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Quick Facts About the Area and Our People Punta Gorda Florida
Population, 2010 estimate 16,641 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 16% 17.6%
Population, 2000 14,344 15,982,378
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2010 2.3% 5.7%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2010 9.2% 5.7%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2010 47.9% 17.3%
Female persons, percent, 2010 52.5% 51.1%
White persons, percent, 2010 93.3% 75.0%
Black persons, percent, 2010 3.3% 16.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2010 0.2% 0.4%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 1.1% 2.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 1.3% 2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 4.5% 22.58%
White persons, not Hispanic, percent, 2010 90.0% 57.9%
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2005-2009 88.4% 82.5%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2005 – 2009 9.1% 18.7%%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2005-2009 9.7% 25.8%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2005 – 2009 94.5% 84.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005 – 2009 38.1% 25.6%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2005 – 2009 20.3 25.8
Housing units, 2010 11,580 8,989,580
Homeownership rate, 2005 – 2009 86.2% 69.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005 – 2009 32.2% 30.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2005 – 2009 $377,200 $211,300
Households, 2005 – 2009 8,521 7,076,539
Persons per household, 2005 – 2009 1.99 2.52
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2009 dollars) 2005-2009 $43,481 $26,503
Median household income, 2005 – 2009 $60,660 $47,450
Persons below poverty, percent, 2005 – 2009 8.3% 13.2%
Business QuickFacts Punta Gorda Florida
Total number of firms, 2007 2351 2,009,589
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 1.8% 9.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 3.2%
Native Hawaiian, Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 22.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 27.3% 27.3%
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 9.5% 22.0%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 27.9% 25.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) 106,507 104,832,907
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) 29,846 221,641,518
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 232,870 262,341,127
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $13,652 $14,353
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 25,101 41,922,059
Geography QuickFacts PG / CC Florida
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 15.01 / 680.20 53,624.76
Persons per square mile, 2010 1,108.9 / 235.2 350.6
FIPS Code 59200 / 015 12
County is Charlotte County Punta Gorda / FL Metro Area

Information gathered from the following places: quickfacts.census.gov, fedstats.gov/qf/statesl,
www.flhome4u.com/QuickFacts.htm

 

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