Learn More About Fort Myers Beach, Florida
Currently there are 132 homes for sale, 15 condos and apartments for sale and 21 vacant land for sale in Fort Myers Beach
Background, General Information and Weather in Fort Myers Beach, Florida –
Fort Myers Beach can be found on Estero Island in Lee County, Florida. At the time of the 2010 census the population here was 6,277. In 2016 there was a non census poll taken that showed that the population here had grown only slightly to 7,085 residents. This portion of Florida is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Statistical Area. It was not until December 31st, 1995 that this town was officially incorporated. According to the United States Census Bureau, Fort Myers Beach is a total of 6.2 square miles. 2.9 square miles of that is land and roughly 3.3 square miles of that is water. This town is also situated on the barrier Island of Estero Island. When it comes to the climate here in Fort Myers Beach it falls under the category of “Humid Subtropical.” This means that the summers will be long, very hot and often times wet. The winters on the other hand will be very short, comfortable but windy. The hot season here lasts for roughly four and a half months. From close to the end of May until the beginning of October the daily average high is just under 90 degrees. The low for this time is a very comfortable 76 degrees. The warmest time of the year here is in August when temperatures can go well into the mid 90s. The cool season lasts for less than three months. From the beginning of December until the very beginning of March the daily average high is just about 77 degrees. The low for this time is just about 56 degrees. The coolest time of the year here is during the month of January. The temperatures here can vary throughout the year. There are times during the winter that temperatures have dropped to about 45 degrees which is still well above the freezing mark. Because of this, there is no snow fall here in Fort Myers Beach at all. During the summer months there have been times when the thermometer has spiked up to nearly 100 degrees. Although there is no snow fall here there is a decent amount of rain. You can expect to see roughly 56 inches of rain or more per year. You will also see a decent amount of sunshine; about 265 days a year here are sunny and clear. Fort Myers Beach is the perfect place to live if you are looking for a beach community with great weather and an abundant amount of sunshine!
Education in Fort Myers Beach –
Here in Fort Myers Beach there is only one primary school. The “Fort Myers Beach Elementary School” is for children who live on Estero and San Carlos Islands or for children who have families who work on the beach. Fort Myers Beach is the smallest public elementary school in all of Lee County. There are no secondary schools here on Fort Myers Beach so if you live here your children will attend the Lee County School District for their secondary education. This school district is quite large with more than 90,000 students enrolled each year. There is a lottery that you might have to enter if the school you want your child to attend exceeds the number of students allowed. There are roughly 50 elementary schools, 23 middle schools and 16 high schools. So there is an abundant amount of schools within the Lee County School District for you to choose from when living in Fort Myers Beach. When it comes to higher education in this area there is the “Fort Myers Technical College” as well as the “Cape Coral Technical College.”
Events in Fort Myers Beach –
There are many events here that people can attend at various times throughout the year. There is the “Fort Myers Beach Lions Club Shrimp Festival.” This event takes place in March and consists of a shrimp eating competition as well as a parade, pageant and a 5k run. Next there is the “Taste of the Beach.” This event happens in May and is where local restaurants offer up samples of their signature dishes. These local restaurants compete for the “Taste of the Beach” Award. This event is full of food and live music. Then there is the “Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival.” This event happens on the second weekend in October. This event was named as the number two best Pirate Festival in the Country. This event attracts thousands of people every year. Here you will find things like themed live music, live ship battles and a pup crawl for adults 21 and over. There is also the “American Sand Sculpting Championship” which takes place in November and the “Fort Myers Beach Christmas Boat Parade” which takes place in December. Living here in Fort Myers Beach offers you up beautiful beach weather and an abundant amount festivals year round. Make sure you check out Fort Myers Beach if you are thinking of making the move to Florida!
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Currently Fort Myers Beach has 182 properties on the market for sale. The inventory was last updated 01/21/2022. Of these properties, 132 single family homes are for sale by their owners in Fort Myers Beach, and 15 condos are for sale by their owners in Fort Myers Beach. The average price of the single family homes for sale in Fort Myers Beach, is $820,111, the average condo price in Fort Myers Beach, is $1,338,693. The average price per square foot of the active inventory is $302. This is based the living area square footage.
Over the last year, there have been 3,871 of properties sold in Fort Myers Beach. Of these properties, 3,382 single family homes have sold by their owners in Fort Myers Beach, and 158 condos have sold by their owners in Fort Myers Beach. The average sales price of the single family homes sold in Fort Myers Beach, is $1,178,735. Single family homes have been selling for 1,023 per square foot of living area. The average sales price of the condos for sale in Fort Myers Beach, is $876,794. Condos have been selling for 414 per square foot of living area.
The most active subdivisions with listings for sale in Fort Myers Beach, are:
El Sol (9 For Sale),
White Sand Villas (6 For Sale),
Estero Beach And Tennis Club (6 For Sale),
Fairview Isles (6 For Sale),
Cases (5 For Sale),
Island Shores (5 For Sale),
Laguna Shores (5 For Sale),
Bayside Estates (5 For Sale),
Estero Cove Condo (5 For Sale),
Waterside At Bay Beach (5 For Sale)
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This data up-to-date as of 01/21/2022