Marco Island is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in Florida. With a population of 17,905 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Marco Island is the 148th largest community in Florida.
Marco Island is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.56% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. There are a lot of people living in Marco Island who work in sales jobs (17.02%), management occupations (16.36%), and food service (13.02%).
The education level of Marco Island ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Marco Island, 44.66% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.85% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Marco Island in 2010 was $58,717, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $234,865 for a family of four.
Most Marco Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Marco Island also has a large Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.67% of the city’s residents. Ancestries of people in Marco Island include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Marco Island's cultural character, accounting for 15.73% of the city’s population.
The most common language in Marco Island is English. Other languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.