St. James City is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,105 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
|St. James City, Florida|
Location in Lee County and the state of Florida
St. James City is located at (26.536435, -82.091505).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 14.8 square miles (38 km2), of which, 14.6 square miles (38 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (1.15%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,105 people, 2,138 households, and 1,417 families residing in the CDP. Thepopulation density was 281.1 people per square mile (108.6/km²). There were 2,921 housing units at an average density of 200.0/sq mi (77.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.95% White, 0.10% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.15% from other races, and 0.39% from two or more races. Hispanic orLatino of any race were 0.76% of the population.
There were 2,138 households out of which 7.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.4% were married couples living together, 2.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.92 and the average family size was 2.28.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 7.1% under the age of 18, 1.7% from 18 to 24, 10.8% from 25 to 44, 35.4% from 45 to 64, and 45.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 63 years. For every 100 females there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.8 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,746, and the median income for a family was $42,176. Males had a median income of $34,120 versus $22,179 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $26,520. About 1.5% of families and 4.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.0% of those under age 18 and 3.8% of those age 65 or over.