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Naples, Florida

Naples is a city located in Collier County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 20,976.

Table of contents
1 Geography
2 Area Attractions
3 Demographics


Naples is located at 26°9'11" North, 81°47'55" West (26.152941, -81.798510)1 on U.S. Hwy 41 between Miami (to the east) and Sarasota, Florida (to the north).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 37.3 km² (14.4 mi²). 31.2 km² (12.0 mi²) of it is land and 6.2 km² (2.4 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 16.53% water.

Area Attractions

North of Naples off Interstate 75 (Exit 17) is the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.

The city is served by Naples Municipal Airport.


As of the census of 2000, there are 20,976 people, 10,803 households, and 6,568 families residing in the city. The population density is 673.2/km² (1,744.3/mi²). There are 16,956 housing units at an average density of 544.2/km² (1,410.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.50% White, 4.65% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.33% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 2.07% from two or more races. 2.23% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 10,803 households out of which 10.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% are married couples living together, 5.0% have a female householder with no husband present, and 39.2% are non-families. 34.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 20.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 1.92 and the average family size is 2.38.

In the city the population is spread out with 10.9% under the age of 18, 2.3% from 18 to 24, 14.5% from 25 to 44, 30.0% from 45 to 64, and 42.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 61 years. For every 100 females there are 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $65,641, and the median income for a family is $83,831. Males have a median income of $50,092 versus $30,948 for females. The per capita income for the city is $61,141. 5.9% of the population and 3.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.1% are under the age of 18 and 3.3% are 65 or older.