With approximately 165,000 residents, Cape Coral is over 5x larger than Cumberland and has a more urban feel than a New England town. If you are concerned about security and safety, one option that you may want to consider in Cape Coral is a gated community. Here is an overview of the Cape's gated communities: http://www.greaterftmyers.com/cape-coral-gated-communities.php
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You have the links to the local police department. Cape Coral is a nice town with good deals on homes. If you would like me to email you a list of available homes, please drop me or call.
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I live and work in the Cape and love it. I would recommend calling the local Cape Coral police department with any inquiry into the crime stats. Here is a link to the Cape Coral police website.
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I sell lots of homes in Cape Coral it is a nice place to live. If you would like more information on homes for sale in Cape Coral please contact me or sign up on listingbook at the link below.
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Cape Coral is one of the safest cities in Florida. If you go the the city's web site http://www.capecoral.net and look under the facts and statistics tab you will see the numbers. Cape Coral is broken up by 400 miles of canals that give each neighborhood it's own feel. If you have any further questions or if there is anything else that I can do for you please feel free to call or email.
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