Golden Gate, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Golden Gate, Florida - Basic Facts

The Golden Gate Census Designated Place had a population of 26,375 as of July 1, 2017. Golden Gate ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Gate is located at latitude 26.1836 and longitude -81.7037 in Collier County. The formal boundaries for the Golden Gate Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Collier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Golden Gate Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402531) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Golden Gate Census Designated Place is located within Naples CCD of Collier County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden Gate population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Golden Gate, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 26,375
Daytime Population: Workers 3,255
Daytime Population: Residents 13,773
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,028
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 26,362
Population in Familes 21,567
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density2 6,759
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $42,151
Average Household Income $55,233
Per Capita Income $16,211


Total Housing Units 8,825 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,486 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,246 (48.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,093 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $157,256
Average Home Value $185,693


Total Households 7,732
Average Household Size 3.41
Family Households 5,925
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.33% 1.53%
Households 1.2% 1.47%
Families 1.11% 1.4%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Golden Gate, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Gate to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 141 85th
Population Density # 66 93rd
Diversity Index # 65 93rd
Median Household Income # 592 36th
Per Capita Income # 829 10th

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