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McGregor, 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 4.07 sq mi (10.54 km2)
 • Land 2.37 sq mi (6.13 km2)
 • Water 1.70 sq mi (4.41 km2)
7 ft (2 m)
 • Total 7,976
 • Density 3,371.09/sq mi (1,301.74/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-42090
GNIS feature ID 1867172

McGregor is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. The population was 7,406 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.

A strong EF2 tornado struck the town on January 16, 2022, causing major damage.


McGregor is located at 26°33′49″N 81°54′35″W / 26.56361°N 81.90972°W / 26.56361; -81.90972 (26.563603, -81.909692).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (11 km2), of which 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2) is land and 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) (37.41%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 6,504
2000 7,136 9.7%
2010 7,406 3.8%
2020 7,976 7.7%

As of the census of 2000, there were 7,136 people, 3,295 households, and 2,296 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,784.1 people per square mile (1,076.3/km2). There were 3,982 housing units at an average density of 1,553.6/sq mi (600.6/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.09% White, 0.84% African American, 0.20% Native American, 1.56% Asian, 0.39% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.91% of the population.

There were 3,295 households, out of which 17.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.55.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 15.0% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 19.2% from 25 to 44, 31.9% from 45 to 64, and 30.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 53 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $57,628, and the median income for a family was $67,353. Males had a median income of $52,151 versus $31,732 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $45,240. About 1.3% of families and 3.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 2.7% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.

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