Cape Coral

Welcome to Cape Coral, Florida, a vibrant waterfront community nestled along the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida. With its extensive canal system, sun-drenched beaches, and endless recreational opportunities, Cape Coral offers residents and visitors alike a quintessential Florida lifestyle.

Cape Coral is renowned for its unique waterfront living, boasting over 400 miles of navigable canals—more than any other city in the world. Residents can enjoy boating, fishing, kayaking, and paddleboarding right from their backyard, while visitors can explore the city's waterways on scenic boat tours or charter fishing excursions.

In addition to its aquatic adventures, Cape Coral is home to an array of parks, nature preserves, and outdoor recreational areas. Explore the city's natural beauty at places like Four Mile Cove Ecological Preserve, Rotary Park Environmental Center, or the expansive Sun Splash Family Waterpark, where families can cool off and splash around in the Florida sunshine.

Cape Coral's vibrant downtown area offers a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. Enjoy waterfront dining at one of the many restaurants overlooking the Caloosahatchee River, or browse the eclectic boutiques and art galleries that line the streets of Cape Coral Parkway.

The city also hosts a variety of events and festivals throughout the year, including the popular Cape Coral Coconut Festival, Cape Coral Arts & Music Festival, and the Red, White & Boom fireworks celebration on the Fourth of July.

Whether you're seeking outdoor adventure, relaxation on the beach, or lively entertainment, Cape Coral has something for everyone to enjoy. Come discover all that this waterfront paradise has to offer. Welcome to Cape Coral, Florida.

Overview for Cape Coral, FL

193,003 people live in Cape Coral, where the median age is 48.3 and the average individual income is $34,586. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

193,003

Total Population

48.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$34,586

Average individual Income

Around Cape Coral, FL

There's plenty to do around Cape Coral, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

49
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
39
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Taste of Vietnam Market, Choroni Bakery & Cafe, and Matlacha Boat Rides and Rentals.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.61 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.8 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.43 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.56 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Cape Coral, FL

Cape Coral has 74,387 households, with an average household size of 2.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cape Coral do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 193,003 people call Cape Coral home. The population density is 1,820.29 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

193,003

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

48.3

Median Age

49.85 / 50.15%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
74,387

Total Households

2.59

Average Household Size

$34,586

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

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White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Cape Coral, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Cape Coral. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Christian Life Academy Elementary
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
New Testament Baptist School
PRIVATE
1st - 11th
No rating available
Providence Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Grace Community School - Skyline Blvd Campus
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
St Andrew Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Nicaea Academy Of Cape Coral
PRIVATE
PreK - 11th
No rating available
Caloosa Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Diplomat Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Skyline Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Diplomat Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Hector A. Cafferata Junior Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Pelican Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Trafalgar Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Oasis Charter Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Gulf Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Trafalgar Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Oasis Elementary Charter School-North
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Patriot Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Heritage Charter Academy Of Cape Coral
PUBLIC
K - 8th
3/5
Cape Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Oasis Charter Elementary School-South
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
2/5
Mid Cape Global Academy
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
2/5
Challenger Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Oasis Charter High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
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