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Cape Coral is a city in Lee County.

The latitude of Cape Coral is 26.562N. The longitude is -81.949W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 118,737.


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Median household income
Local
$43,410
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cape Coral demographic reports
Cape Coral is on the Caloosahatchee River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 312. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.7 per 1,000 people.
Census 2000 highlights: Among major American cities, ranked No. 2 in percentage population age 65 or older (19.6%)
Local festivals include:
  • Mango Mania Tropical Fruit Fair - July 14-15, 2007
  • Burrowing Owl Festival - Feb. 16, 2008
Dates often change. Check Cape Coral web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Cape Coral Historical Museum
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National index: 100
Local index: 109

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Cape Coral demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lee County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Myers-Cape Coral area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33904 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Cape Coral residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cape Coral ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cape Coral was $21,021, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Cape Coral residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Cape Coral, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $588.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $966.


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Libraries in Cape Coral include Cape Coral Public Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in Cape Coral include WFTX.

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Lee County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Cape Coral political report.

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The average commute time for Cape Coral workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 38 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Cape Coral between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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