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Naples is a city in Collier County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the city in Italy.

The latitude of Naples is 26.141N. The longitude is -81.795W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 21,284.


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Median household income
Local
$65,641
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Naples demographic reports
Naples is on the Gulf of Mexico.
Naples was planned as a winter resort in the late 1800s.

Real estate values soared in the 1990s as dot-com millionaires bought homes here.

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 54. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.5 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Collier County Fair - Feb. 2-11, 2007
  • Snowfest - Dec. 1, 2007
Dates often change. Check Naples web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Naples Philharmonic
Nearby parks & recreation: Collier-Seminole State Park, Everglades National Park, Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Naples Nature Center
Naples attractions: Caribbean Gardens
Historic sites and museums: Collier County Museum, Conservancy Museum of Natural History, Naples Museum of Art
Colleges and universities: Edison Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 82
Quotes:
At least until the birth of California's Silicon Valley, Naples had the reputation of having more millionaires per capita than any other city and more golf courses than any other city east of the Rockies.
-- Around America
Walter Cronkite

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Naples demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Collier County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Naples area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 34102 ZIP code.

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Naples Web sites

Ancestry & family history

18% of Naples residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Naples ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Naples was $61,141, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

45% of Naples residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Naples festival dates:

Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.

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Geocaching & geography
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Guides to Naples
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History

Historic districts in Naples include Naples Historic District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Naples, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $621.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,806.


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Libraries

Libraries in Naples include Collier County Headquarters Library, East Naples Branch Library, Estates Branch Library, Golden Gate Branch Library, Naples Branch Library, Vanderbilt Beach Branch Library ... View libraries

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Media outlets

Newspapers in Naples include Naples Daily News

TV stations in Naples include WBSP-CA, WTVK, WUVF-CA, WZVN.

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Politics

Collier County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Naples political report.

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Restaurants

Naples restaurants taking online reservations include Alexander's, BALEENnaples, Bice - Naples, Cafe Lurcat - Naples, Campiello - Naples, Margaux's Restaurant, Naples Tomato, Roy's - Naples, Shula's Steak House - Naples, Stoney's Steakhouse ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for Naples workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Naples between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 7.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Naples include Bayfront Inn on Fifth, Bellasera Hotel, Best Western Naples Inn & Suites, Best Western Naples Plaza Hotel, Charter Club of Naples Bay, Comfort Inn & Executive Suites, Courtyard by Marriott Naples, Doubletree Guest Suites Naples, Edgewater Beach Hotel, Fairfield Inn Naples ... More hotels.

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“ At least until the birth of California's Silicon Valley, Naples had the reputation of having more millionaires per capita than any other city and more golf courses than any other city east of the Rockies. ”
~ Around America
Walter Cronkite

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