Marco Island, Florida Population 2021

17,995
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Marco Island is a city located in Collier County Florida. With a 2020 population of 17,995, it is the 125th largest city in Florida and the 2019th largest city in the United States . Marco Island is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 9.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,413 in 2010. Marco Island reached it's highest population of 17,995 in 2021. Spanning over 25 miles, Marco Island has a population density of 1,480 people per square mile.

The average household income in Marco Island is $142,117 with a poverty rate of 6.03%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,638 per month, and the median house value is $678,900. The median age in Marco Island is 65.3 years, 66.3 years for males, and 64.5 years for females.

Marco Island Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Marco Island was:

  • White: 98.28%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Marco Island, Florida is 17,995 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 17,923.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,413.

Marco Island, Florida Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021398,3046,7011.68%
2020391,6036,7011.71%
2019384,9026,7011.74%
2018378,2015,5231.46%
2017372,6787,2331.94%
2016365,4459,4042.57%
2015356,0418,8302.48%
2014347,2118,2242.37%
2013338,9876,7541.99%
2012332,2334,6041.39%
2011327,6295,0481.54%
2010322,5810.00%

Marco Island Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,52798.28%
Asian1370.77%
Two or More Races1190.67%
Some Other Race380.21%
Black or African American130.07%
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Marco Island Population by Race

Marco Island Population Pyramid $2021

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Marco Island Median Age

65.3


Total

66.3


Male

64.5


Female

Marco Island Adults

There are 16,354 adults, (9,056 of whom are seniors) in Marco Island.

Marco Island Age Dependency

144.4

Age Dependency Ratio

124.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

20.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Marco Island Sex Ratio

Female

8,924

50.04%

Male

8,910

49.96%

Marco Island Population by Age

Marco Island Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marco Island Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All87.5%12.5%
Non Family85.1%14.9%
Male65.5%34.5%
Female42.8%57.2%

87.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marco Island Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,3792.1387.5
Married5,4432.4790.6
Non Family2,6651.1985.1
Female1874.5942.8
Male844.3265.5

2.54

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

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Marco Island Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5253.33%
9th to 12th Grade6273.97%
High School Graduate3,09419.61%
Some College3,29620.89%
Associates Degree1,1627.36%
Bachelors Degree4,52328.66%
Graduate Degree2,55316.18%
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Marco Island Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marco Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White14,30113,5966,754
Hispanic1,288871227
Asian988979
2+ Races946016
Other Race3866
Black1312

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.07%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.61%.

Marco Island Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,374$42,451$26,074
Less Than 9th Grade$24,583$27,500$21,650
High School Graduate$32,621$42,262$21,727
Some College$28,486$38,846$19,521
Bachelors Degree$47,697$53,520$32,306
Graduate Degree$45,875$$41,220

$32,374

Average Earnings

$42,451

Average Male

$26,074

Average Female

Marco Island Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marco Island Language by Age

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Marco Island Language

86.02% of Marco Island residents speak only English, while 13.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.46% of the population.

Marco Island Language

Marco Island Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White15,6639886.31%
Hispanic1,941864.43%
Black1317.69%

6.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.71%

Male Poverty Rate

6.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marco Island

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marco Island is Black, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marco Island is Hispanic, with 4.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.79%.

Marco Island Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School12.77%
Less Than 9th Grade7.55%
Some College4.89%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%

Marco Island Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed20.00%
Male Unemployed13.46%
Male Employed2.17%
Female Employed0.69%

Marco Island Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marco Island Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$86,215$142,117
Families$98,929$161,898
Married Families$103,917-
Non Families$54,504$98,129
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Income by Household Type

Marco Island Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

69.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

72.3%

Male Marriage Rate

67.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marco Island Married by Age and Sex

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Marco Island Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Marco Island Marital Status by Race

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Marco Island Marital Status

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2,119

Number of Veterans

2,088

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam879
Korea336
Second Gulf War133
First Gulf War110
World War II86

Marco Island Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,147
65 to 74603
55 to 64152
35 to 54143
18 to 3474

Marco Island Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,08912.99%
Hispanic664.27%
2+ Races3025.21%

Marco Island Veterans by Race

Marco Island Veterans by Education

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4.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marco Island Veterans by Education

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40.6%

Labor Force Participation

39.4%

Employment Rate

3.1%

Unemployment Rate

Marco Island Employment by Age

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Marco Island Employment by Race

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Marco Island Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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9.66%

Born in Marco Island

86.60%

Native Born

13.40%

Foreign Born

7.46%

Non Citizen

5.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.60% of Marco Island residents were born in the United States, with 9.66% having been born in Florida. 7.46% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Marco Island Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202117,995240.13%
202017,971240.13%
201917,947240.13%
201817,923210.12%
201717,9021180.66%
201617,7842241.28%
201517,5602341.35%
201417,3262631.54%
201317,0632791.66%
201216,7841480.89%
201116,6361831.11%
201016,4531,5741.01%
200014,8790.00%

Marco Island Population by Year