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Punta Gorda
  • Town in Florida

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Punta Gorda is a town in Florida with a population of 19,571. Punta Gorda is in Charlotte County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Punta Gorda offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Punta Gorda there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many retirees live in Punta Gorda and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Punta Gorda are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$325,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,029
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Punta Gorda Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    68.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    19.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    53.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,270.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    34.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    4%
  • 10-17 years
    4%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    3%
  • 35-44 years
    5%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    17%
  • 65+ years
    54%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    25%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    25%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Punta Gorda

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$61,395
National
$62,843

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