Punta Gorda, Florida Population 2020

21,033
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Punta Gorda is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 21,033, it is the 115th largest city in Florida and the 1777th largest city in the United States. Punta Gorda is currently growing at a rate of 2.38% annually and its population has increased by 26.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,641 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Punta Gorda has a population density of 1,355 people per square mile.

The average household income in Punta Gorda is $86,795 with a poverty rate of 9.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $998 per month, and the median house value is $313,200. The median age in Punta Gorda is 66.9 years, 67.6 years for males, and 66.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.4 males.

Punta Gorda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Punta Gorda 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%
The current population of Punta Gorda, Florida is 21,033, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,057.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 16,641.

Punta Gorda, Florida Population 2020

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020191,9203,4611.80%
2019188,4593,4611.84%
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%
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Punta Gorda Population Pyramid 2020

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Punta Gorda Median Age

66.9


Total

67.6


Male

66.5


Female

Punta Gorda Adults

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

Punta Gorda Age Dependency

163.6

Age Dependency Ratio

147.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

15.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Punta Gorda Sex Ratio

Female

10,148

53.07%

Male

8,975

46.93%

Punta Gorda Households and Families

Punta Gorda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Punta Gorda 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)

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Punta Gorda Education

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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%
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Punta Gorda Educational Attainment by Race

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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%.

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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 Language

Punta Gorda Language by Age

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Punta Gorda Language

91.55% of Punta Gorda 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 Poverty

Punta Gorda Poverty by Race

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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

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Punta Gorda 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%.

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

Punta Gorda Income

Punta Gorda Income by Household Type

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

Punta Gorda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

63.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.4%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Punta Gorda Married by Age and Sex

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Punta Gorda 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 Marital Status by Race

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Punta Gorda Veterans

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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
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Age Group Veterans
75+1,706
65 to 741,181
55 to 64293
35 to 54190
18 to 3438
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,35519.52%
Hispanic374.96%
2 or More2347.92%
Other1919.79%
Black112.39%

Punta Gorda Veterans by Education

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4.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Punta Gorda Employment Status

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30.9%

Labor Force Participation

28.5%

Employment Rate

7.7%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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11.18%

Born in Florida

91.96%

Native Born

8.04%

Foreign Born

2.77%

Non Citizen

5.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.96% of Punta Gorda 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202021,0334882.38%
201920,5454882.43%
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%