Collier County

Collier County, Florida

3301 Tamiami Trail E
Naples, FL 34112
Phone: (239) 774-8383
Fax: (239) 774-4010
www.co.collier.fl.us

On the southwestern Gulf coast of FL, west of Fort Lauderdale; organized May 8, 1923 from Lee and Monroe counties. Name Origin: For Barron Gift Collier (1873-1939), a promoter active in the development of southern FL

Area (sq mi):: 2304.93 (land 2025.34; water 279.59) Population per square mile: 151.70
Population 2005: 307,242 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 22.20%; 1990-2000 65.30% Population 2000: 251,377 (White 73.80%; Black or African American 4.50%; Hispanic or Latino 19.60%; Asian 0.60%; Other 8.80%). Foreign born: 18.30%. Median age: 44.10
Income 2000: per capita $31,195; median household $48,289; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $39,403-$41,513
Unemployment (2004): 4.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 24.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 7.80%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Naples County seat (21,480)
  • Marco Island (15,828)

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    Legal Aid Service of Collier County and local attorneys will prepare simple wills, advance care directives, and other basic estate planning documents at no cost for veterans, reservists, first responders, emergency personnel and their spouses who do not currently have these documents.
    The volunteer recognition program has been honoring local non-profit organizations for their work in Collier County for the past six years.
    Located in Collier County and has 70 % over the counter customers as well as 30% with well known local hospitality type businesses with many years of excellent service.
    Freedom Boat Club, a US-based association offering boats for rental, has announced that it has participated in the Collier County Sheriff's Office Marine Bureau and the Collier County Marine Alliance's 3rd Annual Keewaydin Island Clean Up event, which was held on August 27, 2011.
    The Collier County Commission did not change the property tax rate this evening, opting instead to continue the debate over raising $130 million for Jackson Laboratory on Wednesday morning.
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    Eight years ago Collier County Public Schools started career academies that would allow students to stay with the same teacher for two or three years, focusing on one subject or area.
    Pro Disposal is a roll-off collection operation based in Collier County with two transfer stations located in Naples and Ft.
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    The Collier County Sheriff's Office is seeking a jail chaplain to serve an average daily inmate population of 1,400.
    23, the Collier County School Board voted 3-1 to decline a request from the local Christian Coalition affiliate to post the motto.