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Population (year 2000): 6,064. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,072 (+0.1% change)
Males: 2,883 (47.5%), Females: 3,181 (52.5%)

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Median resident age: 60.5 years
Median household income: $79,044 (year 2000)
Median house value: $392,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Sanibel:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)

Ancestries: German (21.2%), English (21.1%), Irish (15.1%), Italian (7.9%), United States (6.7%), French (4.9%).

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Elevation: 6 feet

Land area: 17.2 square miles

Sanibel,

For population 25 years and over in Sanibel

  • High school or higher: 96.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sanibel city

  • Never married: 8.7%
  • Now married: 73.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

7.3% Foreign born (4.0% Europe, 1.4% Asia, 1.3% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: +544 (+9.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Coral, FL Cape (15.4 miles pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Petersburg, FL St. (101.2 miles pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (942.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: James City, FL (6.7 miles St. Rassa, FL (7.4 miles Punta FL (9.3 miles Captiva, FL (9.7 miles Iona, Myers Beach, FL Fort (10.6 miles Heights, FL (11.8 miles Harlem FL Matlacha, (13.2 miles Isles-Matlacha Shores, FL (13.7 miles Matlacha


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 54 buildings, average cost: $289,600
  • 1997: 48 buildings, average cost: $309,700
  • 1998: 70 buildings, average cost: $337,000
  • 1999: 74 buildings, average cost: $319,200
  • 2000: 105 buildings, average cost: $362,100
  • 2001: 107 buildings, average cost: $384,600
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $583,300
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $482,700
  • 2004: 49 buildings, average cost: $491,200
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $974,000

Latitude: 26.44 N, Longitude: 82.08 W


Industries providing employment: Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (21.2%), Retail trade (13.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (13.5%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (12.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,179 (+35.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,335 (66.3%)


 

Crime in Sanibel by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 16.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 16.5 16.5 0.0
Assaults 4 5 1 4
    per 100,000 66.0 82.5 16.5 66.0
Burglaries 22 24 21 34
    per 100,000 362.8 395.8 346.3 560.7
Thefts 111 94 107 122
    per 100,000 1830.5 1550.1 1764.5 2011.9
Auto thefts 2 3 5 6
    per 100,000 33.0 49.5 82.5 98.9
121.0 115.1 109.7 140.8


Average climate in Sanibel, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sanibel,

Sanibel-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/31/1960, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Sanibel city center killed one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 6/18/1972, a category 2 tornado 2.8 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Sanibel:
  • CAPE CORAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; CAPE CORAL, FL)
  • GULF COAST HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • LEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; FORT MYERS, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sanibel:
  • SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTL (about 24 miles; FORT MYERS, FL; ID: RSW)
  • NAPLES MUNI (about 30 miles; NAPLES, FL; ID: APF)
  • CHARLOTTE COUNTY (about 34 miles; PUNTA GORDA, FL; ID: PGD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sanibel:
  • PAGE FIELD (about 19 miles; FORT MYERS, FL; ID: FMY)
  • SHELL CREEK AIRPARK (about 39 miles; PUNTA GORDA, FL; ID: F13)
  • BUCHAN (about 43 miles; ENGLEWOOD, FL; ID: X36)

Local government website:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sanibel:
  • FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY (about 12 miles; FT MYERS, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,466)
  • EDISON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 15 miles; FT MYERS, FL; FT enrollment: 5,032)
  • MANATEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 77 miles; BRADENTON, FL; FT enrollment: 4,539)
  • HILLSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 9,630)
  • UNIVERSITY OF TAMPA (about 107 miles; TAMPA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,963)
  • TRAVIS TECHNICAL CENTER (about 109 miles; LAKELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,057)
  • POLK COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 114 miles; WINTER HAVEN, FL; FT enrollment: 3,028)
Public primary/middle school in Sanibel:
  • THE SANIBEL SCHOOL (Students: 416; Location: 3840 SANIBEL CAPTIVA ROAD; Grades: PK - 08)
Library in Sanibel:
  • SANIBEL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,848,599; Location: 770 DUNLOP ROAD; 51,728 books; 2,948 audio materials; 2,858 video materials; 210 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Sanibel: Baileys Center (A), Sanibel Island Lighthouse (B).

Shopping Centers: Periwinkle Place Shopping Center (1), Tahitian Garden Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Sanibel include: Sanibel Community Church (A), Sanibel Congregational United Church of Christ (B), Tropic Isles Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church Sanibel (D).

Cemetery: Sanibel Cemetery (1).

Lakes: Sanibel Bayou (A), Old Blind Pass (B), Clam Bayou (C), Ladyfinger Lake (D), Dinken Bayou (E), Hardworking Bayou (F).

Creek: McIntyre Creek (A).

Beach: Dixie Beach (A).


Sanibel compared to Florida state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sanibel:
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: KATHLEEN HECKSHER)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5 kW; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVOI (1480 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCRM (1350 AM; 2 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: MANNA CHRISTIAN MISSIONS, INC.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sanibel:
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; PUNTA RASSA, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNRW (98.5 FM; SAN CARLOS PARK, FL; Owner: BEL MEADE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBTT (105.5 FM; NAPLES PARK, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRR (107.1 FM; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJBX (99.3 FM; FORT MYERS BEACH, FL; Owner: WJBX LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPT (106.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sanibel:
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • W22CL (Channel 22; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDPX-LP (Channel 18; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W56DW (Channel 56; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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