Lely Resort, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lely Resort, Florida - Basic Facts

The Lely Resort Census Designated Place had a population of 6,340 as of July 1, 2017. Lely Resort ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Lely Resort is located at latitude 26.0994 and longitude -81.7087 in Collier County. The formal boundaries for the Lely Resort Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Collier County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Lely Resort Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403230) 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 Lely Resort Census Designated Place is located within Naples CCD of Collier County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lely Resort 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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Lely Resort, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,340
Daytime Population: Workers 3,801
Daytime Population: Residents 3,876
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,677
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 6,340
Population in Familes 5,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,274
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $61,827
Average Household Income $99,713
Per Capita Income $42,465


Total Housing Units 4,793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,565 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,135 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,093 (43.7%)
Median Home Value $488,946
Average Home Value $551,645


Total Households 2,700
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 2,017
Average Family Size 3
  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 4.38% 3.41%
Households 4.33% 3.37%
Families 4.44% 3.43%
Median Household Income   5.3%
Per Capita Income   3.65%

Lely Resort, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lely Resort 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 # 413 55th
Population Density # 524 43rd
Diversity Index # 222 76th
Median Household Income # 208 77th
Per Capita Income # 136 85th

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