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Punta Gorda, FL Population and Races

 
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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Punta Gorda is 16,984, which is 18.40% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Punta Gorda population density is 808.97 people per square mile, which is much higher 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 is white, which represent 94.32% of the total population. The average Punta Gorda education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

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

Population in 2010-2014: 16,984. #210

Population Growth Since 2000, #288

Punta Gorda, FL
18.40%
Florida
21.14%
U.S.
11.61%

Population Density, #583

Punta Gorda, FL
808.97 per square mile
Florida
294.44 per square mile
U.S.
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:16,019 (94.32%, #257)
Black:412 (2.43%, #593)
Hispanic:836 (4.92%, #637)
Asian:87 (0.51%, #543)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):161 (0.95%, #86)
One Race, Other:33 (0.19%, see rank)
Two or More Races:272 (1.60%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:39 (4.67%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:61 (7.30%, see rank)
Cuban:282 (33.73%, see rank)
Central American:250 (29.90%, see rank)
South American:43 (5.14%, see rank)
 

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

Population by First Ancestry

14,336 (84.41%) out of the total population of 16,984 reported first ancestry.

 Punta Gorda, FL% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab970.57%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech1620.95%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish740.44%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch2921.72%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English2,85316.80%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French7024.13%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German3,43020.20%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek1110.65%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian1060.62%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish2,63915.54%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian1,4508.54%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian3081.81%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish6263.69%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese470.28%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian3111.83%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2041.20%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish3552.09%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish3031.78%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss1340.79%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian370.22%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American1,89911.18%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh590.35%, see rank0.47%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 8,017 (47.20%, see rank)
Females: 8,967 (52.80%, see rank)

Punta Gorda, FL
Male: 47.20%
Female: 52.80%
Florida
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
U.S.
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

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

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Punta Gorda, FL
65.50 years old
Florida
41.20 years old
U.S.
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Punta Gorda, FL
67.10 years old
Florida
39.80 years old
U.S.
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Punta Gorda, FL
64.00 years old
Florida
42.70 years old
U.S.
38.80 years old

 Punta Gorda, FL% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years1761.04%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years3041.79%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years3482.05%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years4262.51%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years4202.47%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years8234.85%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years7664.51%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years1,6249.56%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,34519.70%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years4,50426.52%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 3,00017.66%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over1,2487.35%, see rank2.49%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Punta Gorda, FLFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population15,310, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School742, 4.85%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate3,751, 24.50%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,236, 34.20%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree3,393, 22.16%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree2,188, 14.29%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#14.38, 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, FL FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten27100.00%0.00%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)55583.42%, see rank16.58%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)426100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College26583.02%, see rank16.98%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School11225.89%, see rank74.11%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

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

Household and Family

 Punta Gorda, FLFloridaU.S.
Total Households8,495, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size1.98, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households2,423, 28.52%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,072, 71.48%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)5,711, 67.23%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size2.37, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family4,946, 58.22%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,784, 32.77%, 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, FL%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total16,156see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over7,571100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married97212.84%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married5,37570.99%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed5327.03%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced6929.14%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over8,585100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married1,00711.73%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married5,07359.09%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed1,47017.12%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced1,03512.06%, see rank14.45%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Punta Gorda, FL%FloridaU.S.
Native15,82093.15%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,4588.58%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State14,20283.62%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1600.94%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born1,1646.85%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship8004.71%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship3642.14%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe5773.40%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia1150.68%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa100.06%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania330.19%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America3852.27%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America440.26%, see rank0.56%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Punta Gorda, FL%FloridaU.S.
English7,54588.82%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish4815.66%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages3784.45%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages490.58%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other420.49%, see rank0.65%0.99%

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


 
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