Sanibel & Captiva Living

Quick Facts About Sanibel

ECONOMY:  The unemployment rate in Sanibel is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Sanibel jobs have Increased by 3.95 percent.
COST OF LIVING: Compared to the rest of the country, Sanibel’s cost of living is 80.90% Higher than the U.S. average.
POPULATION: As of 2014, Sanibel’s population is 6,604 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 9.30 percent.
TRANSPORTATION: Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
REAL ESTATE:  The median home cost in Sanibel is $598,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 11.50 percent.
SCHOOLS: Sanibel public schools spend $10,058 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in Sanibel.
PLACES TO GO & THINGS TO DO: Boating, golf, art, museums, public library, beach, J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge, nature photography. Here is a link to

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Sanibel & Captiva Living Area School Information

School NameCityGrade RangeRating
The Sanibel School