Golden Gate, Florida

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Golden Gate, Florida
Census-designated place
Location in Collier County and the state of Florida
Location in Collier County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 26°11′7″N 81°42′13″W / 26.18528°N 81.70361°W / 26.18528; -81.70361Coordinates: 26°11′7″N 81°42′13″W / 26.18528°N 81.70361°W / 26.18528; -81.70361
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Collier
Area
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.6 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10.1 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 10 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 23,961
 • Density 6,140/sq mi (2,370.7/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 34116
Area code(s) 239
FIPS code 12-26300[1]
GNIS feature ID 0283146[2]

Golden Gate is a community and census-designated place (CDP) in Collier County, Florida, United States. Golden Gate's boundaries coincide with a 2 by 2 miles (3.2 by 3.2 km) square of significantly higher density development than surrounding areas. The population was 23,961 as recorded in the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the NaplesMarco Island Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Golden Gate is located in western Collier County at 26°11′7″N 81°42′13″W / 26.18528°N 81.70361°W / 26.18528; -81.70361,[4] 8 miles (13 km) northeast of Naples.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (10.6 km2), of which 3.9 square miles (10.1 km2) is land and 0.19 square miles (0.5 km2), or 5.08%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 20,951 people, 6,518 households, and 5,012 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 5,190.7 people per square mile (2,002.3/km²). There were 7,010 housing units at an average density of 1,736.8/sq mi (669.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 77.00% White, 10.15% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.71% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 7.34% from other races, and 4.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 37.14% of the population.

There were 6,518 households out of which 44.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 13.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 14.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.21 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 30.1% under the age of 18, 11.6% from 18 to 24, 36.0% from 25 to 44, 16.1% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 111.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $42,295, and the median income for a family was $41,774. Males had a median income of $28,630 versus $22,911 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $15,923. About 11.4% of families and 14.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.0% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.

Public transportation[edit]

Golden Gate is served by Collier Area Transit's 3A, 3B, 4, and 10 routes. [5]

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