Marco Island

Marco Island is home to resort hotels, beaches, marinas, and golf courses.

Welcome to Marco Island

Marco Island is the largest and only developed land in Florida's Ten Thousand Islands located on the Gulf of Mexico in Southwest Florida.

This Gulf Coast retreat offers luxury resorts, beautiful beaches, and parks. 

Talking about Marco Island’s splendid beaches with beautiful white sands, and crystal clear water which are not crowded and unspoiled. As one can imagine Boating is a way of life here. Most of the homes and rentals are on the water. 

Marco Island's beach and surrounding sand bars offer a wide variety of shells. A number of island tour operators provide short trips by boat to deserted sand bars and beach islands that are covered in shells and free from crowds, providing a relaxed atmosphere to search for these treasures.

Marco Island is well known in archaeological circles as an important center of early American civilization, based on priceless artifacts recovered there dating back to the Calusa Indians. Learn more by visiting the Marco Island Historical Museum. 

Shopping at Marco Island is way more than beachwear. The specialty of local shops offers the finest designer fashion, artwork, and interesting souvenirs. 

Marco Island's accommodations range from luxurious waterfront resorts to villa resorts, small motels, and a historic inn, as well as private condominiums and elegant homes available for short and long term vacation rental.

Overview for Marco Island, FL

15,929 people live in Marco Island, where the median age is 66.9 and the average individual income is $78,002. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

66.9 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Marco Island, FL

Marco Island has 8,131 households, with an average household size of 1.96. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Marco Island do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 15,929 people call Marco Island home. The population density is 1,310.24 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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Median Age

49.94 / 50.06%

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Schools in Marco Island, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Marco Island. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Marco Island Charter Middle
6th - 8th
9th - 12th
Tommie Barfield Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Island Montessori Academy
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Marketplace Mission Learning Center
6th - 6th
No rating available

Around Marco Island, FL

There's plenty to do around Marco Island, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Walking Score
Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Marco Island Eco Tours, Wild Thing Charters, and Marco Fun.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 3.6 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.5 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.53 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.62 miles 23 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.78 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

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