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Gateway, Florida
Location in Lee County and the state of Florida
Location in Lee County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Lee
 • Total 5.90 sq mi (15.27 km2)
 • Land 5.37 sq mi (13.90 km2)
 • Water 0.53 sq mi (1.37 km2)
23 ft (7 m)
 • Total 10,376
 • Density 1,933.30/sq mi (746.43/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 239
FIPS code 12-25655
GNIS feature ID 1853254

Gateway is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 8,401 at the 2010 United States Census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The community is located north of Southwest Florida International Airport.


Gateway is located at 26°34′29″N 81°45′16″W / 26.57472°N 81.75444°W / 26.57472; -81.75444 (26.574686, -81.754532).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.7 square miles (23 km2), of which 8.6 square miles (22 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (1.72%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 2,943
2010 8,401 185.5%
2020 10,376 23.5%

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 8,401 people living in the CDP. The population density was 1,486.9 inhabitants per square mile (574.1/km2). There were 4,108 housing units at an average density of 727.1 per square mile (280.7/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 87.6% White, 9.3% Black, 2.0% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 9.5% of the population.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $83,583 and the per capita income for the CDP was $37,682. About 6.1% of the population were below the poverty line.


  • Gateway Charter High School
  • Gateway Elementary and Intermediate Charter School K-8

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