San Carlos Park, Florida
San Carlos Park, Florida
Location in Lee County and the state of Florida
|• Total||5.0 sq mi (12.9 km2)|
|• Land||4.7 sq mi (12.2 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|Elevation||16 ft (5 m)|
|• Density||3,559/sq mi (1,374.2/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0290476|
San Carlos Park is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 16,824 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
San Carlos Park is located in south-central Lee County at  It is an unincorporated community, bordered to the south by the village of Estero and to the east by the Three Oaks CDP. U.S. Route 41 forms the western edge of San Carlos Park, leading north 13 miles (21 km) to Fort Myers, the county seat, and south through Estero and Bonita Springs 22 miles (35 km) to Naples.(26.474458, -81.815467).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the San Carlos Park CDP has a total area of 5.0 square miles (12.9 km2), of which 4.7 square miles (12.2 km2) are land and 0.2 square miles (0.6 km2), or 4.93%, are water. The land in the CDP drains west via Mullock Creek to Estero Bay, an estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico.
As of the census of 2000, there were 16,317 people, 5,901 households, and 4,449 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,360.5 people per square mile (1,296.3/km²). There were 6,580 housing units at an average density of 1,355.2/sq mi (522.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.84% White, 1.26% African American, 0.34% Native American, 0.70% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 2.31% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.14% of the population.
There were 5,901 households out of which 42.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.2% were married couples living together, 11.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.09.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 36.7% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 8.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $45,870, and the median income for a family was $48,740. Males had a median income of $31,768 versus $25,541 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,022. About 6.1% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.8% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.
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