Demographics

Latitude: 25.94 N, Longitude: 81.71 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,313 (+8.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,515 (65.8%)

Area code: 239
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For population 25 years and over in Marco Island

  • High school or higher: 92.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Marco Island city

  • Never married: 9.5%
  • Now married: 72.8%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

1,850 residents are foreign born (7.1% Europe, 3.4% Latin America).

This city: 12.4%
Florida: 16.7%

 

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Marco Island: 0.8% ($2,322)
Florida: 1.4% ($1,262)

Marco Island satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (51.7 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (90.7 miles , pop. 314,677).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (975.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Goodland, FL (4.8 miles ),
Lely Resort, FL (9.8 miles ),
Naples Manor, FL (10.3 miles ),
Lely, FL (11.3 miles ),
Naples, FL (15.8 miles ),
Golden Gate, FL (16.9 miles ),
Vineyards, FL (19.4 miles ),
Pine Ridge, FL (21.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 338 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2000: 369 buildings, average cost: $217,000
  • 2001: 258 buildings, average cost: $279,300
  • 2002: 203 buildings, average cost: $319,800
  • 2003: 210 buildings, average cost: $370,200
  • 2004: 233 buildings, average cost: $436,900
  • 2005: 137 buildings, average cost: $550,000
  • 2006: 73 buildings, average cost: $612,000
  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $763,700

Most common industries for males:

  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)


Most common industries for females:

  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (3%)


Most common occupations for males

  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)


Most common occupations for females

  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)

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Crime in Marco Island by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 1 2 0 1 2 1
per 100,000 14.2 6.6 12.9 0.0 6.3 12.4 6.1
Robberies 0 0 2 3 0 0 2
per 100,000 0.0 0.0 12.9 19.4 0.0 0.0 12.2
Assaults 11 17 10 8 6 20 12
per 100,000 78.2 111.4 64.3 51.7 38.1 123.6 73.3
Burglaries 62 63 66 38 70 37 36
per 100,000 440.7 412.7 424.2 245.7 444.4 228.6 219.8
Thefts 297 262 192 216 195 188 168
per 100,000 2111.2 1716.3 1234.0 1396.3 1237.9 1161.6 1025.6
Auto thefts 26 10 10 9 21 4 3
per 100,000 184.8 65.5 64.3 58.2 133.3 24.7 18.3
Arson 0 4 3 4 1 0 0
per 100,000 0.0 26.2 19.3 25.9 6.3 0.0 0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 320.9) 157.1 130.3 111.2 93.9 104.0 99.0 81.1

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Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in 2006: 33 (31 officers).

Officers per 1,000 residents here: 1.68
US city average: 3.00

Average climate in Marco Island, Florida

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Marco Island-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1968, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.9 miles away from the Marco Island city center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/11/1968, a category 2 tornado 17.7 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Marco Island topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Marco Island:

  • WILLOUGH AT NAPLES,THE (about 9 miles; NAPLES, FL)
  • CLEVELAND CLINIC FLORIDA HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; NAPLES, FL)
  • GULF COAST HOSPITAL (about 43 miles; FORT MYERS, FL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Marco Island:

  • NAPLES MUNI (about 15 miles; NAPLES, FL; ID: APF)
  • SOUTHWEST FLORIDA INTL (about 41 miles; FORT MYERS, FL; ID: RSW)
  • CHARLOTTE COUNTY (about 70 miles; PUNTA GORDA, FL; ID: PGD)
Other public-use airports nearest to Marco Island:

  • MARCO ISLAND (about 5 miles; MARCO ISLAND, FL; ID: MKY)
  • EVERGLADES AIRPARK (about 25 miles; EVERGLADES, FL; ID: X01)
  • IMMOKALEE (about 40 miles; IMMOKALEE, FL; ID: IMM)

Amtrak station near Marco Island:

  • 16 miles: NAPLES (I-75 AT RTE. 951) – Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area.

Local government website: www.marcoislandcity.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marco Island:

  • FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY (about 46 miles; FT MYERS, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,466)
  • EDISON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; FT MYERS, FL; FT enrollment: 5,032)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (about 91 miles; CORAL GABLES, FL; FT enrollment: 13,050)
  • FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 91 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 22,716)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 104 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 107 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 107 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
Public elementary/middle schools in Marco Island:


 

Churches in Marco Island include: Saint Marks Church (A), San Marco Catholic Church (B), Marco Lutheran Church

Creek: Georgia Fruit Farm Creek

Tourist attractions: Home or Condo for Rent on Marco Island Florida (Tourism Consultants; Post Office Box 459), Chokoloskee Florida (Tourism Consultants; Post Office Box 459), Welcome to 5th Avenue South- Naples- Florida (Tourism Consultants; Post Office Box 459), A Guide to Southwest Florida (Tourism Consultants; Post Office Box 459), Beach Unlimited (Recreation Areas; 1001 North Collier Blvd), Air Ship ‘n Shore Travel Agency (Tours & Charters; 913 North Collier Boulevard).

Hotels: Boathouse (1180 Edington Place), Beach Club of Marco Condo Associates (901 South Collier Boulevard).

Drinking water stations with addresses in Marco Island and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF MARCO ISLAND (Population served: 27114, Surface_water):

Past monitoring violations:

  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) – In MAY-2003, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-01-2003), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2003), St Public Notif requested (2 times from MAY-15-2003 to MAY-15-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Drinking water stations with addresses in Marco Island that have no violations reported:

  • HAKAN SERVICES, INC. (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Average household size:

This city: 2.1 people
Florida: 2.5 people

Percentage of family households:

This city: 72.9%
Whole state: 66.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:

This city: 3.1%
Whole state: 5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2007:

This city: 5.4%
Whole state: 12.5%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2007:

This city: 2.6%
Whole state: 5.7%


Marco Island compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor’s degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Marco Island (2007 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Marco Island South Branch at 1818 San Marco Road, branch established on 2006-05-08; Marco Island Banking Center at 605 East Elkcam Circle, branch established on 1996-03-08. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $48,441.3 mil, Deposits: $39,126.0 mil, headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 751 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Orion Bank: Marco Island Branch at 605 Bald Eagle Drive, branch established on 2000-01-24. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $2,541.7 mil, Deposits: $1,641.1 mil, headquarters in Naples, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Orion Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wachovia Bank, National Association: Marco Island Branch at 1090 North Collier Boulevard, branch established on 1953-08-07. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $518,123.0 mil, Deposits: $353,234.0 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3191 total offices, Holding Company: Wachovia Corporation
  • Bank of America, National Association: Marco Island Branch at 614 Bald Eagle Drive, branch established on 1981-02-06. Info updated 2006-10-10: Bank assets: $1,196,123.8 mil, Deposits: $759,600.6 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5839 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Marco Island Branch at 950 North Collier Boulevard, branch established on 1989-08-15. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $182,628.2 mil, Deposits: $126,571.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1750 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • The Royal Palm Bank of Florida: Marco Island Branch at 690 Bald Eagle Drive, branch established on 2003-01-21. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $189.7 mil, Deposits: $142.3 mil, headquarters in Naples, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Mercantile Bancorp, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Marco Island Branch at 606 Bald Eagle Drive Ste 100, branch established on 1992-01-02. Info updated 2007-01-23: Bank assets: $138,667.9 mil, Deposits: $101,916.7 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2096 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Marco Community Bank: at 1770 San Marco Road, branch established on 2003-08-18. Info updated 2006-11-03: Bank assets: $162.8 mil, Deposits: $144.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Marco Community Bancorp, Inc.
Marco Island mode of transportation to work chart

 

Marco Island travel time to work

 

Marco Island government finances in 2002:

  • Charges – Sewerage: $873,000

    All Other: $146,000

    Parks & Recreation: $77,000

  • Construction – Regular Highways: $3,309,000
  • Current Operations – Fire Protection: $2,318,000

    Police Protection: $1,933,000

    Parks & Recreation: $990,000

    Regular Highways: $902,000

    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $795,000

    Sewerage: $656,000

    General Public Buildings: $394,000

    Central Staff Services: $316,000

    Housing & Community Development: $260,000

    Financial Administration: $239,000

    Judicial and Legal Services: $139,000

  • Federal Intergovernmental – All Other: $98,000
  • General – Interest on Debt: $0
  • Local Intergovernmental – Highways: $484,000

    All Other: $56,000

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified – Other NEC: $619,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed – Other, NEC: $619,000
  • Miscellaneous – Interest Earnings: $589,000

    Special Assessments: $308,000

    General Revenue, NEC: $84,000

  • Other Capital Outlay – General Public Building: $1,347,000

    Fire Protection: $373,000

    Parks & Recreation: $171,000

    Police Protection: $34,000

    Sewerage: $11,000

    Regular Highways: $10,000

    Housing & Community Development: $9,000

    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $9,000

    Central Staff: $2,000

    Financial Administration: $1,000

  • Other Funds – Cash & Deposits: $9,311,000
  • State Intergovernmental – General Support: $1,838,000

    Housing & Community Development: $40,000

    Highways: $16,000

  • Tax – Property: $5,648,000

    NEC: $1,144,000

    Motor Fuels Sales: $655,000

    Public Utilities: $262,000

  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,745,000

9.15% of this county’s 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($129,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here: 9.15%
Florida average: 8.71%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,289 average AGI)

Collier County: 0.17%
Florida average: 0.22%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:

from Lee County, FL 0.98% ($72,511 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL 0.73% ($36,899)
from Broward County, FL 0.31% ($65,057)

8.43% of this county’s 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($53,727 average adjusted gross income)

Here: 8.43%
Florida average: 7.73%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($350 average AGI)

Collier County: 0.08%
Florida average: 0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:

to Lee County, FL 2.40% ($50,198 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL 0.32% ($28,314)
to Broward County, FL 0.17% ($51,521)
Strongest AM radio stations in Marco Island:

  • WVOI (1480 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCNZ (1660 AM; 10 kW; MARCO ISLAND, FL; Owner: ALL FINANCIAL NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5 kW; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marco Island:

  • WSGL (104.7 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WGUF (98.9 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP., OF NEVADA)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WTLT (93.7 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMKO (91.7 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WBTT (105.5 FM; NAPLES PARK, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRR (107.1 FM; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRX (89.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: SHADOWLAWN ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Marco Island:

  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W56DW (Channel 56; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWDT-CA (Channel 43; NAPLES, FL; Owner: RUSSELL R. WEDDELL)
  • WXDT-LP (Channel 23; NAPLES, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WYDT-CA (Channel 32; NAPLES, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WZDT-LP (Channel 39; NAPLES, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)

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All data gathered from:
http://www.city-data.com/city/Marco-Island-Florida.html