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Living in Fort Myers, FL

Fast Facts About Fort Myers, FL

Population: 83,505

Distance from: 

  • Cape Coral: 17min
  • Bonita Springs: 31min
  • Naples: 47min

Nearest airport:

Median income (2020): 

  • Individual: $32,233
  • Household: $48,848

County: Lee County

Type of location: City

Why is Fort Myers a Nice Place to Live?

Living in Fort Myers gives you complete access to the beautiful Florida Gulf Coast city. It is a great place to live due to its modest housing, fantastic weather, beach access, and incredible restaurants.

Fort Myers offers high-level quality public schools for elementary through high school students within the Lee County School District. Its philosophy articulates the rights and abilities of all students to learn and establishes a foundation for which all teachers work together to teach all students.

What is Fort Myers Known For?

Fort Myers is known as a shelling mecca. The beaches of Fort Myers are on a shallow water plateau that collects shells on a natural shelf. As a result, the city boasts more shell varieties than any other spot in North America. While residents find plenty of privacy in the area, Fort Myers is also known as a popular tourist destination. From Edison & Ford Winter Estates to Six Mile Cypress Preserve, those living in Fort Myers always find plenty to do.

What Are the Best Restaurants in Fort Myers?

Some of the top restaurants in Fort Myers with the highest-rated Google reviews include:

  • The Standard Restaurant Downtown, a convivial eatery serving elevated American dishes & craft cocktails, plus trivia nights.
  • Oasis Restaurant, an established American restaurant featuring casual meals in a simple venue, plus a pet-friendly patio.
  • Farmer’s Market Restaurant, a Modest joint known for Southern staples made with ingredients from the nearby farmer’s market.
  • Bruno’s of Brooklyn, a casual, family-operated restaurant focusing on Sicilian-inspired recipes, by way of NYC.
  • The Veranda, a historic setting featuring upmarket Southern cuisine, a romantic piano bar & a garden courtyard.

To learn more about purchasing a home and living in Fort Myers, FL check out the median home price and inventory or call me at 239-990-8290 to get immediate help.

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