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 1,794 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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

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Punta Rassa, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,794
Daytime Population: Workers 5,189
Daytime Population: Residents 1,715
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,904
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.85
Population in Households 1,598
Population in Familes 956
Population in Group Qrtrs 196
Population Density2 751
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $51,122
Average Household Income $89,830
Per Capita Income $58,011


Total Housing Units 1,484 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (15.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 834 (56.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 428 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $333,333
Average Home Value $427,955


Total Households 1,056
Average Household Size 1.51
Family Households 451
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.34% 0.73%
Households 0.33% 0.8%
Families -0.3% 0.61%
Median Household Income   3.5%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

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, 2017 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 # 679 26th
Population Density # 641 30th
Diversity Index # 919 0th
Median Household Income # 379 59th
Per Capita Income # 50 95th

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