Naples is a mid-sized city located in the state of Florida. The city has a population of 20,980 inhabitants. If we look at the most recent Census, Naples is known to have a predominantly White population. The next two most common races are Black and Asian. Based on an average age of 65, Naples appears to be a city better suited for seniors or retirees as the average age is well above the national average. Naples has a high percentage of people who are married with children when compared to the rest of the country. In total, more than 92% of the population is classified as married and 90% have kids.
Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Naples could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Florida if you know where to search. To help you find the best places to live in and around Naples, AreaVibes has created a livability score using key metrics like cost of living, education, housing and more.
Naples has a livability score of 80 out of 100 and is ranked #179 in Florida and #1,724 in the USA. Compared to the national average, Naples ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Naples has also earned the rare honor of ranking in the top 10 percentile among all cities. There are seven total categories that form the livability score. Naples scores well for amenities (A+), crime (A), weather (A+), education (B+) and employment (A). On a less positive note, Naples does not have favorable ranks for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (D). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.
Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Naples, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do. Here are some of the more popular things to do in Naples: Naples Pier, Naples Zoo at Caribbean Gardens, and Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary.
Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Naples gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 103 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.
Jobs are always a hot topic for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Your chances of finding new employment in Naples is actually far better than most areas. With a low unemployment rate of 0%, finding work should be much easier than the average city.
Naples real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Naples. The median home price for Naples homes is $770,000, which is 361.6% higher than the Florida average. If we take a closer look at the affordability of homes in Naples, we’ll see that the home price to income ratio is 9.1, which is 167.6% higher than the Florida average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Naples area were 4.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 7.9%.
|Park Shore, Naples||86||3.5||2,997|
|Aqualane Shore, Naples||83||1.7||340|
|Port Royal, Naples||83||3||625|
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