Fort Myers Real Estate Market Overview
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Location and Weather
Fort Myers sits in the center of Lee County on the southern Florida Gulf Coast, and is most popular amongst tourists and retirees for its beaches, wholesome family attractions and out-door recreation. Fort Myers also offers 115 sq. miles of residential opportunity along canals and waterfronts.
This calm and serene city has a tropical climate, with warm water beaches and primarily clear skies year-round. The warmest month in Fort Myers is July, with a high temperature of 92 degrees.
Population, Job Market and Cost of Living
Fort Myers has a population of 101,725, with a growth rate of 5.03% annually. The job market has increased by 1.9% over the last year. In ten years, job growth is predicted to be 44.0%. In 2020 Fort Myers was nominated as the Fastest Growing City for its size in America, ranking #1 in the jobs and economy category by Wallethub. Some of the larger and higher paying industries in this city are retail trade, health care, social assistance, construction, professional, scientific and technical services.
Fort Myers is considered a more affordable city when compared to Florida’s average cost of living, despite its progressive nature.