Port Charlotte, Florida

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Population in 2017: 65,972 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +42.0%
Males: 32,274  (48.9%)
Females: 33,698  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

53.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33948, 33953, 33954.

Port Charlotte Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,335 (it was $33,193 in 2000)
Port Charlotte:

$52,335
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,752 (it was $18,563 in 2000)

Port Charlotte CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $167,200 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Port Charlotte:

$167,200
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $183,248; detached houses: $189,024; townhouses or other attached units: $188,560; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $118,454; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $103,381; mobile homes: $77,301

Median gross rent in 2017: $977.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Charlotte: 90.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.1%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.2% for Black residents, 18.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.6% for American Indian residents, 24.1% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Charlotte, FL (2017)
    • 47,36076.2%White alone
    • 6,0849.8%Black alone
    • 5,9389.6%Hispanic
    • 1,1161.8%Two or more races
    • 8051.3%Asian alone
    • 2410.4%Other race alone
    • 270.04%American Indian alone

Races in Port Charlotte detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 168 registered sex offenders living in Port Charlotte, Florida as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Charlotte is 363 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.5%), German (7.4%), Italian (7.0%), Irish (5.1%), English (4.9%), Jamaican (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 22.3 square miles.

Population density: 2,962 people per square mile   (average).

Port Charlotte, Florida map

8,035 residents are foreign born (8.3% Latin America, 2.1% Europe).

This place:

12.9%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,459 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,480 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (25.4 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (64.7 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (829.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Charlotte Harbor, FL (1.8 miles ),
Solana, FL (2.4 miles ),
Harbour Heights, FL (2.5 miles ),
Punta Gorda, FL (2.5 miles ),
North Port, FL (2.6 miles ),
Charlotte Park, FL (2.6 miles ),
Cleveland, FL (2.7 miles ),
Warm Mineral Springs, FL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 26.99 N, Longitude: 82.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,326 (-11.1%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 10,916 (39.5%)

Area code: 941

Distribution of median household income in Port Charlotte, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Charlotte, FL in 2017
Port Charlotte satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.7%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Port Charlotte, FL
Historical housing units in Port Charlotte, FL
Most common industries in Port Charlotte, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.9%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Port Charlotte, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Registered nurses (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)

Average climate in Port Charlotte, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Port Charlotte, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 62.3. This is about average.

City:

62.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2000 was 0.577. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.577
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.42. This is about average. There were 0 monitors within city limits.

City:

8.42
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Port Charlotte-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 8% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/21/2006, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the Port Charlotte place center injured 3 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 4/5/1993, a category F2 tornado 1.4 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Charlotte-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 284.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 234.2 miles away from Port Charlotte center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 423.3 miles away from Port Charlotte center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 500.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 287.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 425.3 miles away from Port Charlotte center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Charlotte County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Charlotte topographic map

Hospitals in Port Charlotte:

  • BONSECOURS HOSPICE INC (2495A CARING WAY)
  • FAWCETT MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 21298 OLEAN BLVD)
  • PEACE RIVER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 2500 HARBOR BLVD)

Nursing Homes in Port Charlotte:

  • CHARLOTTE HARBOR HEALTHCARE (4000 KINGS HWY)
  • CONSULATE HEALTH CARE OF PORT CHARLOTTE (18480 COCHRAN BLVD)
  • DOUGLAS JACOBSON STATE VETERANS NURSING HOME (21281 GRAYTON TERRACE)
  • HARBOUR HEALTH CENTER (23013 WESTCHESTER BLVD)
  • LAKEVIEW NURSING CENTER (25325 RAMPART BLVD)
  • PORT CHARLOTTE REHABILITATION CENTER (25325 RAMPART BLVD)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF PORT CHARLOTTE (4033 BEAVER LANE)
  • VILLAGE PLACE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2370 HARBOR BLVD)

Dialysis Facilities in Port Charlotte:

  • GULF COAST DIALYSIS INC. (3300 TAMIAMI TRAIL SUITE 101A)
  • PORT CHARLOTTE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CT (4300 KINGS HWY #406-D17)

Home Health Centers in Port Charlotte:

  • ALLPRO HOME HEALTH LLC (995 TAMIAMI TRL SUITE B)
  • COLUMBIA HOMECARE (3280 TAMIAMI TRAIL)
  • CONFICARE HOME HEALTH SOLUTIONS LLC (22078 KIMBLE AVE)
  • FIRST STEPS HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (701 JC CENTER CT SUITE 5)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (1504 KINGS HWY SUITE 100)
  • INDEPENDENT HOME HEALTH SERVICE (4300 KINGS HIGHWAY SUITE 214)
  • INFINITY HOME CARE OF PORT CHARLOTTE LLC (4161 TAMIAMI TRL SUITE 304)
  • LIFELINE HOME HEALTH CARE OF PORT CHARLOTTE (1931 TAMIAMI TRL STE 7)
  • SUNRISE HOME HEALTH AND SUPPLIES LLC (22110 KIMBLE AVE)

Airports and heliports located in Port Charlotte:

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Amtrak station:

PORT CHARLOTTE (909 KINGS HWY.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones.

College/University in Port Charlotte:

  • Charlotte Technical Center (Full-time enrollment: 282; Location: 18150 Murdock Circle; Public; Website: www.yourcharlotteschools.net/ctc)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Charlotte:

  • Edison State College (about 34 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,649)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 42 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 11,165)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 43 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 8,012)
  • Hodges University (about 55 miles; Naples, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • Eckerd College (about 62 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • University of South Florida-St Petersburg (about 63 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 4,459)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 69 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 19,838)

Public high schools in Port Charlotte:

  • CHARLOTTE TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 350, Location: 18150 MURDOCK CIR, Grades: PK-12)
  • PORT CHARLOTTE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223, Location: 18200 COCHRAN BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CHARLOTTE HARBOR SCHOOL (Location: 22450 HANCOCK AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • CHARLOTTE VIRTUAL INSTRUCTION PROGRAM (Location: 1445 EDUCATION WAY, Grades: KG-12)
  • CHARLOTTE VIRTUAL FRANCHISE (Location: 1445 EDUCATION WAY, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Port Charlotte:

  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 296, Location: 20035 QUESADA AVE, Grades: PK-12)
  • GRACE COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 126, Location: 4334 LAURA ST, Grades: PK-9)
  • PORT CHARLOTTE ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 2100 LOVELAND BLVD, Grades: KG-10)
  • PORT CHARLOTTE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: 3279 SHERWOOD RD, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Charlotte:

Private elementary/middle schools in Port Charlotte:

  • ST CHARLES BORROMEO SCHOOL (Students: 177, Location: 21505 AUGUSTA AVE, Grades: PK-8)
  • CHARLOTTE ACADEMY (Students: 157, Location: 365 ORLANDO BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • GENESIS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 79, Location: 19150 HELENA AVE, Grades: PK-6)
  • JOYFUL NOISE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 19, Location: 24515 RAMPART BLVD, Grades: KG-2)
See full list of schools located in Port Charlotte

Library in Port Charlotte:

  • CHARLOTTE-GLADES LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,603,009; Location: 2050 FORREST NELSON BLVD.; 215,701 books; 27,441 e-books; 18,789 audio materials; 23,191 video materials; 16 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 406 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Charlotte: Skyview Golf and Country Club (A), Port Charlotte Public Library (B), Charlotte County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 1 (C), Charlotte County Sheriff's Office - Mid County (D), Charlotte County Sheriff's Office Community Policing Crime Prevention Office (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Promenades Mall (1), Port Charlotte Town Center Mall (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Charlotte County Historical Center (Historical Places & Services; 22959 Bayshore Road), McCall Florida Section House Studio (Historical Places & Services; 6284 Sailors Way), Charlotte County Visitors Bureau - Charlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands (1600 Tamiami Trail Suite 100).

Hotels: Coffey House Bed & Breakfast (2379 Sunninglow Street), Banana Bay Waterfront Motel (23285 Bayshore Road), Comfort Lodge (4100 Tamiami Trail).

Courts: Charlotte County - Barbara T Scott-Clerk Of The Circuit Court (18500 Murdock Circle), Charlotte County - Clerk Of Circuit Court- Tdd Voice (18500 Murdock).

Birthplace of: Matt LaPorta - College baseball player, Joey Gambino - Martial artist, John Hall - 2005 NFL player (Washington Redskins, born: Mar 17, 1974), Wayne Campbell - College football player (Eastern Michigan Eagles).

Charlotte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Port Charlotte and their reported violations in the past:

CHARLOTTE COUNTY UTILITIES (Address: BLDG A UNIT 1 , Population served: 128,967, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform
CHARLOTTE COUNTY UTILITIES / BURNT STORE (Address: BLDG A UNIT 1 , Population served: 6,300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (JUN-01-2005)
MURDOCK TRANSPORTATION FACILITY (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-29-2011)
PELICAN PERCH RV PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

63.8%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Port Charlotte in 2010:

  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 47 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 31 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Port Charlotte in 2000:

  • 261 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with most branches in Port Charlotte (2011 data):

  • SunTrust Bank: Deep Creek Branch, South Port Square Branch, Kings Highway Wal-Mart Branch, Port Charlotte Branch, Murdock Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Charlotte State Bank & Trust: Harborview Branch, at 1100 Tamiami Trail, Peachland Branch, Mid-Town Branch. Info updated 2011/09/15: Bank assets: $244.6 mil, Deposits: $219.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Crews Banking Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Port Charlotte Branch, Charlotte Harbor Branch, Englewood Branch, Peachland Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Port Charlotte Branch, Kings Highway, Murdock Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: Port Charlotte Branch, Murdock Branch, Charlotte Commons Branch. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Community Bank & Company: Port Charlotte Branch at 1950 Tamiami Trail, branch established on 1999/02/01; Port Charlotte at 24100 Veterans Blvd, branch established on 2007/08/30. Info updated 2011/06/10: Bank assets: $729.3 mil, Deposits: $557.7 mil, headquarters in Lakewood Ranch, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Cbm Florida Holding Company
  • BMO Harris Bank National Association: Murdock Branch at 1777 Tamiami Trail, branch established on 1985/10/21. Info updated 2011/07/14: Bank assets: $97,264.0 mil, Deposits: $75,624.6 mil, headquarters in Chicago, IL, positive income, 717 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Montreal
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Port Charlotte Branch at 19720 Cochran Blvd., branch established on 2005/05/23. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Encore National Bank: at 2120 Kings Highway, branch established on 2007/06/04. Info updated 2011/04/22: Bank assets: $241.4 mil, Deposits: $207.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Ovation Holdings, Inc.
  • 9 other banks with 9 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Port Charlotte:

Marital status in Port Charlotte, FL
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

For population 25 years and over in Port Charlotte:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Port Charlotte
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Charlotte, FL (based on Charlotte County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,4005
Evangelical Protestant15,32474
Mainline Protestant10,04918
Other2,70311
Orthodox4342
Black Protestant1681
None95,900-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 23
Charlotte County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Charlotte County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
This county:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 101
Here:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Charlotte County:

11.6%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Charlotte County:

23.7%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Charlotte County:

12.7%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.6%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.5%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Port Charlotte:

28.7
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Charlotte:

19.2%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Charlotte:

11.7%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

36.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

55.6%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.2%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Charlotte, FL Residents

10.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($66,892 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.95%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($816 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Sarasota County, FL  1.71% ($46,726 average AGI)
from Lee County, FL  0.69% ($50,864)
from DeSoto County, FL  0.20% ($37,007)


7.28% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,508 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($392 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sarasota County, FL  1.79% ($44,748 average AGI)
to Lee County, FL  0.60% ($51,065)
to DeSoto County, FL  0.26% ($36,199)
Businesses in Port Charlotte, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven4Macy's1
AT&T3Marshalls1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets4
Advance Auto Parts3McDonald's3
Aeropostale1Microtel1
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Applebee's1Nike14
Arby's1Office Depot1
AutoZone1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Outback1
Blockbuster2Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Pac Sun1
CVS3Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza1
Chick-Fil-A2Payless1
Circle K2Penske1
Cracker Barrel1PetSmart1
Curves3Pier 1 Imports1
DHL1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen2Publix Super Markets4
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Dennys1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza2Red Lobster1
Dunkin Donuts3Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx20SAS Shoes1
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Spencer Gifts1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel3
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block3Starbucks3
Havertys Furniture1Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway8
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile4
Hollister Co.1T.G.I. Driday's1
Home Depot2Taco Bell2
Honda1Target1
IHOP1The Room Place1
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us2
Jones New York3U-Haul7
Journeys1UPS24
KFC1Value City Furniture1
Kincaid1Vans3
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Knights Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
La Quinta1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens4
Lane Furniture2Walmart2
Little Caesars Pizza1Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1YMCA2
Lowe's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Charlotte:

  • WKII (1070 AM; 3 kW; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCF (1580 AM; 1 kW; PUNTA GORDA, FL)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WAMR (1320 AM; 5 kW; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLSS (930 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: WGUL-FM, INC.)
  • WIBQ (1220 AM; 5 kW; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NOVA BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Charlotte:

  • WBCG (98.9 FM; MURDOCK, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCVU (104.9 FM; SOLANA, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHPT (102.5 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVIJ (91.7 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: PORT CHARLOTTE EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WSMR (89.1 FM; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WZSP (105.3 FM; NOCATEE, FL; Owner: HEARTLAND BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDDV (92.1 FM; VENICE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WTZB (105.9 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSJT (94.1 FM; LAKELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSEB (91.3 FM; ENGLEWOOD, FL; Owner: SUNCOAST EDUCATIONAL B/CNG CORP.)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJIS (88.1 FM; BRADENTON, FL; Owner: RADIO TRAINING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSRZ-FM (107.9 FM; CORAL COVE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Charlotte:

  • W17CK (Channel 17; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W56CN (Channel 56; VENICE, FL; Owner: WMOR-TV COMPANY)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W48CN (Channel 48; SARASOTA, FL; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • W38CO (Channel 38; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Port Charlotte fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 54Number of bridges
  • 427ft / 130mTotal length
  • 521,212Total average daily traffic
  • 23,000Total average daily truck traffic
  • 902,503Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Port Charlotte, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 112000-2009
  • 212010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Port Charlotte, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Charlotte)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 273 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Port Charlotte, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 46 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 609 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Charlotte)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 5 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Port Charlotte)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED142$94,796204$89,141223$114,36410$31,609133$88,5970$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$76,28018$93,25542$129,9995$31,30813$96,6121$29,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED29$88,64946$83,446253$130,44424$41,99855$100,2151$171,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN19$88,93531$66,637108$121,3666$89,63528$77,1580$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$86,3086$66,35030$107,1310$03$73,5130$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Port Charlotte, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$101,3310$02$84,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED16$172,6121$156,17010$208,236
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$87,0401$69,2601$82,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$333,0001$333,000
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Charlotte, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Port Charlotte, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 309. The highest number of reported fires - 470 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Charlotte, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (58.8%), and Structure Fires (20.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Charlotte, FL
    • 3,08558.8%Outside Fires
    • 1,08620.7%Structure Fires
    • 75414.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3256.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Charlotte, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Charlotte, Florida:

  • Ramada Inn, 1660 Tamiami TRL, Port Charlotte, Florida 33952 , Phone: (800) 228-2828, Fax: (941) 629-1740
  • Days Inn Port Charlotte, 1941 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, Florida 33948 , Phone: (941) 623-9404
  • Quality Inn, 3400 Tamiami TRL, Port Charlotte, Florida 33852 , Phone: (941) 625-4181
  • Comfort Lodge, 4100 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, Florida 33952 , Phone: (941) 743-2442
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 806 Kings Hwy, Port Charlotte, Florida 33980 , Phone: (941) 613-6300, Fax: (941) 613-6310
  • Country Inn & Suites, 24244 Corporate Ct, Port Charlotte, Florida 33954 , Phone: (941) 235-1035, Fax: (941) 894-6186
  • Laquinta Inn & Suites, 812 Kings Hwy, Port Charlotte, Florida 33980 , Phone: (941) 979-4200, Fax: (941) 979-4201
  • Microtel Inn & Suites Port Charlotte, 4056 Tamiami Trl, Port Charlotte, Florida 33952 , Phone: (941) 624-6339, Fax: (941) 624-6207
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Port Charlotte, Florida
Most common first names in Port Charlotte, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John74776.5 years
William62376.5 years
Robert55474.0 years
Mary53380.7 years
Joseph42776.9 years
James42675.5 years
Charles40576.8 years
George39377.6 years
Helen33381.9 years
Edward31077.6 years
Most common last names in Port Charlotte, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith23879.2 years
Johnson14180.0 years
Miller13777.9 years
Brown11976.6 years
Davis10078.3 years
Williams9379.0 years
Jones8978.2 years
Wilson8179.0 years
Anderson7479.6 years
Martin6081.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Charlotte, FL
  • 97.0%Electricity
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Charlotte, FL
  • 92.1%Electricity
  • 4.1%No fuel used
  • 2.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Port Charlotte compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.

Port Charlotte on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people born in other U.S. states (population 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (20,000+ housing units)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: law enforcement workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly morning or afternoon humidity (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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