Punta Gorda, FL 33955 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 33955: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Punta Gorda, FL 33955

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 96
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,993
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 553
  • County: Charlotte County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.84, Longitude -81.998
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 33955 has segments in 2 Counties (Charlotte, Lee).

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Punta Gorda, FL 33955 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,010
Population in Households 10,258
Population in Familes 8,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 752
Population Density1 119
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 4,592
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 3,221
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,967 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 625 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,386 (34.2%)
Median Home Value $190,625
Average Home Value $248,292


Median Household Income $51,841
Average Household Income $78,100
Per Capita Income $35,002
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.78% 2.37%
Households 1.57% 2.48%
Families 1.44% 2.4%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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 Gorda, FL 33955 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33955 to the other 965 ZIP Codes 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 # 661 32nd
Population Density1 # 763 21st
Diversity Index2 # 799 17th
Median Household Income # 343 65th
Per Capita Income # 208 79th

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