Living in Punta Gorda, FL

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Punta Gorda SnackAbility

8.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Punta Gorda, FL Crime Report

341
Total Crimes
1,690.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-34.18%
Below National Average

Punta Gorda, FL Cost Of Living

117
Punta Gorda's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average

Punta Gorda, Florida Info Snack

Punta Gorda (/pnt rd/; English: Fat Point) is a city in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census the city had a population of 16,641. It is the county seat of Charlotte County and the only incorporated municipality in the county. Punta Gorda is the principal city of the Punta Gorda, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area and is also in the Sarasota-Bradenton-Punta Gorda Combined Statistical Area.
Population
19,123
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
9.2%
Median Home
$313,200
Median Income
$61,598
Median Rent
$998

Punta Gorda, FL Photos

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Map Of Punta Gorda, FL

Population over time in Punta Gorda

Year Population % Change
2017 19,123 2.5%
2016 18,656 5.3%
2015 17,721 2.5%
2014 17,288 1.8%
2013 16,984 1.1%
2012 16,796 0.7%
2011 16,685 0.2%
2010 16,652 0.5%
2009 16,570 -
Crime/100k Punta Gorda FL USA
Violent Crime 54.5 384.9 368.9
Murder 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 9.9 79.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 39.7 260.8 246.8
Property Crime 1636.1 2281.8 2199.5
Burglary 138.8 337.7 376.0
Larceny 1437.8 1750.8 1594.6
Car Theft 59.5 193.3 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Punta Gorda

White
89.7% (17,158)
African American
2.4% (461)
American Indian
0.3% (50)
Asian
0.7% (130)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.4% (70)
Two Or More
0.5% (88)
Hispanic
6.1% (1,166)
Race Punta Gorda FL USA
White 89.7% 54.4% 61.1%
African American 2.4% 15.4% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 2.7% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.5% 1.8% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.1% 25.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Punta Gorda, Florida

Less than $10,000
4.8% (91,868)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (72,599)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.5% (162,131)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (206,508)
$35,000 to $49,999
14.6% (278,524)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.9% (304,216)
$75,000 to $99,999
15.6% (297,404)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.3% (255,167)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.6% (87,780)
$200,000 or more
8.2% (156,098)
Income Punta Gorda FL USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 6.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 4.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.5% 10.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 10.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 14.6% 14.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.9% 18.4% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 15.6% 11.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.3% 12.5% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.6% 4.8% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 8.2% 5.4% 7.0%

Gender in Punta Gorda

Female
53.1% (10,148)
Male
46.9% (8,975)
Gender Punta Gorda FL USA
Female 53.1% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 46.9% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Punta Gorda for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (191)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (764)
High School / GED
23.0% (4,398)
Some College
24.0% (4,589)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (1,529)
Bachelor's Degree
24.0% (4,589)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,103)
Professional Degree
3.0% (573)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (382)
Education Punta Gorda FL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 20.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 24.0% 19.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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