Collier County has the lowest crime rate of any metropolitan county in Florida. Crime rate is calculated per 100,000 residents and includes part 1 crimes reported to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Part 1 crimes are property crimes and violent crimes consisting of homicide, sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft.
HAPPIEST, HEALTHIEST CITY IN THE US - For the third consecutive year, Naples tops the ranking at the number one spot in the Gallup-Sharecare State of American Well-Being 2017 Community Rankings, released on March 13, 2018
Naples/Marco Island was also:
- Ranked #11 “Happiest City in the U.S.” by National Geographic
- Named the “Best Beach Town To Live In” by WalletHub
- Ranked in the top 10 “Best Adventure Travel Destination in the United States” by U.S. Tourism Quality Index
Ranked 3rd in “America’s Favorite Beach Towns” by Travel Leisure
- Ranked 8th "Best Big City" in the U.S. by Condé Nast Traveler
- Awarded a 2017 Readers’ Choice Award by ConventionSouth
Low Cost of Living – At first glance, it may seem like Naples would be an expensive place to live. While the price of homes may be higher than first anticipated, the property tax rate is only 1.2% of your properties value which is the 3rd lowest tax rate in the state. Additionally, we are one of the few states without a state income tax. The sales tax rate in our area is only 6%. The property tax rate in Bonita Springs is just about twice the rate in Naples, however, it’s still much lower than many communities throughout the country.
Collier County Property Appraiser Website - Useful information about property tax exemptions and a searchable property tax database. http://www.collierappraiser.com
Collier County Property Taxes
The Collier County Tax Collector assesses real estate property taxes by using a millage rate (tax amount per $1000 of property value). They assess taxes based on the property value as determined by the Collier Property Appraiser's office. The millage rate is determined each year by the Collier County Board of Commissioners and other governmental agencies. The current Collier County Tax rate is approximately 1.25% times the assessed value of the property. Collier County property taxes is the lowest tax rate in the state of Florida
Tax bills are sent out on October 31 of the tax year and are due between the months of November and March. Paying in November earns you a 4% discount and that discount is decreased each month that it is not paid until April when it becomes delinquent.
Florida’s Paradise Coast — Naples, Marco Island, Everglades City and the Gulf Coast portion of Everglades National Park — has an array of vacation options year-round. With more than 30 miles of soft, white sand beaches, thriving arts and culture scene, distinctive dining, family attractions and the best of outdoor adventure, the Paradise Coast is truly a destination with it all. Located just two hours from Miami, four hours from Orlando and three hours from Tampa, the Paradise Coast is easily accessible from some of Florida’s largest cities. Travelers outside of the Sunshine State can fly into Southwest Florida International Airport, which provides nonstop service to 44 destinations on 14 different air carriers.
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