Ft. Myers Area
The Fort Myers area population has an average increase of 2.1% a year. Because of its year round temperate weather, the Lee county area is a great destination for second home location, primarily for retirees. An analysis by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies reported that in 2005, homeowners age 55 and over accounted for 31% of the home improvement market. By 2025, this group is expected to represent 56% of total industry expenditures.
Ft. Myers Area Edition September - October 2018