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North Port, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of North Port had a population of 62,781 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for North Port is located at latitude 27.0582 and longitude -82.198 in Sarasota County. The formal boundaries for the City of North Port (see map below) encompass a land area of 99.42 sq. miles and a water area of 4.76 sq. miles. Sarasota County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of North Port (GNIS ID: 2404398) 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 North Port is located within North Port CCD of Sarasota County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Port 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 North Port: North Port Charlotte.

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North Port, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 62,781
Population in Households 62,663
Population in Familes 51,878
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 632
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 24,500
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 17,489
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,578 (58.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,921 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,823 (19.2%)
Median Home Value $141,609
Average Home Value $182,483


Median Household Income $50,603
Average Household Income $62,928
Per Capita Income $24,774
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.53%
Households 1.42% 1.47%
Families 1.24% 1.39%
Median Household Income   2.06%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

North Port, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Port 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 # 50 95th
Population Density1 # 670 27th
Diversity Index2 # 544 41st
Median Household Income # 347 62nd
Per Capita Income # 463 50th

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