Local Data Search

USA.com / Florida / Punta Gorda Area / Population and Races

Punta Gorda Metro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Punta Gorda Area is 163,151. The Punta Gorda Area population density is 190.09 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 294.44 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Punta Gorda Area is white, which represent 90.58% of the total population. The average Punta Gorda Area education level is about the same as the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 163,151. #244

Population Density, #182

Punta Gorda Area
190.09 per square mile
294.44 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:147,782 (90.58%, #316)
Black:9,424 (5.78%, #341)
Hispanic:10,287 (6.31%, #385)
Asian:2,031 (1.24%, #354)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):385 (0.24%, #640)
One Race, Other:885 (0.54%, see rank)
Two or More Races:2,644 (1.62%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:2,368 (23.02%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:2,519 (24.49%, see rank)
Cuban:2,029 (19.72%, see rank)
Central American:1,094 (10.63%, see rank)
South American:1,225 (11.91%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:365 (17.97%, see rank)
Chinese:289 (14.23%, see rank)
Filipino:870 (42.84%, see rank)
Japanese:45 (2.22%, see rank)
Korean:63 (3.10%, see rank)
Vietnamese:130 (6.40%, see rank)
Asian, Other:269 (13.24%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

139,843 (85.71%) out of the total population of 163,151 reported first ancestry.

 Punta Gorda Area% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab3570.22%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech6410.39%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish5260.32%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch3,1601.94%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English19,62712.03%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French8,2715.07%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German27,19216.67%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek8810.54%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian1,4970.92%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish23,32914.30%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian14,8419.10%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian2,1651.33%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish6,4133.93%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese1,2680.78%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian1,8591.14%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish1,9511.20%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish3,9262.41%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African2250.14%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish2,4501.50%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss6460.40%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian5630.35%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American25,82915.83%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh8960.55%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 79,302 (48.61%, see rank)
Females: 83,849 (51.39%, see rank)

Punta Gorda Area
Male: 48.61%
Female: 51.39%
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Punta Gorda Area
56.90 years old
41.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Punta Gorda Area
55.80 years old
39.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Punta Gorda Area
57.60 years old
42.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Punta Gorda Area% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years5,3163.26%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years5,4283.33%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years7,0684.33%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years6,7944.16%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years6,8564.20%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years11,4197.00%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years13,7358.42%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years20,22812.40%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years27,56916.90%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years31,32319.20%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 19,28311.82%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over8,1324.98%, see rank2.49%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Punta Gorda AreaFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population131,689, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School14,382, 10.92%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate45,190, 34.32%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree44,652, 33.91%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree17,501, 13.29%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree9,964, 7.57%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.30, see rank13.4213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Punta Gorda Area FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2,20577.14%22.86%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)10,23190.81%, see rank9.19%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)6,18490.01%, see rank9.99%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College4,96772.70%, see rank27.30%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School91239.91%, see rank60.09%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Punta Gorda AreaFloridaU.S.
Total Households70,948, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size2.25, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households21,042, 29.66%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households49,906, 70.34%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)46,038, 64.89%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size2.80, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family37,688, 53.12%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households24,910, 35.11%, see rank35.57%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Punta Gorda Area%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total145,339see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over70,103100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married15,66122.34%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married42,64560.83%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed4,0915.84%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced7,70610.99%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over75,236100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married11,83715.73%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married40,71054.11%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed12,32516.38%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced10,36413.78%, see rank14.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Punta Gorda Area%FloridaU.S.
Native147,08290.15%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence31,90919.56%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State113,16369.36%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
2,0101.23%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born16,0699.85%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship9,3615.74%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship6,7084.11%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe5,0273.08%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia1,8521.14%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa1700.10%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania610.04%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America7,1884.41%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America1,7711.09%, see rank0.56%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Punta Gorda Area%FloridaU.S.
English62,17987.64%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish4,0495.71%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3,8435.42%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages6840.96%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other1930.27%, see rank0.65%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

The USA.com website and domain are privately owned and are not operated by or affiliated with any government or municipal authority.
© 2023 World Media Group, LLC.