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Encyclopedia > Collier County, Florida
Collier County, Florida
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Map of Florida highlighting Collier County
Location in the state of Florida
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Statistics
Founded May 8, 1923
Seat Naples
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

5,970 km² (2,305 mi²)
5,246 km² (2,025 mi²)
724 km² (280 mi²), 12.13%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

251,377
48/km² 
Website: www.co.collier.fl.us

Collier County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. As of 2000, the population was 251,377. The U.S. Census Bureau 2006 estimate for the county is 314,649 [1]. Its county seat is Naples, Florida6. Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_FL.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Florida ... May 8 is the 128th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (129th in leap years). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Counties/Parishes/Boroughs, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

History

Collier County was created in 1923 from Lee County. It was named for Barron Collier, a New York City advertising mogul and real estate developer. 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Barron Gift Collier (23 March 1873 — 13 March 1939) was an American advertising entrepreneur, who became the largest landowner and developer in the U.S. state of Florida, as well as, the owner of a chain of hotels, bus lines, several banks, and newspapers. ... New York, NY redirects here. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,970 km² (2,305 mi²). 5,246 km² (2,025 mi²) of it is land and 724 km² (280 mi²) of it (12.13%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Collier County is the sole county in the Naples-Marco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area. The Naples-Marco Island, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Collier County in the state of Florida in the USA. The principal cities in the MSA are Naples and Marco Island. ...


Adjacent Counties

Collier County is located at the southern end of Florida's Gulf Coast, and bounded by: Gulf of Mexico in 3D perspective. ...

Hendry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 251,377 people, 102,973 households, and 71,257 families residing in the county. The population density was 48/km² (124/mi²). There were 144,536 housing units at an average density of 28/km² (71/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 86.06% White, 4.54% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.19% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races. 19.61% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 102,973 households out of which 22.70% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 7.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.80% were non-families. 24.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.79. This article or section needs copy editing for grammar, style, cohesion, tone and/or spelling. ...


In the county the population was spread out with 19.90% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 24.60% from 25 to 44, 24.50% from 45 to 64, and 24.50% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 100.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $48,289, and the median income for a family was $54,816. Males had a median income of $32,639 versus $26,371 for females. The per capita income for the county was $31,195. About 6.60% of families and 10.30% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.20% of those under age 18 and 4.30% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Incorporated

Everglades (also known as Everglades City) is a city located in Collier County, Florida. ... Marco Island is a city and island located in Collier County, Florida. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

Unincorporated

Chokoloskee is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... East Naples is a suburb of Naples, in Collier County, Florida, United States. ... Golden Gate is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Goodland is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Immokalee is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Lely Resort is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Lely is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Naples Manor is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Naples Park is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Ochopee is a town in Collier County, Florida, United States. ... Orangetree is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Pelican Bay is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Pine Ridge is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Plantation Island is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 202. ... Vineyards is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ...

Politics

Collier County, like much of southwest Florida, is reliably Republican in national, state, and local elections.[citation needed]

Presidential elections results
Year Republican Democratic Other
2004 65.0% 34.1% 0.9%
2000 65.6% 32.5% 1.9%
1996 58.7% 32.0% 9.3%
1992 53.4% 26.1% 20.5%
1988 74.9% 24.6% 0.5%

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External links

Government links/Constitutional offices

Special districts

Judicial branch

Charlotte County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Glades County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Hendry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...

Tourism links

  • Greater Naples Marco Island Everglades Convention and Visitors Bureau

Community Links

  • Collier County Community Wiki Server (powered by ((DokuWiki))


Cities and communities of Collier County, Florida
County seat Naples
Incorporated places Everglades City | Marco Island | Naples
Unincorporated places Carnestown | Chokoloskee | East Naples | Golden Gate | Goodland | Immokalee | Lely | Lely Resort | Miles City | Naples Manor | Naples Park | Ochopee | Orangetree | Pelican Bay | Pine Ridge | Plantation Island | Vineyards
Adjacent Counties Hendry | Broward | Miami-Dade | Monroe | Lee


Look up city, City in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with unincorporated. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Image File history File links Collier_County_Florida. ... An incorporated place, as defined by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a type of governmental unit incorporated under state law as a city, town (except the New England states, New York, and Wisconsin), borough (except in Alaska and New York), or village and having legally prescribed limits, powers, and... Everglades (also known as Everglades City) is a city located in Collier County, Florida. ... Marco Island is a city and island located in Collier County, Florida. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... In United States law, a region of land is unincorporated if it is not a part of any municipality. ... Carnestown is a town in Collier County, Florida, United States. ... Chokoloskee is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... East Naples is a suburb of Naples, in Collier County, Florida, United States. ... Golden Gate is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Goodland is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Immokalee is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Lely is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Lely Resort is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Miles City is a town in Collier County, Florida, United States. ... Naples Manor is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Naples Park is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Ochopee is a town in Collier County, Florida, United States. ... Orangetree is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Pelican Bay is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... Pine Ridge is the name of, among others, some places in the U.S. state of Florida: Pine Ridge, Citrus County, Florida Pine Ridge, Collier County, Florida This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Plantation Island is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida, USA. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 202. ... Vineyards is a census-designated place located in Collier County, Florida. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Hendry County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Broward County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ... Miami-Dade County (formerly known as Dade County) is a county located in the southeastern part of the state of Florida. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Florida. ... Lee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. ...


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Collier County, Florida - definition of Collier County, Florida in Encyclopedia (435 words)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 5,970 km²; (2,305 mi²;).
The racial makeup of the county is 86.06% White, 4.54% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.62% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 6.19% from other races, and 2.23% from two or more races.
The median income for a household in the county is $48,289, and the median income for a family is $54,816.
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