Retire in Naples


Find out how much it costs to live in Naples.

Cost of Living

Trying to keep your retirement income in your pocket instead of Uncle Sam’s? If that’s your goal, Florida could not be better. Rated by Kiplinger’s as one of the most Tax Friendly in the country, Florida has no income tax, no social security tax, and no taxes on any other retirement income. The cost of living in Naples, however, is above the national average.

Kiplinger Rating:

Most Tax Friendly

State Income Tax:


Social Security Tax?


County + State Sales Tax


Property Tax Rate *


Property Tax Ranking (County Property Tax rank out of 2,773, higher rank=lower rate) *


* 2008-2010

Cost of Living Index (100=average):


Housing + transportation costs as % of income:


Tax Details

State Sales Tax Breaks for Seniors:


Pensions Taxed?


Tax burden: % income going to state and local taxes:


Inheritance and estate taxes (per Kiplinger):


Taxing of other retirement income (per Kiplinger):


Property Tax Break for Seniors (per Kiplinger):

Florida residents ages 65 and older who meet certain income limits can receive an extra homestead exemption of up to $50,000 from some city and county governments and/or an exemption equal to the assessed value of the property, as long as the real estate has a fair market value of less than $250,000, the homeowner has maintained permanent residence at the location for at least 25 years, and household income does not exceed $27,994 during 2014.


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Real Estate

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Work Potential

Naples has a very low unemployment rate, and an average amount of individuals 65+ employed. Collier County public schools, the Collier County government, and Publix supermarkets are some of the largest employers in the area. Employment growth in the past three years has also been high, which can increase job opportunities for future retirees.

  • Area
  • National Average

5 Largest Companies

  • Collier County Public Schools
  • Collier County Govt
  • Publix Super Markets
  • NCH Healthcare System
  • Ritz-Carlton Hotel

GDP Growth Last 3 Years


Income Growth Last 3 Years


Employment Growth Last 3 Years


Top Industries Hiring

  • Construction
  • Accommodation and food services
  • Retail trade
  • Other services, except public administration
  • Finance and insurance

Breakdown Fulltime vs Part Time over 65 (%)

  • Part Time over 65
  • Full Time Over 65

Occupation Breakdown (%)

  • Management, Business, Science & Arts (MBSA)
  • Natural Resources, Contruction & Maintenance (NRCM)
  • Production, Transportation, Materials & Moving (PTMM)
  • Sales & Office (S&O)
  • Service

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