Sanibel Information

Sanibel Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Sanibel, FL

General Sanibel Information

State: Florida

County: Lee County

Close cities: McGregor, FL, Cypress Lake, FL, Cape Coral, FL, Harlem Heights, FL, Iona, FL, Captiva, FL, Punta Rassa, FL, Matlacha, FL, Pine Manor, FL, Pine Island Center, FL, St. James City, FL, Fort Myers Beach, FL

Sanibel Population (census data)
Total 5,700 (-4.4% since 2000)
Male 2,709 (47.5%)
Female 2,991 (52.5%)

Population Density: 331 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 111.8 (US Avg is 100)

Sanibel Elevation: 6 feet above sea level

Land Area: 17.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $99,394

Zip Codes: 33957.

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Sanibel Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (96.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.4%)
  • Black (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (21.2%)
  • English (21.1%)
  • Irish (15.1%)
  • Italian (7.9%)
  • United States (6.7%)
  • French (4.9%)
Foriegn Born: 445 people (7.8%)
  • Europe (59.7%)
  • Asia (20.9%)
  • North America (19.4%)

Local Sanibel Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays,
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins
NBA Basketball: , Miami Heat
NHL Hockey: Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning
NCAA Sports: University of South Florida, Florida Atlantic University

Sanibel School Information

Other/Private Schools
The Sanibel School (3840 Sanibel Captiva Road, Sanibel, FL, 33957 - Lee County School District District)

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