The City of Punta Gorda had a population of 18,327 as of July 1, 2016. Punta Gorda ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Punta Gorda is located at latitude 26.8633 and longitude -82.0325 in Charlotte County. The formal boundaries for the City of Punta Gorda (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.02 sq. miles and a water area of 5.98 sq. miles. Charlotte County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.
The City of Punta Gorda (GNIS ID: 2404578) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Punta Gorda is located within Punta Gorda CCD of Charlotte County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Punta Gorda population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||18,136|
|Population in Familes||14,327|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||191|
|Average Household Size||1.97|
|Average Family Size||2|
|Total Housing Units||12,775 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||7,296 (57.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,908 (14.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,571 (28.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$338,339|
|Average Home Value||$375,743|
|Median Household Income||$55,559|
|Average Household Income||$86,657|
|Per Capita Income||$43,804|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.59%|
|Per Capita Income||2.28%|
The table below compares Punta Gorda to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.
|Total Population||# 201||78th|
|Population Density1||# 532||42nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 783||15th|
|Median Household Income||# 249||73rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 99||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.