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Overview

Introduction to Naples, Florida

Naples is located in Collier County and has a tourist based economy. Naples along with the Everglades and Marco Island are known as the Paradise Coast. Several large land reserves are nearby. The local beach is considered to be one of the top beaches in the country. The town is well known for its large number of Fortune 500 CEO's residents.

History

The area was inhabited by the Caloosa Indians. Roger Gordon and Joe Wiggins are recognized as the first settlers in the region. They arrived during the late 1860's. The Naples area was bought by a group of prosperous citizens from Kentucky led by Walter N. Haldeman in the late 1880's. The town soon became a very popular winter resort. The name of the city is due to promoters of the area claiming the bay was superior to the bay in Naples, Italy.

In 1911, Barron G. Collier arrived at Useppa Island and purchased more than a million acres of swampland which included the vast majority of Naples. He believed the area could enjoy the type of boom that had occurred on the east coast of Florida. To achieve his goal, roads and a railroad needed to be constructed in the area. With the help of a large contribution by Collier, the Tamiami Trail was built and was opened in 1926. The highway connected Tampa and Miami.

Transportation

The city is home to the Naples Municipal Airport. The Southwest Florida International Airport also serves the area.

Attractions

  • Corkscrew Swamps Sanctuary.
  • Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge.
  • Big Cypress National Preserve.
  • Everglades National Park.
  • Picayune Strand State Forest.
  • Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens is a prestigious zoo.
  • Gallery Row offers numerous art galleries.
  • The Village on Venetian Bay is an upscale shopping area.
  • The Tin City shopping area is home to numerous sellers of antiques and novelty items made in the region.
  • The Philharmonic Center for the Arts.
  • The Naples Players.
  • The Naples Botanical Garden.
  • Naples Pier.
  • The Conservancy of Southwest Florida.
  • 5th Avenue South and 3rd Street South Shopping districts are well known.

Activities

The beautiful beach situated on the Gulf of Mexico is very popular with tourists. Over 80 championship golf courses are located in the region. The Minnesota Twins as well as the Boston Red Sox have their spring training facilities close to Naples. Everglade excursions take visitors into the backcountry and provide opportunities to see some of the thousands of Everglade Islands. Fishing, boating and beach parties are very popular activities. The city is considered to be one of the prominent regions in the Southeast portion of the country for performing arts.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,980
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens51%
Employed Population 16+6,496
Age of the Population65

Families

% of people married61.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher54.3%
Median Earnings25+$50,678
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,106

Wealth

Median Family Income$126,936
% Above Poverty Level91.1%
% Below Poverty Level8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home15.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone37.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,189
Median House Value$770,000

Ancestry

German18.6%
English15.2%
Irish13.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.3%
Italian8.8%
Polish4.3%
French Except Basque4%
Scottish3.3%
West Indian2.6%
Norwegian2.2%
Haitian2%
Swedish2%
Russian1.8%
Dutch1.4%
Hungarian1%
Greek0.9%
Danishn0.7%
Welsh0.6%
Arab0.5%
Austrian0.5%
Canadian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Czech0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Bahamian0.4%
Turkish0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Jamaican0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Portuguese0.2%
US/American0.2%
South African0.1%
Liberian0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Bulgarian0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Australian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Iranian0.1%
African0.1%
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Naples Almanac

CategoryValue
County Collier County
Standard Zip Codes34102, 34103, 34104, 34105, 34109, 34110, 34112, 34113, 34114, 34116, 34117, 34119, 34120, 34108
P.O. Box Zip Codes34101, 34106, 34107
Phone Area Codes239
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.03
Approximate Longitude-81.76

Naples Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationNAPLES
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp53 to 75 F
Apr Temp62 to 83 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp68 to 87 F
Annual Precip51.9 inches
StationFORT MYERS (PAGE AP)
Distance30.9 miles
Jan Temp55 to 75 F
Apr Temp63 to 85 F
Jul Temp74 to 92 F
Oct Temp69 to 86 F
Annual Precip54.1 inches
StationIMMOKALEE 3 NNW
Distance31.8 miles
Jan Temp50 to 75 F
Apr Temp58 to 84 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp66 to 86 F
Annual Precip50 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bonita Springs49,807$69,446
Fort Myers Beach6,801$73,895
Marco Island17,361$88,346

Naples Public Libraries

Collier County Public Library
2385 ORANGE BLOSSOM DRIVE
Naples, Florida
(239) 593-3511

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Naples Hospitals

Nch Downtown Naples Hospital
350 Seventh St N
(239) 436-5000
Physicians Regional - Collier Boulevard
(Proprietary)
8300 Collier Blvd
(239) 354-6001
Nch North Naples Hospital
11190 Health Park Blvd
(239) 552-7000
Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge
(Proprietary)
6101 Pine Ridge Rd
(239) 304-5145
Willough At Naples Hospital
(Proprietary)
9001 Tamiami Trl E
(239) 775-4500

Naples Public Schools

Gulfview Middle School
255 6th St S
ZIP: 34102
(239) 377-4000
Middle
Total Enrollment 699
Lake Park Elementary School
1295 14th Ave N
ZIP: 34102
(239) 377-7200
Primary
Total Enrollment 510
Naples High School
1100 Golden Eagle Cir
ZIP: 34102
(239) 377-2200
High
Total Enrollment 1697
Sea Gate Elementary School
650 Seagate Dr
ZIP: 34103
(239) 377-8300
Primary
Total Enrollment 753
Beacon High School
3710 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-1050
High
Total Enrollment 364
Calusa Park Elementary School
4600 Santa Barbara Blvd
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-6400
Primary
Total Enrollment 869
Collier Virtual Instruction Program
3710 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-1050
Other
Total Enrollment 60
East Naples Middle School
4100 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-3600
Middle
Total Enrollment 1119
Gulf Coast Academy Charter
215 Airport Pulling Rd
ZIP: 34104
(239) 784-1539
Primary
Total Enrollment 583
Lorenzo Walker Institute Of Technology
3702 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-0900
High
Lorenzo Walker Technical High School
3702 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-0900
High
Total Enrollment 571
Naples Technology Academy (ace)
3702 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-0900
High
New Beginnings - Naples
3710 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-1070
Primary
Total Enrollment 50
The Phoenix Program Naples
3706 Estey Ave
ZIP: 34104
(239) 377-1100
Other
Total Enrollment 45
Poinciana Elementary School
2825 Airport Rd N
ZIP: 34105
(239) 377-8100
Primary
Total Enrollment 667
Naples Park Elementary School
685 111th Ave N
ZIP: 34108
(239) 377-7700
Primary
Total Enrollment 566
Barron Collier High School
5600 Cougar Dr
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-1200
High
Total Enrollment 1675
Collier Adult & Community Education Center
5775 Osceola Trl
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-0090
High
Collier Virtual Instruction Course Offerings
5775 Osceola Trail
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-0115
High
Hospital/homebound
5775 Osceola Trl
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-0130
Other
Mason Classical Academy
7935 Airport Pulling Rd, #4-300
ZIP: 34109
(239) 227-2838
Other
Total Enrollment 414
Osceola Elementary School
5770 Osceola Trl
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-7800
Primary
Total Enrollment 687
Pelican Marsh Elementary School
9480 Airport Rd N
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-7900
Primary
Total Enrollment 770
Pine Ridge Middle School
1515 Pine Ridge Rd
ZIP: 34109
(239) 377-5000
Middle
Total Enrollment 1009
North Naples Middle School
16165 Learning Ln
ZIP: 34110
(239) 377-4600
Middle
Total Enrollment 919
Veterans Memorial Elementary School
15960 Veterans Memorial Blvd
ZIP: 34110
(239) 377-8800
Primary
Total Enrollment 806
Avalon Elementary School
3300 Thomasson Dr
ZIP: 34112
(239) 377-6200
Primary
Total Enrollment 515
Collier Juvenile Detention Center
3315 Tamiami Trl E
ZIP: 34112
(239) 417-6277
Other
Total Enrollment 3
Shadowlawn Elementary School
2161 Shadowlawn Dr
ZIP: 34112
(239) 377-8400
Primary
Total Enrollment 550
Lely Elementary School
8125 Lely Cultural Pkwy
ZIP: 34113
(239) 377-7500
Primary
Total Enrollment 670
Lely High School
1 Lely High School Blvd
ZIP: 34113
(239) 377-2000
High
Total Enrollment 1492
Parkside Elementary School
5322 Texas Ave
ZIP: 34113
(239) 377-8900
Primary
Total Enrollment 740
Manatee Elementary School
1880 Manatee Rd
ZIP: 34114
(239) 377-7600
Primary
Total Enrollment 779
Manatee Middle School
1920 Manatee Rd
ZIP: 34114
(239) 377-4400
Middle
Total Enrollment 937
Golden Gate Elementary School
4911 20th Pl Sw
ZIP: 34116
(239) 377-6900
Primary
Total Enrollment 946
Golden Gate High School
2925 Titan Way
ZIP: 34116
(239) 377-1600
High
Total Enrollment 1631
Golden Gate Middle School
2701 48th Ter Sw
ZIP: 34116
(239) 377-3800
Middle
Total Enrollment 1122
Golden Terrace Elementary School
2711 44th Ter Sw
ZIP: 34116
(239) 377-7000
Primary
Total Enrollment 1016
Mike Davis Elementary School
3215 Magnolia Pond Dr
ZIP: 34116
(239) 377-9000
Primary
Total Enrollment 797
Naples Area Teenage Parenting
2925 Titan Way
ZIP: 34116
(239) 377-1642
Other
Total Enrollment 55
Palmetto Elementary School
3000 10th Ave Se
ZIP: 34117
(239) 377-9100
Primary
Total Enrollment 547
Gulf Coast High School
7878 Shark Way
ZIP: 34119
(239) 377-1400
High
Total Enrollment 2051
Laurel Oak Elementary School
7800 Immokalee Rd
ZIP: 34119
(239) 377-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 833
Oakridge Middle School
14975 Collier Blvd
ZIP: 34119
(239) 377-4800
Middle
Total Enrollment 1079
Vineyards Elementary School
6225 Arbor Blvd W
ZIP: 34119
(239) 377-8700
Primary
Total Enrollment 800
Big Cypress Elementary School
3250 Golden Gate Blvd W
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-6300
Primary
Total Enrollment 840
Corkscrew Elementary School
1065 County Road 858
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-6500
Primary
Total Enrollment 636
Corkscrew Middle School
1165 County Road 858
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-3400
Middle
Total Enrollment 703
Cypress Palm Middle School
4255 18th Ave Ne
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-5200
Middle
Total Enrollment 739
Estates Elementary School
5945 Everglades Blvd N
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-6600
Primary
Total Enrollment 563
Palmetto Ridge High School
1655 Victory Ln
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-2400
High
Total Enrollment 1794
Sabal Palm Elementary School
4095 18th Ave Ne
ZIP: 34120
(239) 377-8200
Primary
Total Enrollment 573

Naples Private Schools

St Ann School
542 8th Ave S
ZIP: 34102
Elementary
Total Enrollment 271
Naples Adventist Christian School
2629 Horseshoe Dr S
ZIP: 34104
Elementary
Total Enrollment 50
Seacrest Country Day School
7100 Davis Blvd
ZIP: 34104
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 488
Grace Community School
871 100th Ave N
ZIP: 34108
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Cedar Montessori School
10904 Winterview Dr
ZIP: 34109
Elementary
Total Enrollment 3
First Baptist Academy
3000 Orange Blossom Dr
ZIP: 34109
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 474
The Community School Of Naples
13275 Livingston Rd
ZIP: 34109
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 699
The Village School
6000 Goodlette Rd N
ZIP: 34109
Elementary
Total Enrollment 314
Royal Palm Academy
16100 Livingston Rd
ZIP: 34110
Elementary
Total Enrollment 211
Eden Autism Services Florida
2801 County Barn Rd
ZIP: 34112
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 19
Eden Florida Naples
2801 County Barn Rd
ZIP: 34112
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 19
International Learning Academy
2248 Airport Rd S
ZIP: 34112
Secondary
Total Enrollment 56
Able Academy
5860 Golden Gate Pkwy
ZIP: 34116
Elementary
Total Enrollment 28
Grace Community Daycare & School
5524 19th Ct Sw
ZIP: 34116
Elementary
Total Enrollment 13
Naples Christian Academy
3161 Santa Barbara Blvd
ZIP: 34116
Elementary
Total Enrollment 120
St Elizabeth Seton School
2730 53rd Ter Sw
ZIP: 34116
Elementary
Total Enrollment 218
St John Neumann Catholic High School
3000 53rd St Sw
ZIP: 34116
Secondary
Total Enrollment 216
Adonai Academy
2590 Northbrooke Plaza Dr Ste 205
ZIP: 34119
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 59
Children's Montessori School
2535 Northbrooke Plaza Dr
ZIP: 34119
Elementary
Total Enrollment 1
Montessori Academy Of Naples
2659 Professional Cir Ste 1118
ZIP: 34119
Elementary
Total Enrollment 39
Nicaea Academy
14785 Collier Blvd
ZIP: 34119
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 113
The Classical Academy Of Naples
7070 Imokalee Rd
ZIP: 34119
Elementary
Total Enrollment 22
Waves Of Wonder Montessori School
7740 Preserve Ln Ste 1
ZIP: 34119
Elementary
Total Enrollment 12
Corkscrew Christian School
22022 Immokalee Rd
ZIP: 34120
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 13
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