Lely, Florida

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Population in 2010: 3,451. Population change since 2000: -10.5%
Males: 1,845  (53.5%)
Females: 1,606  (46.5%)
Median resident age:  66.0 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 34113.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $56,878 (it was $45,170 in 2000)
Lely:

$56,878
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $33,742 (it was $32,430 in 2000)

Lely CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $206,113 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Lely:

$206,113
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $212,627; Detached houses: $281,178; Townhouses or other attached units: $246,759; In 2-unit structures: $264,413; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,420; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,146

Median gross rent in 2015: $1,492.

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  • Races in Lely, FL (2010)

    Lely races chart
    • 3,05888.6%White alone
    • 2086.0%Hispanic
    • 1213.5%Black alone
    • 371.1%Asian alone
    • 160.5%Two or more races
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 30.09%American Indian alone
    • 20.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Lely detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lely: 97.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (15.9%), Italian (13.4%), German (12.9%), American (12.8%), Irish (11.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 5 feet

Land area: 1.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,361 people per square mile   (low).

Lely,FL real estate house value index trend

Lely, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Lely:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lely CDP:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 13.2%
  • Divorced: 16.5%

254 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 2.7% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This place:

6.8%
Florida:

19.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,875 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,071 (0.6%)

Lely satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (40.2 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kendale Lakes-Lindgren Acres, FL (86.5 miles , pop. 314,677).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (871.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Naples Manor, FL (1.0 miles ), Lely Resort, FL (1.6 miles ), Verona Walk, FL (1.9 miles ), Naples, FL (2.3 miles ), Golden Gate, FL (2.4 miles ), Vineyards, FL (2.9 miles ), Pelican Bay, FL (3.2 miles ), Island Walk, FL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 26.10 N, Longitude: 81.73 W

Lely household income distribution Lely home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Legal occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Work and jobs in Lely: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Lely, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lely-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/9/1968, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Lely place center killed 2 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 6/10/1962, a category F2 tornado 21.4 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lely-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 304.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 248.5 miles away from Lely center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 177.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 300.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 535.9 miles away from Lely center
On 4/13/2003 at 04:52:53, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Collier County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 7, Tropical Storms: 5, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lely topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lely:

  • WILLOUGH AT NAPLES,THE (Hospital, about 1 miles away; NAPLES, FL)
  • MANORCARE AT LELY PALMS (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NAPLES, FL)
  • MANORCARE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; NAPLES, FL)
  • ARA - NAPLES SOUTH DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; NAPLES, FL)
  • BMA - SOUTH COLLIER (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; NAPLES, FL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NAPLES, FL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; NAPLES, FL)

Amtrak station near Lely:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lely:

  • Hodges University (about 13 miles; Naples, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,132)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 26 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • Edison State College (about 33 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 10,649)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 87 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)
  • Florida International University (about 88 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 41,234)
  • Florida Career College-Miami (about 89 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 10,133)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 90 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)

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Notable locations in Lely: Orange Park Country Club (A), Mustang Golf Course (B), Collier County Public Library East Naples Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Collier County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.0
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 3.9%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  53.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
163 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
62 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals in 2010
149 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Florida average:

12.2

Lely travel time to work - commute Lely mode of transportation to work chart

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Neighborhood in Lely (Lely, Florida Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Lely CDP (based on Collier County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic47,70211
Evangelical Protestant36,176140
Mainline Protestant18,59926
Other5,71024
Orthodox1,7305
Black Protestant1,1174
None210,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 63
Collier County:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Collier County:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 83
Collier County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 365
Here:

11.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Collier County:

20.9%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.1%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Lely:

57.3%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.3%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Lely:

28.7
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lely:

16.9%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lely:

12.7%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

38.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Lely:

58.2%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Lely:

72.5%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lely, FL Residents

7.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($104,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.35%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.29% of residents moved from foreign countries ($943 average AGI)
Collier County:

0.29%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, FL  1.30% ($39,893 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.45% ($27,191)
from Broward County, FL  0.25% ($44,722)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($368 average AGI)
Collier County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, FL  1.43% ($36,775 average AGI)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.57% ($28,631)
to Broward County, FL  0.27% ($33,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lely:

  • 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.)
  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5 kW; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lely:

  • WTLT (93.7 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSRX (89.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: SHADOWLAWN ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WGUF (98.9 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP., OF NEVADA)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WSGL (104.7 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMKO (91.7 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • 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.)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFZ-FM (92.1 FM; IMMOKALEE, FL; Owner: PRAISE ENTERPRISES-NAPLES, LLC)
  • WNRW (98.5 FM; SAN CARLOS PARK, FL; Owner: BEL MEADE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBX (99.3 FM; FORT MYERS BEACH, FL; Owner: WJBX LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPT (106.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; PUNTA RASSA, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Lely:

  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WBSP-CA (Channel 9; NAPLES, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $17,000Total costs
  • 17,250Total average daily traffic
  • 517Total average daily truck traffic
  • 29,929Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
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    Assigned Frequencies: 217.750 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 04/05/2024, Certifier: John J DalyRegistrant: Data Flow Systems, Inc., 605 N. John Rodes Blvd., Melbourne, FL 32934-9105, Phone: (321) 259-5009, Fax: (321) 259-4006, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$212,22228$114,96440$156,7501$3,00023$106,435
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$156,0006$120,1670$01$120,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$173,0005$169,00028$178,1433$141,0008$188,375
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$88,0004$149,00011$175,1820$05$148,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$122,0005$174,4001$30,0001$122,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$146,5001$173,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$332,0001$229,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$89,0000$01$89,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Lely compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above 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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