Collier County

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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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    NEW YORK -- Fitch Ratings has published a report on Collier County, FL 2010 Special Obligation Revenue Bonds.
    The bonds are special obligations of the issuer and are being sold to fund acquisition, construction, and a permanent mortgage for a rental housing project in Collier County, FL.