Punta Rassa, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Punta Rassa, Florida - Basic Facts

The Punta Rassa Census Designated Place had a population of 1,762 as of July 1, 2016. Punta Rassa 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 Rassa is located at latitude 26.4998 and longitude -82.0021 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the Punta Rassa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.39 sq. miles and a water area of 2.08 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Punta Rassa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403455) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Punta Rassa Census Designated Place is located within of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Punta Rassa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Punta Rassa: Punta Rasa, Puntarasa, Puntarassa.

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Punta Rassa, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,762
Population in Households 1,566
Population in Familes 939
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density1 738
Diversity Index2 4


Total Households 1,036
Average Household Size 1.51
Family Households 442
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 216 (14.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 819 (54.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 466 (31.0%)
Median Home Value $332,143
Average Home Value $443,894


Median Household Income $48,373
Average Household Income $82,732
Per Capita Income $53,805
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.66%
Households 0.08% 0.72%
Families -0.67% 0.54%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   2.54%
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.

Punta Rassa, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Punta Rassa 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 680 26th
Population Density1 # 639 31st
Diversity Index2 # 919 0th
Median Household Income # 408 56th
Per Capita Income # 53 94th

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