|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Punta Gorda is 19,981. Punta Gorda, Florida is the 1,872nd largest city in the US.
Punta Gorda is located entirely in Charlotte County.
The current population of Punta Gorda (19,981) is it's peak population.
Punta Gorda has grown 37.6% since the 2000. Punta Gorda, Florida is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 70% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Punta Gorda has a population density of 1,108.9 people per square mile.
|1729||Sunny Isles Beach||22,064||44.1%|
|1809||Fort Walton Beach||20,879||4.3%|
|1867||Mayfield Heights, Ohio||20,044||3.6%|
|1870||Brigham City, Utah||19,998||14.4%|
|1872||Punta Gorda, Florida||19,981||37.6%|
|1874||Sand Springs, Oklahoma||19,973||13.7%|
|1875||Forest Park, Ohio||19,971||2.9%|
|1876||Plattsburgh, New York||19,909||5.7%|
|1878||West Haven, Utah||19,880||396.2%|
The total voting age population of Punta Gorda, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 17,436. The voting age population is 46.9% male and 53.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 54.1% of the residents of Punta Gorda are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Punta Gorda are 95.1% White, 2.7% Black, 0.7% Two or more races, 0.6% Asian, 0.6% Other and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 5.7% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Punta Gorda, 9.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 17.7%. On a per-household basis, 6.5% of families are below the poverty line in Punta Gorda.
Among those aged 16 and older, 30.2% of Punta Gorda residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 95.5% of Punta Gorda residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 38.7% have a bachelor's degree and 14.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Punta Gorda residents aged 5 and older, 7.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 3.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Punta Gorda is 6.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Punta Gorda, 12.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Punta Gorda is $61,395.
In Punta Gorda, 81.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 18.5% of housing units in Punta Gorda.
Of all the housing units in Punta Gorda, 0.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Punta Gorda, 32.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 4,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Punta Gorda is $1,029.
In Punta Gorda, 85.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.