

Bicycle

3.18%

Walked

3.72%

Other Means

1.39%

Worked At Home

13.00%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Sanibel City, Florida, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,992

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 0

Female householder, no husband present : 89

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 792

Householder not living alone : 155


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 20

Male householder and female partner : 10

Female householder and female partner : 18

Female householder and male partner : 53

All other households : 2,927


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,888

Renter-occupied housing units : 104

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 41

Renter-occupied housing units : 48

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 782

Renter-occupied housing units : 165


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 76

$10,000 to $14,999 : 115

$15,000 to $19,999 : 67

$20,000 to $24,999 : 119

$25,000 to $29,999 : 106

$30,000 to $34,999 : 79

$35,000 to $39,999 : 128

$40,000 to $44,999 : 57

$45,000 to $49,999 : 97

$50,000 to $59,999 : 191

$60,000 to $74,999 : 230

$75,000 to $99,999 : 334

$100,000 to $124,999 : 346

$125,000 to $149,999 : 159

$150,000 to $199,999 : 329

$200,000 or more : 595


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Total : 7,423


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Occupied : 3,028

Vacant : 4,395


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 181

Built 2000 to 2004 : 432

Built 1990 to 1999 : 841

Built 1980 to 1989 : 2,058

Built 1970 to 1979 : 3,273

Built 1960 to 1969 : 413

Built 1950 to 1959 : 132

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 93


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Utility gas : 107

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 47

Electricity : 2,865

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 9

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 24

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 27

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $69,999 : 33

$70,000 to $79,999 : 25

$80,000 to $89,999 : 18

$90,000 to $99,999 : 19

$100,000 to $124,999 : 61

$125,000 to $149,999 : 59

$150,000 to $174,999 : 53

$175,000 to $199,999 : 27

$200,000 to $249,999 : 30

$250,000 to $299,999 : 9

$300,000 to $399,999 : 228

$400,000 to $499,999 : 217

$500,000 to $749,999 : 662

$750,000 to $999,999 : 597

$1,000,000 or more : 612


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 34

Home equity loan only : 259

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 733

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,685


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Sanibel City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : $881,800

Built 2000 to 2004 : $841,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $782,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $732,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $497,200

Built 1960 to 1969 : $742,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $374,100

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Sanibel City, Florida: 67.7%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Sanibel City, Florida

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Sanibel City, Florida

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 74 74 $23,619,230
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 12 $1,200,000
  Total

75 86 $24,819,230
2000        
  Single Family 100 100 $36,421,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

100 100 $36,421,400
2001        
  Single Family 107 107 $41,154,362
  Two Family 3 6 $888,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 12 $3,600,000
  Total

112 125 $45,642,362
2002        
  Single Family 47 47 $27,415,477
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

47 47 $27,415,477
2003        
  Single Family 40 40 $19,307,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

40 40 $19,307,400
2004        
  Single Family 49 49 $24,067,883
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

49 49 $24,067,883
2005        
  Single Family 23 23 $22,401,229
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $22,401,229


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Sanibel City, FL): $79,044
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Sanibel City): $380,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Sanibel City): $1,016
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Sanibel City, Florida

Utility Gas: 3.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.2%
Electricity: 93.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Sanibel City, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Sanibel City, Florida

Gulf Coast Village Home Health, Inc


     Address: 1333 Santa Barbara Boulevard, Cape Coral, Florida 33991
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Private
     Certified Date: 11/9/2004

Pharmacy Solutions, Inc


     Address: 2665 Cleveland Avenue Suite 204, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/6/2005

Innovative Senior Care Home Health Of Tampa Llc


     Address: 8695 College Pkwy Ste 275, Fort Myers, Florida 33919
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 4/17/2003

Bridges Home Health , Inc


     Address: 1955 Maravilla Avenue, Unit 1, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/13/2005

Omni Home Care


     Address: 38 Barkley Circle, Unit #1, Fort Myers, Florida 33907
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 5/24/2005

Hospitals Close To Sanibel City, Florida

Cape Coral Hospital


     Address: 636 Del Prado Blvd, Cape Coral, Florida 33990
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Southwest Florida Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2727 Winkler Avenue, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Gulf Coast Hospital


     Address: 13681 Doctors Way, Fort Myers, Florida 33912
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Lee Memorial Hospital


     Address: 2776 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Naples Community Hospital


     Address: 350 7th St N, Naples, Florida 34102
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Nursing Homes Close To Sanibel City, Florida

Rehab And Healthcare Center Of Cape Coral


     Address: 2629 Del Prado Blvd, Cape Coral, Florida 33904
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 115
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Coral Trace Health Care


     Address: 216 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, Florida 33991
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 108
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Gulf Coast Village Care Center


     Address: 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd, Cape Coral, Florida 33991
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 80
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Heritage Park Rehabilitation And Healthcare


     Address: 2826 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Ownership: For Profit - Individual
     Number of Residents: 103
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Calusa Harbour Health Center


     Address: 2525 East First Street, Fort Myers, Florida 33901
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 53
     Percent Occupied: 88%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Sanibel City, Florida

Name: Turkey Point
Address: PO Box 4332; Princeton, FL 33032
Distance: 123 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Sanibel City, Florida

    Retired Workers: 1,610
    Disabled Workers: 50
    Widowers Workers: 150
    Spouses Workers: 265
    Children Workers: 30


(updated 2007)



Lee County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 39.00%
  • Bush & Cheney 59.91%
  • Other 1.09%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Sanibel City, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Lee County, FL

10.96 % of Lee County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $69,420

Florida Average 8.71 %

0.13 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $43,581

Florida Average 0.22 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Lee County, FL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Collier County , FL 1.26 % ($50,198 AGI )
  • Miami Dade County , FL 0.89 % ($25,891 AGI )
  • Broward County , FL 0.42 % ($41,000 AGI )

Relocation away from Lee County, FL

6.90 % of Lee County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $48,833

Florida Average 7.73 %

0.07 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $41,800

Florida Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Lee County, FL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Collier County , FL 0.54 % ($72,511 AGI )
  • Charlotte County , FL 0.24 % ($49,369 AGI )
  • Hillsborough County , FL 0.18 % ($44,392 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Florida

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Florida

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Sanibel City, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Sanibel City, Florida

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
09/16/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
04/12/2004, 05:24 am 0 0 $25K --
03/27/2003, 12:50 pm 0 0 $4K --
08/06/2000, 12:55 pm 0 0 $10K --
09/25/1998, 01:30 pm 0 0 $25K --
07/20/1998, 03:15 pm 0 0 $25K --
02/17/1998, 09:40 am 0 0 $2K --
02/15/1998, 07:45 pm 0 0 $10K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Sanibel City, Florida

  • Category 4: CHARLEY - August 2004 - Wind Speed: 125 Knots
  • Category 4: ANDREW - August 1992 - Wind Speed: 115 Knots
  • Category 4: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 118 Knots *
  • Category 3: BETSY - Wind Speed: 110 Knots
  • Category 3: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 100 Knots *
  • Category 2: DENNIS - July 2005 - Wind Speed: 90 Knots
  • Category 2: GEORGES - September 1998 - Wind Speed: 90 Knots
  • Category 2: EASY - Wind Speed: 90 Knots
  • Category 2: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 88 Knots *
  • Category 1: ELENA - August 1985 - Wind Speed: 65 Knots
  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 73 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: ARLENE - June 2005 - Wind Speed: 55 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: GABRIELLE - September 2001 - Wind Speed: 48 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: HARVEY - September 1999 - Wind Speed: 50 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: MITCH - November 1998 - Wind Speed: 50 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: MARCO - October 1990 - Wind Speed: 50 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: BOB - July 1985 - Wind Speed: 40 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: ABBY - Wind Speed: 60 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: JUDITH - Wind Speed: 55 Knots
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 45 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Sanibel City, Florida



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Sanibel City, Florida directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Sanibel City, Florida

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 15
Assault 4 5 1 4 3 1 0 5 3 2 5 3 4
    per 100,000 64 79 16 65 48 16 0 90 54 36 76 45 59
Burglary 22 24 21 34 60 36 24 20 14 18 24 29 53
    per 100,000 354 378 336 550 962 583 415 358 250 326 366 433 776
Larceny Theft 111 94 107 122 57 60 73 81 94 89 88 76 148
    per 100,000 1,784 1,482 1,713 1,975 913 972 1,264 1,450 1,678 1,611 1,342 1,136 2,168
Vehicle Theft 2 3 5 6 5 3 2 4 3 1 3 6 4
    per 100,000 32 47 80 97 80 49 35 72 54 18 46 90 59
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
34 30 33 41 31 25 25 26 28 27 29 28 51
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
18 16 17 21 16 13 12 14 14 14 15 14 26


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



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