Charlotte County FL Information


Charlotte County Subdivisions

Charlotte County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 173,357
Population in Households 170,136
Population in Familes 132,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,221
Population Density1 255
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 78,477
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 50,789
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109,326 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59,686 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,791 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 30,849 (28.2%)
Median Home Value $165,351
Average Home Value $225,724


Median Household Income $45,102
Average Household Income $61,842
Per Capita Income $28,686
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.29% 1.54%
Households 1.08% 1.43%
Families 0.95% 1.34%
Median Household Income   2.7%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Charlotte County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Charlotte County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 29 58th
Population Density1 # 26 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 62 9th
Median Household Income # 30 57th
Per Capita Income # 17 76th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.