Punta Gorda Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Punta Gorda, FL

General Punta Gorda Information

State: Florida

County: Charlotte County

Close cities: Harbour Heights, FL, North Fort Myers, FL, Suncoast Estates, FL, Charlotte Harbor, FL, Fort Ogden, FL, Port Charlotte, FL, Charlotte Park, FL, Cleveland, FL, Solana, FL, Punta Gorda, FL, Burnt Store Marina, FL

Punta Gorda Population (census data)
Total 16,619 (+18.7% since 2000)
Male 7,868 (47.3%)
Female 8,751 (52.7%)

Population Density: 1,173 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 95.0 (US Avg is 100)

Punta Gorda Elevation: 61 feet above sea level

Land Area: 14.2 square miles

Median Household Income: $62,803

Zip Codes: 33982, 33950, 33955, 33983, 33980, and 33951.

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Punta Gorda Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (23.8%)
  • English (17.8%)
  • Irish (16.9%)
  • Italian (8.7%)
  • United States (5.6%)
  • Polish (4.7%)
Foriegn Born: 1,122 people (6.8%)
  • Europe (63.9%)
  • North America (36.1%)

Local Punta Gorda Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Tampa Bay Rays,
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins
NBA Basketball: Miami Heat,
NHL Hockey: Tampa Bay Lightning, Florida Panthers
NCAA Sports: University of South Florida, University of Central Florida

Punta Gorda School Information

High Schools
Charlotte High School (1250 Cooper Street, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950 - Charlotte County School District District)
Middle Schools
Punta Gorda Middle School (825 Carmalita Street, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950 - Charlotte County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Deep Creek Elementary School (26900 Harborview Road, Punta Gorda, FL, 33983 - Charlotte County School District District)
East Elementary School (27050 Fairway Drive, Punta Gorda, FL, 33982 - Charlotte County School District District)
Peace River Elementary School (22400 NW Hancock Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL, 33980 - Charlotte County School District District)
Sallie Jones Elementary School (1230 Narranja Street, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950 - Charlotte County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Baker/Head Start (311 E Charlotte Avenue, Punta Gorda, FL, 33950 - Charlotte County School District District)
Crossroads Wilderness Institute (45991 Bermont Road, Punta Gorda, FL, 33982 - Charlotte County School District District)

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