Demographics

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A Diverse Population

This County Snapshot provides a quick overview of the most pertinent general information, data, and demographics about Collier County.

  • Population – 392,076
  • Population Expected Increase -  2.5% between 2022 and 2027
  • Median age – 51.3
  • Regional Employment – 166,057

From 2017 to 2022, job growth increased by 6.4% in Collier County, Florida. This change outpaced the national growth rate of 2.4% by 4.0%. As the number of jobs increased, the labor force participation rate increased from 56.1% to 56.9% between 2017 and 2022.

Population Characteristics

Millennials - Collier County has 55,251 millennials (ages 25-39). The national average for an area this size is 80,926.

Racial Diversity - Racial diversity is about average in Collier County which equates to 152,115. The national average for an area this size is 163,672 racially diverse people.

Veterans - Collier County has 22,747 veterans. The national average for an area this size is 20,330.

Retiring Soon - Retirement risk is high in Collier County which equates to 189,934. The national average for an area this size is 119,272 people 55 or older.