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Punta Gorda is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 17,596 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Punta Gorda is the 147th largest community in Florida.
Punta Gorda home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Punta Gorda real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Punta Gorda is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.61% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Punta Gorda is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Punta Gorda who work in office and administrative support (19.88%), sales jobs (16.49%) and management occupations (12.49%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Punta Gorda has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Punta Gorda a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Punta Gorda is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Punta Gorda citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.45% of adults in Punta Gorda have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Punta Gorda in 2010 was $39,997, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,988 for a family of four. However, Punta Gorda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Punta Gorda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Punta Gorda residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Punta Gorda include German, English, Irish, Italian, Polish and French.
The most common language spoken in Punta Gorda is English. Some people also speak Spanish.
|PUNTA GORDA INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,495|
|PUNTA GORDA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||78.21%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||21.79%|
|TYPE OF PUNTA GORDA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||60.01%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||3.75%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||8.20%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||24.96%|
|SIZE OF PUNTA GORDA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||0.33%|
|AGE OF PUNTA GORDA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||30.26%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||62.12%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||6.06%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||1.56%|
|PUNTA GORDA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$423,377|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,089|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $72,000||3.70%|
|$72,001 - $143,000||5.75%|
|$143,001 - $287,000||22.42%|
|$287,001 - $430,000||21.72%|
|$430,001 - $573,000||23.20%|
|$573,001 - $717,000||9.86%|
|$717,001 - $1,075,000||10.27%|
|$1,075,001 - $1,434,000||1.62%|
|PEOPLE OF PUNTA GORDA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||1.04%|
|5 TO 17||5.31%|
|18 TO 24||3.51%|
|25 TO 34||4.85%|
|35 TO 54||14.07%|
|55 TO 64||19.70%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||51.53%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||95.15%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$56,081|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$39,997|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||9.93%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Retail (17.35%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7.60%)
Real estate (4.69%)
Public Service (3.48%)
Information Technology (2.47%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||2.43%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.92%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.03%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.19%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||1.60%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||4.92%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (19.95%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (90.66%)
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