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Current weather forecast for Punta Rassa, FL
Population in 2010: 1,750. Population change since 2000: +1.1%
Males: 650  (37.1%)
Females: 1,100  (62.9%)

Median resident age:  80.6 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33908.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,051 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
Punta Rassa:

$44,051
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $49,725

Punta Rassa CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $325,415 (it was $238,500 in 2000)
Punta Rassa:

$325,415
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $328,673; Detached houses: $506,182; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $228,058

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,880.

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Punta Rassa races chart
  • White alone - 1,723 (98.5%)
  • Black alone - 15 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Punta Rassa: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (22.7%), United States (20.4%), German (17.6%), Irish (10.9%), French (4.5%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 4 feet

Land area: 2.36 square miles.

Population density: 743 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Punta Rassa:

  • High school or higher: 96.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Punta Rassa CDP:

  • Never married: 6.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 33.8%
  • Divorced: 6.4%

63 residents are foreign born (2.0% North America, 1.9% Europe).

This place:  3.9%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $6,583 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,224 (1.8%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Cape Coral, FL (9.0 miles , pop. 102,286).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Petersburg, FL (97.1 miles , pop. 248,232).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (846.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Iona, FL (1.6 miles ), Harlem Heights, FL (2.1 miles ), St. James City, FL (2.5 miles ), Cypress Lake, FL (2.5 miles ), McGregor, FL (2.6 miles ), Fort Myers Beach, FL (2.6 miles ), Sanibel, FL (2.7 miles ), Estero Island, FL (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 26.51 N, Longitude: 82.00 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 239

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (42%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Other services, except public administration (33%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (28%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (20%)
  • Engineers (18%)
  • Top executives (14%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (12%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (6%)
  • Lawyers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (26%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (20%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (15%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Punta Rassa-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 0.7 miles away from the Punta Rassa place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/31/1960, a category F2 tornado 5.2 miles away from the place center killed one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lee County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Hurricane: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Punta Rassa:

  • SHELL POINT NURSING PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • BMA - SOUTH FT MYERS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)
  • LODGE AT CYPRESS COVE, THE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FORT MYERS, FL)

Amtrak station near Punta Rassa:

  • 14 miles: FORT MYERS (13000 N. CLEVELAND AVE.) - Bus Station . Services: public payphones, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Punta Rassa:

  • Edison State College (about 8 miles; Fort Myers, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,724)
  • Southwest Florida College (about 10 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 2,170)
  • Florida Gulf Coast University (about 13 miles; Fort Myers, FL; FT enrollment: 8,317)
  • State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota (about 74 miles; Bradenton, FL; FT enrollment: 5,673)
  • Eckerd College (about 94 miles; Saint Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,132)
  • University of South Florida-St. Petersburg Campus (about 95 miles; St. Petersburg, FL; FT enrollment: 2,227)
  • Hillsborough Community College (about 103 miles; Tampa, FL; FT enrollment: 11,277)

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.8. This is better than average.
City:

23.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.55. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.55
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.4%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  1.5 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  44.7%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.6%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Punta Rassa, FL

196 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
180 people in nursing homes in 2000

Punta Rassa compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Punta Rassa travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (93%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Punta Rassa CDP (based on Lee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.22%
Here38.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents44.7%10.8%8.1%7.7%4.1%
Congregations7.2%15.2%6.0%8.4%4.0%
NameJewishEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.2%3.0%2.2%1.7%14.5%
Congregations1.6%4.0%4.4%4.0%45.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 115
Lee County:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 11
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 50
This county:

0.85 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 167
Lee County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 508
This county:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

24.9%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.0%

10.96% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($69,420 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.96%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($499 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.13%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Collier County, FL  1.26% ($50,198 average AGI)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.89% ($25,891)
from Broward County, FL  0.42% ($41,000)


6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($48,833 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($432 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Collier County, FL  0.54% ($72,511 average AGI)
to Charlotte County, FL  0.24% ($49,369)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($44,392)

Strongest AM radio stations in Punta Rassa:

  • WPTK (1200 AM; 10 kW; PINE ISLAND CENTER, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWCN (770 AM; 10 kW; NORTH FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMYR (1410 AM; 5 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: KATHLEEN HECKSHER)
  • WCRM (1350 AM; 2 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: MANNA CHRISTIAN MISSIONS, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNOG (1270 AM; 5 kW; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMGG (820 AM; 50 kW; LARGO, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ST. PETERSBURG LICENSEE)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINK (1240 AM; 1 kW; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQYK (1010 AM; 50 kW; SEFFNER, FL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TAMPA)
  • WWCL (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: OLBOTA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Punta Rassa:

  • WRXK-FM (96.1 FM; BONITA SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WRXK LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXKB (103.9 FM; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: WXKB LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLQ-FM (97.7 FM; PUNTA RASSA, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJGO (102.9 FM; TICE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF NEVADA)
  • WNRW (98.5 FM; SAN CARLOS PARK, FL; Owner: BEL MEADE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJBX (99.3 FM; FORT MYERS BEACH, FL; Owner: WJBX LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJPT (106.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WJPT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWGR (101.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WINK-FM (96.9 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WARO (94.5 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MERIDIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOR (90.9 FM; NAPLES, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJYO (91.5 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TOCCOA FALLS COLLEGE)
  • WCKT (100.1 FM; PORT CHARLOTTE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTT (105.5 FM; NAPLES PARK, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDRR (107.1 FM; LEHIGH ACRES, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOLZ (95.3 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGCU-FM (90.1 FM; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WIKX (92.9 FM; CHARLOTTE HARBOR, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAVV (101.1 FM; MARCO, FL; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING CORP., INC.)
  • WAYJ (88.7 FM; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Punta Rassa:

  • WINK-TV (Channel 11; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: FORT MYERS BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTVK (Channel 46; NAPLES, FL; Owner: ACME TELEVISION LICENSES OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WFTX (Channel 36; CAPE CORAL, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZVN-TV (Channel 26; NAPLES, FL; Owner: MONTCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRXY-TV (Channel 49; TICE, FL; Owner: WEST COAST CHRISTIAN TELEVISION, INC)
  • W22CL (Channel 22; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: ARKANSAS MEDIA, LLC)
  • WDPX-LP (Channel 18; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WBBH-TV (Channel 20; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: WATERMAN BROADCASTING CORP. OF FLORIDA)
  • WTIG-LP (Channel 2; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGCU (Channel 30; FT. MYERS, FL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES, FLORIDA GULF COAST UNIVERSITY)
  • WLZE-LP (Channel 65; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVEA-TV (Channel 62; VENICE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEVU-CA (Channel 4; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WTPH-LP (Channel 14; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRI-MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSP-CA (Channel 9; NAPLES, FL; Owner: CALOOSA TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W38CO (Channel 38; FORT MYERS, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W56DW (Channel 56; NAPLES, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED1$217,31013$294,95525$247,4002$28,75511$239,5340$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$307,0755$230,8700$02$239,2900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$130,2254$157,13024$239,5312$39,2307$236,3273$80,380
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$291,1206$227,5150$04$246,8901$76,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$221,1130$01$199,2400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$313,850
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$162,680
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.04

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  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional, scientific, and technical services"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
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