Cape Coral

Cape Coral is a municipality located in Lee County, Florida on the Gulf of Mexico. Cape Coral is the largest city between Tampa and Miami with an estimated population of 165,000. Known as a "Waterfront Wonderland", Cape Coral boasts over 400 miles of navigable waterways, crowning it the city with the most canals in the world!



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Cape Coral

Cape Coral used to be known as a community primarily made up of retired persons. However, after the construction and population boom in the 90s, Cape Coral started bringing in younger professionals which in turn brought younger families.

The climate of this area is ideal for those who love sunshine. The community averages approximately 355 days of sunshine each year but experiences precipitation approximately 145 days per year. Summer showers are not uncommon here, but they are heavy and brief. Summers are warm and humid, while winters are mild and dry.

Many of the residences in Cape Coral have either a waterfront or waterview. Compared to other waterfront properties in the states, you’re chance of owning a waterfront property is great and more affordable in Cape Coral. From waterfront mid-rise to high-rise luxury condos, Cape Coral supplies residents with beautiful views and quick access to the Gulf of Mexico.

Several amenities can be found in Cape Coral waterfront real estate. Beautiful sandy beaches, fishing piers, Yacht clubs, water parks and sports, 30+ recreational parks, 7 golf courses, bird and wildlife watching, nature trails, art galleries and museums, theaters, performing arts centers, gift shops, restaurants, several golf courses and so much more can be found in this beautiful city.

Owning Cape Coral properties, whether it is a condominium or single family home, has never been so affordable and accessible as it is in Cape Coral. 

Cape Coral as a City

Cape Coral is a city situated in Lee County, Florida. It is dubbed as the “Waterfront Wonderland” of Florida. It is named Cape Coral because it has over 400 miles of waterways and canals. It is currently the largest city between Tampa and Miami. As of 2015, Cape Coral is among the top 10 best cities to retire in United States

Short History

Cape Coral was founded by Leonard and Jack Rosen in 1957. The two brothers spent two weeks flying across Southwest Florida in search for land to develop. The brothers ultimately chose Redfish Point (Early name of Cape Coral) to develop. Together they have transformed the vast wasteland into what is now a “Waterfront Wonderland”.


Cape Coral’s climate falls under the subtropical category. It is quite hot, rainy and humid during summer, while winter is moderate and dry.

Dry Season
It starts from October and ends in May. Winters in Cape Coral are very pleasant and sunny. The weather is seldom gray.

Rainy Season
Lasts from May to October. Cape Coral has an average of 53 inches of rain annually. A typical rainstorm lasts for 45 to 90 minutes.

Hurricane Season
Lasts from June 1st to November 1st. Hurricanes usually occur between August and September, Cape Coral being on the Gulf of Mexico doesn’t get as many as other parts of Florida.


Cape Coral is a growing city with a low cost of living. These demographics show the estimated 2015 population growth in Cape Coral based on the ESRI, Inc.

Total Population: 180,304
Male Population: 48.4%
Female Population: 51.6%
Households: 70,097
Housing Units: 85,147
Average Household Size: 2.56
Average Household Income: $72,034
Families: 50,690
Average Family Size: 2.97
Civilian Employed: 90.3%
Civilian Unemployed: 9.7%



City Income

Cape Coral’s economy mainly comes from health care, merchandising, and real estate. The Gross Metro Product is up to $22.1 B. It is included in Forbe’s Best Places for Businesses and Careers. The unemployment rate is 5.40%, while the job growth is 3.95%.

Local Taxes and Per Capita is:

Sales Tax Rate: 6.00%
Income Tax: 0.00%
Income per Capita: $28,156


Carney Vacant Land

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