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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    He was released from Collier County jail on $60,000 bond Saturday.
    Securities and Exchange Commission, assigned a 'AA+' rating to the following bonds to be issued by Collier County, FL: --$52,930,000 tourist development tax (TDT) revenue bonds, series 2018.
    Coleman, Hazzard, Taylor, Klaus, Doupe & Diaz received the "Law Firm of the Year Award" at the 10th Annual Barrister's Bash in Naples for its support of Legal Aid Service of Collier County.
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    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) today met with Collier County officials in Naples to discuss ongoing disaster relief efforts and to reiterate his commitment to ensuring Floridas agriculture industry receives sufficient disaster relief resources in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.
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    The Collier County, Fla., School Board has decided against opening its meetings with an invocation.
    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.
    Two new cell sites have been activated in Collier County, Fla., USA, by US communications holding company AT&T Inc (NYSE:T), as part of its USD133m statewide wireless network investment for 2007.
    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.