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Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area


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2022 population: 202,661   ( 42,683 from 2010)
Land area: 681.1 square miles
Population density: 297.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:167,840 82.82% 22.0%
Black:11,0385.45% 28.0%
Indian:5400.27% 55.2%
Asian:3,1181.54% 61.3%
2+ races:3,1131.54% 51.9%
Hispanic:17,0128.39% 84.7%
Total non-White:34,82117.18% 55.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,410 6.4
Deaths:7,48420.0
Net Migration: 20,73255.5
Net Immigration: 4061.1
Change in White population:30,212 18.9
Change in Non-White pop.:12,471 7.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
159,978
137,62886.03%
8,6225.39%
3480.22%
1,9331.21%
2,0501.28%
9,2135.76%
22,35013.97%

2000
141,627
128,06390.42%
5,9924.23%
2860.20%
1,2240.86%
1,2540.89%
4,6673.30%
13,5649.58%

1990
110,975
103,51593.28%
3,9193.53%
2670.24%
8860.80%
n/a
2,3882.15%
7,4606.72%

1980
58,460
56,21496.16%
1,0911.87%
1340.23%
2930.50%
n/a
7081.21%
2,2463.84%

1970
27,559
26,03194.46%
9883.59%
180.07%
270.10%
n/a
4521.64%
1,528 5.54%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
10,231 7.2
20,32814.4
23,82516.8
1,9241.4
9,565 6.8
8,786 6.2
1990's
NumberRate
10,068 9.1
18,85417.0
33,03829.8
1,3231.2
24,548 22.1
6,104 5.5
1980's
NumberRate
6,925 11.8
11,994 20.5
56,951 97.4
n/a
47,301 80.9
5,214 8.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
34,123 123.8
n/a
30,183 109.5
718 2.6

Age, Family & Household Data for Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
59.9
22,419 11.1%
180,242 88.9%
76,614 37.8%
84,671
2.20
55,218 65.2%
45,588 82.6%
2,764 5.0%
29,453 34.8%

2010
NumberPercent
55.9
22,878 14.3%
137,100 85.7%
54,599 34.1%
73,370
2.14
47,873 65.2%
39,147 81.8%
2,973 6.2%
25,497 34.8%

2000
NumberPercent
54.3
22,190 15.7%
119,437 84.3%
49,162 34.7%
63,918
2.17
44,205 69.2%
38,172 86.4%
2,320 5.2%
19,713 30.8%

1990
NumberPercent
53.7
17,146 15.5%
93,829 84.5%
37,541 33.8%
48,501
2.23
35,518 73.2%
31,791 89.5%
1,505 4.2%
12,983 26.8%

1980
NumberPercent
57.3
9,283 15.9%
49,177 84.1%
19,849 34.0%
25,966
2.24
19,734 76.0%
18,174 92.1%
722 3.7%
6,232 24.0%

2022 Housing Data for Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units111,330 
Median Value$265,800 
Occupied84,67176.1%
Vacant26,65923.9%
Owned69,78782.4%
Rented14,88417.6%
Median Rent$1,206 
Single-Family Units78,82770.8%
    Detached75,36667.7%
    Attached3,4613.1%
Buldings with 5+ Units14,52913.1%
Mobile Homes12,27211.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,9624.7%
$10,000 to $14,9992,6103.1%
$15,000 to $19,9993,8004.5%
$20,000 to $24,9993,8384.5%
$25,000 to $29,9993,9654.7%
$30,000 to $34,9993,6834.3%
$35,000 to $39,9993,8164.5%
$40,000 to $44,9993,7934.5%
$45,000 to $49,9993,8434.5%
$50,000 to $59,9997,5869.0%
$60,000 to $74,99910,13512.0%
$75,000 to $99,99911,67113.8%
$100,000 to $124,9997,5438.9%
$125,000 to $149,9994,8265.7%
$150,000 to $199,9994,6605.5%
$200,000 or more4,9405.8%
Median Household Income62,164 
Per Capita Income38,466 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.86 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,4894.1%
Public Assistance1,7802.1%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps7,7819.2%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed53,03863.3%
Unemployed3,2583.9%
In Armed Forces720.1%
Total Labor Force56,36867.3%
Not in Labor Force27,43532.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 36.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector23,74722,69051.1%
Non-Profit1,3162,40635.4%
Self-Employed5,5624,03558.0%
Local Government2,6532,68949.7%
State Government42969138.3%
Federal Government73566652.5%
Total Private + Self29,30926,72552.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,1336,45244.3%
Total34,44233,17750.9%
Pct. Govt.11.6%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts10,44315.4%
Sales and Office Occupations18,06726.6%
Professional, Technical11,47516.9%
Service Occupations13,73320.2%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing2670.4%
All others14,27621.0%
White Collar 58.8%
Industry
 Number%
Retail trade10,62715.6%
Health care and social assistance10,02414.7%
Construction7,19910.6%
Accommodation and food services6,3199.3%
Professional, scientific, technical3,8185.6%
Other services3,7255.5%
Educational services3,6725.4%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.3,6435.4%
Manufacturing3,2274.7%
Public administration3,1104.6%
Transportation and warehousing2,8824.2%
Real estate and rental and leasing2,4203.6%
Finance and insurance2,0763.1%
Wholesale trade1,8902.8%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1,5702.3%
Information1,0931.6%
Utilities3340.5%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting2690.4%
Management960.1%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,7361.44%
Puerto Rican4,3892.31%
Cuban3,1201.64%
Dominican7140.38%
Total Central American9530.50%
Costa Rican120.01%
Guatemalan2130.11%
Honduran1700.09%
Nicaraguan240.01%
Panamanian1640.09%
Salvadoran3700.19%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American2,0821.10%
Argentinean870.05%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean2540.13%
Colombian7200.38%
Ecuadorian550.03%
Paraguayan160.01%
Peruvian2460.13%
Uruguayan1000.05%
Venezuelan5270.28%
Other South American770.04%
Other Hispanic1,2720.67%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino8750.46%
Chinese4800.25%
Indian3450.18%
Vietnamese2690.14%
Japanese1540.08%
Korean990.05%
Cambodian980.05%
Thai550.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English166,29390.1%
Spanish10,0565.4%
French, Haitian, Cajun1,9951.1%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic1,4600.8%
Other Indo-European1,3810.7%
German, other Germanic9120.5%
Tagalog7220.4%
Other5870.3%
Other Asian3300.2%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
German30,84516.2%
American25,49613.4%
Irish25,15013.2%
English22,66511.9%
Italian16,6638.8%
Polish6,9053.6%
French6,6623.5%
Scottish4,1792.2%
European3,3391.8%
Dutch3,0591.6%
Swedish2,7461.4%
Norwegian2,2371.2%
French Canadian2,1201.1%
Scotch-Irish2,0141.1%
Hungarian1,9171.0%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen183,36096.6%
Not a citizen6,5403.4%
Native171,34290.2%
Foreign-born18,5589.8%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
3,663 2.3%9,049 5.7%53,154 33.7%52,222 33.1%24,826 15.7%14,814 9.4%
  Average years of education: 13.3
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 3,663 2.3%
9-12 Years 9,049 5.7%
H.S. Grad or GED 53,154 33.7%
Some College 52,222 33.1%
Bach. Degree 24,826 15.7%
Grad Degree 14,814 9.4%
Average years of education: 13.3

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 83,720 79,612 4,108 4.9%
1991 85,762 79,772 5,990 7.0%
1992 88,890 82,012 6,878 7.7%
1993 90,018 83,984 6,034 6.7%
1994 91,624 86,528 5,096 5.6%
1995 90,610 86,280 4,330 4.8%
1996 92,040 88,018 4,022 4.4%
1997 93,714 89,730 3,984 4.3%
1998 95,748 92,162 3,586 3.7%
1999 100,536 97,162 3,374 3.4%
2000 111,298 107,130 4,168 3.7%
2001 112,940 108,024 4,916 4.4%
2002 118,730 112,666 6,064 5.1%
2003 118,524 112,898 5,626 4.7%
2004 121,726 116,296 5,430 4.5%
2005 131,074 126,980 4,094 3.1%
2006 137,954 134,416 3,538 2.6%
2007 138,708 132,844 5,864 4.2%
2008 137,880 127,444 10,436 7.6%
2009 135,990 121,016 14,974 11.0%
2010 131,392 115,134 16,258 12.4%
2011 130,684 115,958 14,726 11.3%
2012 130,968 118,128 12,840 9.8%
2013 132,110 121,054 11,056 8.4%
2014 133,588 124,150 9,438 7.1%
2015 135,856 127,620 8,236 6.1%
2016 139,038 131,562 7,476 5.4%
2017 139,924 133,224 6,700 4.8%
2018 141,486 135,678 5,808 4.1%
2019 143,892 138,316 5,576 3.9%
2020 142,364 131,936 10,428 7.3%
2021 146,944 140,392 6,552 4.5%
2022 153,548 148,284 5,264 3.4%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com