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Quick Facts About the Area and Our People Punta Gorda Florida
Population, 2016 estimate 18,796 20,612,439
Population, percent change, 2010 to 2016 13% 9.6%
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%
Male persons, percent, 2010 47.8% 48.9%
White persons, percent, 2010 89.6% 75.0%
Black persons, percent, 2010 4.3% 16.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2010 0.5% 2.4%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2010 0.4%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2010 0.8% 2.5%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2010 4.1% 22.58%
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2012-2016 83.9% 83.9%
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 95.2% 84.9%
Bachelor’s degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2005 – 2009 39.0% 25.6%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2012-2016 26.8 26.7
Housing units, 2010 (PG) / 2016 (FL) 11,580 9,301,642
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2012-2016 79.7% 64.8%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2005 – 2009 32.2% 30.0%
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016 $350,790 $197,700
Households, 2005 – 2009 8,521 7,076,539
Persons per household, 2005 – 2009 1.99 2.52
Median gross rent in 2016 $905
Median household income, 2016 $55,287 $50,860
Persons below poverty, percent, 2005 – 2009 8.3% 13.2%
Business QuickFacts Punta Gorda Florida
Total number of firms, 2012 2041 2,100,187
Men-owned firms,  2012 1,076 1,084,885
Women-owned firms, 2012 527  807,817
Minority-owned firms,  2012 168 926,112
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 370 185,756
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 53,624.76
Persons per square mile, 2010 1,108.9 350.6
FIPS Code 59200 / 015 12
County is Charlotte County Punta Gorda / FL Metro Area

Information gathered from the following places: www.census.gov/quickfacts, and others

 
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