Punta Gorda, Florida Population 2020

20,057

Punta Gorda, Florida's estimated population is 20,057 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Punta Gorda, Florida is the 116th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1295.16 people/mi² (500.06 people/km²).

The overall median age is 66.9 years, 67.6 years for males, and 66.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

The median income for households in Punta Gorda, Florida is $, while the mean household income is $.

Punta Gorda Fl Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Punta Gorda Fl was:

  • White: 95.29%
  • Black or African American: 2.41%
  • Two or more races: 0.85%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Other race: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%

How Many People Live in Punta Gorda, Florida?

20,057
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201820,0573511.78%
201719,7064882.54%
201619,2186483.49%
201518,5705312.94%
201418,0394082.31%
201317,6312511.44%
201217,3802381.39%
201117,142150.09%
201017,1272,7831.79%
200014,3443,5972.93%
199010,7473,9504.69%
19806,7972,9185.77%
19703,8797222.08%
19603,1570.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018184,9983,4611.87%
2017181,5373,8152.10%
2016177,7225,2852.97%
2015172,4374,3622.53%
2014168,0753,3812.01%
2013164,6941,9451.18%
2012162,7492,8981.78%
2011159,851-16-0.01%
2010159,8670.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,22395.29%
Black or African American4612.41%
Two or More Races1630.85%
Asian1300.68%
Some Other Race960.50%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.26%

Punta Gorda Fl Population Pyramid 2020

Punta Gorda Fl Median Age

66.9


Total

67.6


Male

66.5


Female

Punta Gorda Fl Adults

There are 17,974 adults, (10,719 of whom are seniors) in Punta Gorda Fl.

Punta Gorda Fl Age Dependency

163.6

Age Dependency Ratio

147.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Punta Gorda Fl Sex Ratio

Female

10,148

53.07%

Male

8,975

46.93%

Punta Gorda Fl Households and Families

Punta Gorda Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Punta Gorda Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
All81.8%18.2%
Non Family69.8%30.2%
Male69.5%30.5%
Female52.4%47.6%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8251.9381.8
Married5,5942.2492.1
Non Family3,6991.2469.8
Female4373.6852.4
Male95369.5

2.33

Average Family Size

1.93

Average Household Size

3.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Punta Gorda Fl Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2321.35%
9th to 12th Grade7064.11%
High School Graduate3,99123.25%
Some College4,09923.87%
Associates Degree1,4558.47%
Bachelors Degree4,04323.55%
Graduate Degree2,64315.39%

Punta Gorda Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,95515,3116,393
Hispanic746516190
Black240212
Asian13011465
Native American5030
Multiple Races484823
Other Race414141

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,012$36,230$29,503
Less Than High School$$31,127$8,897
High School Grad$28,065$36,944$21,552
Some College$27,917$28,600$27,443
Bachelors Degree$40,750$68,506$29,837
Graduate Degree$47,663$43,026$50,571

$32,012

Average Earnings

$36,230

Average Male

$29,503

Average Female

Punta Gorda Fl Language

Punta Gorda Fl Language by Age

Punta Gorda Fl Language

91.55% of Punta Gorda Fl residents speak only English, while 8.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.35% of the population.

Punta Gorda Fl Poverty

Punta Gorda Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White16,9991,2657.44%
Black45330968.21%
Hispanic1,15014012.17%
Native502040.00%

9.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.25%

Male Poverty Rate

9.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Punta Gorda Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Punta Gorda Fl is Black, with 68.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Punta Gorda Fl is White, with 7.44% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.80%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.50%
High School11.00%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.04%
Female Unemployed18.40%
Female Employed10.32%
Male Employed4.97%

Punta Gorda Fl Income

Punta Gorda Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,598$86,795
Families$79,197$105,345
Married Families$81,521-
Non Families$37,667$55,593

Punta Gorda Fl Marital Status

Punta Gorda Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Punta Gorda Fl Married by Age and Sex

Punta Gorda Fl Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Punta Gorda Fl Marital Status by Race

Punta Gorda Fl Veterans

3,408

Number of Veterans

3,226

Male Veterans

182

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,382
Korea663
First Gulf War284
World War II282
Second Gulf War69

Punta Gorda Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,35519.52%
Hispanic374.96%
2 or More2347.92%
Other1919.79%
Black112.39%

Punta Gorda Fl Veterans by Education

4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Punta Gorda Fl Employment Status

30.9%

Labor Force Participation

28.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

Punta Gorda Fl Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

11.18%

Born in Florida

91.96%

Native Born

8.04%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.96% of Punta Gorda Fl residents were born in the United States, with 11.18% having been born in Florida. 2.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.