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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Lee County, 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 Lee County, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 5,008   (2.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 4,253   (2.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 7,489   (4.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 16,339   (9.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 20,147   (11.4%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 27,848   (15.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 27,912   (15.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 20,904   (11.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 9,727   (5.5%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10,854   (6.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 4,043   (2.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1,833   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 9,777   (5.5%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 10,115   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Lee County, Florida)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 7,523

1 vehicle available : 53,155

2 vehicles available : 5,973

3 vehicles available : 966

4 or more vehicles available : 243

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,621

1 vehicle available : 42,223

2 vehicles available : 53,124

3 vehicles available : 6,211

4 or more vehicles available : 1,172

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,095

1 vehicle available : 7,737

2 vehicles available : 12,513

3 vehicles available : 5,927

4 or more vehicles available : 1,354

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,555

1 vehicle available : 8,748

2 vehicles available : 18,650

3 vehicles available : 7,278

4 or more vehicles available : 3,133


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Lee County, Florida)

1-person household:

No workers : 41,295

1 worker : 26,565

2-person household:

No workers : 50,579

1 worker : 31,175

2 workers : 23,597

3-person household:

No workers : 3,972

1 worker : 11,554

2 workers : 10,583

3 workers : 2,517

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 3,329

1 worker : 13,675

2 workers : 16,507

3 or more workers : 5,853


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Lee County, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 192,668

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 20,590

In 3-person carpool : 4,083

In 4-person carpool : 1,548

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 878

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 436

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2,753

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 53

Subway or elevated : 59

Railroad : 39

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 96

Motorcycle : 885

Bicycle : 1,780

Walked : 2,389

Other means : 5,281

Worked at home : 14,012


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Lee County, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 4,863

5 to 9 minutes : 14,663

10 to 14 minutes : 28,394

15 to 19 minutes : 35,800

20 to 24 minutes : 33,880

25 to 29 minutes : 14,447

30 to 34 minutes : 44,162

35 to 39 minutes : 8,131

40 to 44 minutes : 9,344

45 to 59 minutes : 22,013

60 to 89 minutes : 11,522

90 or more minutes : 6,319


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Lee County, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 24,849  (24.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 16,963  (17.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 19,597  (19.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 1,276  (1.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 24,137  (24.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 27,611  (31.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 17,537  (20.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 35,855  (41.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 251  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 968  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Lee County, Florida

Bus Station(s)


    6050 Plaza Drive
    Fort Myers Travel Plaza
    Fort Myers, Florida 33906

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Lee County, Florida

Employed: 274,933
Unemployed: 8,082



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Lee County, Florida

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 2.8%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.9%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 4.4%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 26.7%
  • Other: 64.2%



Water Usage In Lee County, Florida

Ground Water

 
Fresh 120.34 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 120.34 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 39.77 Mgal/d
Saline 492.27 Mgal/d

Total 532.04 Mgal/d





There are 1,007 Farms In Lee County, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Lee County, Florida

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 34 Branches


    Bank Assets: $48.8b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Bank Of America, National Association - 28 Branches


    Bank Assets: $40.7b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Suntrust Bank - 24 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 20 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.6b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Fifth Third Bank - 18 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.3b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,348

Regions Bank - 11 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 11 Branches


    Bank Assets: $22b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Iberiabank - 10 Branches


    Bank Assets: $152.4m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 183

Capital Bank, National Association - 8 Branches


    Bank Assets: $53m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 167

C1 Bank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $10.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 29

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Lee County, Florida

  • Page Field


    (about 1.5 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: FMY)

  • Southwest Florida International


    (about 7.3 miles in Fort Myers, Florida; Airport Code: RSW)

  • Punta Gorda Airport


    (about 23.6 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Charlotte County


    (about 23.6 miles in Punta Gorda, Florida; Airport Code: PGD)

  • Immokalee Regional


    (about 29.9 miles in Ave Maria, Florida; Airport Code: IMM)

  • Naples Municipal


    (about 31.4 miles in Naples, Florida; Airport Code: APF)

  • Marco Island Airport


    (about 43.3 miles in Marco Island, Florida; Airport Code: MRK)

  • Venice Municipal


    (about 48.9 miles in Venice, Florida; Airport Code: VNC)

  • Airglades


    (about 49.9 miles in Lake Harbor, Florida; Airport Code: FL6)

  • Sebring Regional


    (about 66.4 miles in Sebring, Florida; Airport Code: SEF)

  • Sarasota/Bradenton Airport


    (about 69.9 miles in Tallevast, Florida; Airport Code: SRQ)

  • Sarasota/Bradenton International


    (about 69.9 miles in Tallevast, Florida; Airport Code: SRQ)

  • Avon Park Executive


    (about 71.1 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Avon Park Municipal


    (about 71.2 miles in Avon Park, Florida; Airport Code: AVO)

  • Okeechobee County


    (about 76.6 miles in Okeechobee, Florida; Airport Code: OBE)

  • Dade-Collier


    (about 77.9 miles in Jerome, Florida; Airport Code: TNT)

  • Dade-Collier Training and Transition


    (about 78.0 miles in Jerome, Florida; Airport Code: TNT)

  • Bartow Municipal


    (about 92.7 miles in Eloise, Florida; Airport Code: BOW)

  • Albert Whitted


    (about 93.6 miles in Saint Petersburg, Florida; Airport Code: SPG)

  • Macdill AFB


    (about 95.6 miles in Macdill Afb, Florida; Airport Code: MCF)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Lee County, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

78.67%

Carpooled

13.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.65%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.01%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.01%

Ferryboat

0.02%

Taxicab

0.07%

Motorcycle

0.22%

Bicycle

0.76%

Walked

1.48%

Other Means

0.90%

Worked At Home

3.47%



(updated 2010)





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