Ft. Myers Shores, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,375 housing units in Ft. Myers Shores. This represents a 8.2% growth from 2,194 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,375 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Myers Shores is about 81.2%. Ft. Myers Shores's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.5%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Myers Shores were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1%
One Bedroom6%
Two Bedrooms28.40%
Three Bedrooms57.60%
Four Bedrooms6.80%
Five Bedrooms or more0.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.56
Median year structure was built1976
Median Value of occupied units$79,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$84,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.02
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$99

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage12.70%
Home Equity Loan9.40%
Simple Mortgage52.20%
Debt Free25.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.2%