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Lely, Florida
Location in Collier County and the state of Florida
Location in Collier County and the state of Florida
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Collier
Area
 • Total 1.48 sq mi (3.82 km2)
 • Land 1.37 sq mi (3.55 km2)
 • Water 0.10 sq mi (0.27 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 3,694
 • Density 2,692.42/sq mi (1,039.49/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 12-39987
GNIS feature ID 1867168

Lely is a census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,451 at the 2010 census. It is part of the NaplesMarco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Lely is located in western Collier County at 26°6′10″N 81°43′59″W / 26.10278°N 81.73306°W / 26.10278; -81.73306 (26.102802, -81.733125). It is bordered on the southwest by U.S. Route 41, on the south by Naples Manor, and on the southeast by Lely Resort. Downtown Naples is 5 miles (8 km) to the northwest on U.S. 41.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Lely CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.8 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 7.04%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 3,694
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Lely racial composition
(Hispanics excluded from racial categories)
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race Number Percentage
White (NH) 3,051 82.59%
Black or African American (NH) 176 4.76%
Native American or Alaska Native (NH) 5 0.14%
Asian (NH) 28 0.76%
Pacific Islander (NH) 1 0.03%
Some Other Race (NH) 7 0.19%
Mixed/Multi-Racial (NH) 65 1.76%
Hispanic or Latino 361 9.77%
Total 3,694

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,694 people, 1,795 households, and 1,030 families residing in the CDP.

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