The City of Cape Coral lies within Lee County in the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council of Florida. The 2018 Population reported 189,343 citizens; up 5,978 from the prior year.
How the City of Cape Coral Compares Financially

Of the 10 Cities within the Southwest Florida Regional Planning Council, the City of Cape Coral, with Total Revenues of $296,919,245, places 2 in terms of Total Revenues for fiscal year 2018 and 2 in terms of Revenues per Capita. The City spent $1,568 per capita; $518 less than the Regional Average for Cities.


Why it Matters: The Expenditures Analysis graph correlates the size of municipalities, as measured by Total Expenditures, and Expenditures per capita respectively. The municipality on the far right has the largest budget. The municipality on the far left has the smallest budget. The higher up you travel on the graph indicates municipalities that spend the most per capita. For comparison purposes, Transfers, Capital Outlay and Extraordinary Items have been excluded from the Expenditures Calculations. (n015) (o19)

Data Source: Historical Revenue & Expense data has been loaded from state available public data that each municipality files annually, and includes all fund types. Future Year data is loaded from the community's own budget or forecast projections and typically only includes General and other Governmental Funds. (n016)

City of Cape Coral - Data Table

MunicipalityLies WithinPopulationTotal
per Capita
Bonita SpringsLee County57,370$41,014,7125$7155
Cape CoralLee County189,343$296,919,2452$1,5682
Marco Island Collier County17,930$41,959,3456$2,3406
Moore Haven Glades County1,807$2,853,7237$1,5797
NaplesCollier County22,039$74,170,7693$3,3653
North PortSarasota County68,628$105,217,1641$1,5331
Punta Gorda Charlotte County20,057$54,414,5668$2,7138
SanibelLee County7,402$25,106,4259$3,3929
SarasotaSarasota County57,738$106,663,44310$1,84710
VeniceSarasota County23,376$42,200,3214$1,8054

1Rank is based on Total Revenues (excluding extraordinary Revenue items).

2Rank is based on Revenues per Capita.