Our Area By the Demographic Numbers
City of Punta Gorda

Population: 17,111 est. 7/2005
Land Area:  14.2 square miles
Income:
  Estimated median household income for 
  2005 was $52,600
Genders:
  Males 6,791 (47.3%)
  Females 7,553 (52.7%)
Marital Status:
  Never married (6.6%)
  Now married (73.6%)
  Separated: (1.2%)
  Widowed: (10.6%)
  Divorced: (8.0%)
Education Levels: 
  High school or higher (90.4%)
  Bachelor's degree + (32.0%)
  Graduate/Prof degree (12.5%)
  Unemployed 4.4%
Population Races:
  White Non-Hispanic (93.2%)
  Black (3.2%)
  Hispanic (2.0%)
  Two or more races (0.7%)
  Other race (0.6%)
Population Ancestries:
  German (23.8%)
  English (17.8%)
  Irish (16.9%)
  Italian (8.7%)
  United States (5.6%)
  Polish (4.7%)
Medical Center:
  Charlotte Regional Medical Center right
  in downtown  Punta Gorda
Airports:
  Charlotte County about 5 miles
  Southwest Florida International about 34
  miles south
  Sarasota/Bradenton International about
  48 miles north
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*Source of above data:  City-Data.com

Charlotte County by the numbers from Charlotte County Demographic Profile*

The City of Punta Gorda is the county seat of Charlotte County.

Charlotte County population is a July 2005 estimate of 157,536.

Charlotte Harbor includes one of the world's largest  protected marine estuaries encompassing 270 square miles with 219 miles of natural shoreline.

The over 12 miles of sandy Gulf beaches share the    coastline with the mangrove forests of Charlotte Harbor.

The are over 14 magnificent golf courses throughout    Charlotte County, ranging from  executive to championship level.

Charlotte County features over 70 parks and recreational areas, including a 65,000 acre wildlife management area.

Art galleries and exhibits, a professional symphony orchestra and theatrical productions throughout the year are just a few of the cultural opportunities          available in Charlotte County.
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Source of the above data:

Charlotte County Demographic Profile from Greater Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands


OnLine Encyclopedia
                                THE WEATHER YEAR AROUND

Weather in Charlotte County is beautifully moderate, with mostly tropical temperatures averaging 75° year round. The lowest temperatures are in January and the highest temperatures are in July.  Our annual rainfall averages just around 49 inches, with 2/3 occurring during the summer afternoons in July through September.

 
Month Average    High Temperature Average     Low Temperature     Average Precipitation
January 75°F 52°F 2.21in.
February       76°F53°F 2.32in.
March   80°F        57°F 2.73in.
April      84°F       61°F 1.70in.
May       89°F       66°F 3.15in.
June     91°F      72°F 8.45in.
July        92°F      73°F 7.78in.
August   92°F              74°F  7.82in.
September    91°F      73°F  6.75in.
October 86°F       67°F        3.12in.
November    81°F      60°F 1.88in.
December    76°F      54°F        1.77in.


July is the average warmest month.
The highest recorded temperature was 101°F in 1981.
The average coolest month is January.
The lowest recorded temperature was 23°F in 1982.
The maximum average precipitation occurs in June.

Source: The Weather Channel (Charlotte County Office of Economic Development)

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