Nationwide Claims to Fame

Punta Gorda is 30th out of 6,406 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Statewide Claims to Fame

Punta Gorda is 16th in Florida out of 453 other cities in Residents 65 or older

Punta Gorda, Florida Border Map - Phone Size

General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Current population (2012) 16,869 120th 19,317,568 313,914,040
Size in square miles 15.0 128th 53,624.8 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,108.9 362nd 350.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Residents younger than 5 2.3% 427th 5.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 9.2% 433rd 20.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 47.9% 16th 18.2% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.2% 67th 85.5% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 35.9% 90th 26.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Race - White 93.3% 74th 78.3% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 3.3% 331st 16.6% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 366th 0.5% 1.2%
Race - Asian 1.1% 327th 2.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 386th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.3% 397th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 4.5% 398th 23.2% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 90.0% 54th 57.0% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Female residents 52.5% 118th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 7.6% 340th 19.2% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Housing units 11,580 139th 9,026,965 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 35.0% 133rd 29.9% 25.9%
Households 8,018 162nd 7,140,096 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 79.8% 107th 69.0% 66.1%
Home median value $313,400 58th $188,600 $186,200
People per household 2.1 414th 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Income per capita $43,677 40th $26,733 $27,915
Income per household $59,090 116th $47,827 $52,762
Income below poverty line 11.1% 268th 14.7% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Punta Gorda Rank Florida US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,351 159th 2,009,589 27,092,908
Retail sales $232,870 177th $262,341,127 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $13,652 125th $14,353 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $25,101 183rd $41,922,059 $613,795,732

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