Punta Gorda is a city located in Charlotte County Florida. Punta Gorda has a 2020 population of 21,434. It is also the county seat of Charlotte County. Punta Gorda is currently growing at a rate of 1.68% annually and its population has increased by 25.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 17,127 in 2010.
The average household income in Punta Gorda is $88,891 with a poverty rate of 9.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,029 per month, and the median house value is $325,800. The median age in Punta Gorda is 66.5 years, 67.4 years for males, and 65.6 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Punta Gordawas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 asian people with a rate of 51.79%.
92.60% of Punta Gorda residents speak only English, while 7.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Punta Gorda is Black, with 73.20% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Punta Gorda is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.91%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Punta Gorda
92.16% of Punta Gorda residents were born in the United States, with 13.28% having been born in Florida. 2.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.
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