Charlotte County, Florida (FL)

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County population in 2012: 162,449 (91% urban, 9% rural); it was 141,627 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 32,865
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 25,610
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 53,444
Renter-occupied apartments: 14,895 (it was 10,420 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

33%

Land area: 694 sq. mi.

Water area: 165.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 231 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Charlotte County: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.4%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (22.2%), Educational, health and social services (14.2%), Manufacturing (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Charlotte County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (5.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (1.2%)
Median resident age:  55.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 77,762  (42.3%)
Females: 82,216  (57.7%)
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Charlotte County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Charlotte County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,698 ($36,379 in 1999)

This county:

$43698
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $755 (lower quartile is $607, upper quartile is $988)
This county:

$755
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,000 (it was $87,700 in 2000)
Charlotte:

$138,000
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,200 - $224,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $221,357
Here:

$221,357
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $154,147
Here:

$154,147
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $163,599
Here:

$163,599
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $82,163
Here:

$82,163
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,234
Here:

$128,234
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $86,693
Here:

$86,693
State:

$58,568
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,204
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Institutionalized population: 2,786

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1211 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2001: 1529 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2002: 1589 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2003: 1953 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2004: 2331 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2005: 2902 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2006: 3052 buildings, average cost: $212,900
  • 2007: 932 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2008: 312 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2009: 286 buildings, average cost: $221,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,663 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,481 (1.1%)

Charlotte County household income distribution in 2009 Charlotte County home values distribution Charlotte County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.1%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for American Indian residents, 33.2% for other race residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.1%
Charlotte County:

14.1%
Florida:

17.0%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.7% for Black residents, 22.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 34.5% for American Indian residents, 32.5% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 57 years old
(Males: 57 years old, Females: 57 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 60 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 50 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Area name: Punta Gorda, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Charlotte County is $520 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $674 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $984 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Rotonda, Charlotte Harbor, Cleveland, Harbour Heights, Charlotte Park, Grove City, Manasota Key, Solana.

Charlotte County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33946Placida30----
33947Rotonda West50----
33948Port Charlotte20102020
33949Port Charlotte20----
33950Punta Gorda1904040
33952Port Charlotte3116100100
33953Port Charlotte101010
33954Port Charlotte402020
33955Punta Gorda50----
33980Port Charlotte617----
33981Port Charlotte4251010
33982Punta Gorda401010
33983Punta Gorda18112020

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Charlotte County: Babcock Ranch (A), Charlotte Beach (B), Debary Golf and Country Club (C), Daytona Beach Golf and Country Club (D), Two V Ranch (E), Stonegate Golf Club (F), Stonecrest Country Club (G), Saint Johns Golf and Country Club (H), Sombrero Country Club (I), Charlotte County Utilities East Port Treatment Facility (J), Southland Station Railroad Station (K), Port Charlotte Station Railroad Station (L), Aqui Esta Center (M), Springs Plaza (N), Charlotte Correctional Institution Library (O), Charlotte Correctional Institution (P), Englewood Area Fire Control District Station 74 (Q), Charlotte County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 2 (R), Charlotte County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 3 (S), Charlotte County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Station 4 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Charlotte County include: Lutheran Church of the Cross (A), Burnt Store Presbyterian Church (B), West Charlotte Baptist Church (C), Sunnybrook Alliance Church (D), Redeemer Lutheran Church of Englewood (E), Church of Christ of Englewood East (F), Placida Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Royal Palm Memorial Gardens (1), Restlawn Memorial Gardens (2), Indian Springs Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Triple Lakes (A), Sister Pond (B), Jim Long Lake (C), John Quiet Lakes (D), Between the Grades Lake (E), Crooked Arm Lake (F), Horse Leg Lake (G), Ladle Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tippen Bay (A), Catfish Creek (B), Rock Creek (C), Myrtle Creek (D), Trout Creek (E), Big Mound Creek (F), Big Muddy Creek (G), Broad Creek (H), Flopbuck Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Charlotte County include: Cape Haze-Gasparilla Sound Aquatic Preserve (1), Cecil M Webb State Wildlife Management Area (2), Don Pedro Island State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: DeSoto County , Glades County , Hendry County , Highlands County , Lee County , Lee County , Lee County , Sarasota County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,279
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 11,292 (60% naturalized citizens)

Charlotte County:

8.0%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,207
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,070
  • 1985 to 1989: 965
  • 1980 to 1984: 839
  • 1975 to 1979: 759
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,080
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,282
  • 1965 to 1969: 4,090

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.0%

Charlotte County marital status for males Charlotte County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Charlotte County with a mortgage: 24,963 (2,589 second mortgage, 2,834 home equity loan, 107 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,644

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Charlotte County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic35,4005
Evangelical Protestant15,32474
Mainline Protestant10,04918
Other2,70311
Orthodox4342
Black Protestant1681
None95,900-
Charlotte County Religion Details
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.

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
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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
Charlotte County:

2.82 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 101
This county:

6.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Charlotte County:

11.6%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Charlotte County:

23.7%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Charlotte County:

Average size of farms: 674 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $170,079
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 15.07%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 11.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $151,649
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,286
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.92%
Average age of principal farm operators: 61 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.20
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.05%
Vegetables: 1,487 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20,287 acres

Tornado activity:

Charlotte County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 4726918.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 7/30/1968, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado killed 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Charlotte County-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 282.4 miles away from Charlotte County 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 232.0 miles away from the county 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 424.0 miles away from the county 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 499.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 285.7 miles away from Charlotte County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 428.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Charlotte County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Canada (18%)
  • Jamaica (12%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Haiti (5%)
  • Italy (4%)
  • Cuba (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Charlotte County (%):

  • German (18%)
  • English (12%)
  • Irish (12%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Polish (4%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Charlotte County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 40,548 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 6,132 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 56 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 24 (0%)
  • Taxi: 35 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 148 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 227 (0%)
  • Walked: 370 (1%)
  • Other means: 475 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,610 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Charlotte County, Florida in 2000:

  • 1,277 people in nursing homes
  • 910 people in state prisons
  • 193 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 78 people in other group homes
  • 48 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 36 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 30 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

People in group quarters in Charlotte County, Florida in 2010:

  • 1,127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,067 people in state prisons
  • 536 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 62 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 52 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 48 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 47 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 23 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 17 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,236.

8.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($44,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($356 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.11%

3.92% relocated from other counties in Florida ($15,731 average AGI)
4.45% relocated from other states ($28,707 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

4.45%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sarasota County, FL  1.57% ($29,301 average AGI)
from Lee County, FL  0.59% ($44,297)
from DeSoto County, FL  0.24% ($37,361)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.16% ($32,443)
from Manatee County, FL  0.15% ($44,789)
from Broward County, FL  0.12% ($37,603)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.11% ($20,735)


7.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.12%

4.50% relocated to other counties in Florida ($23,158 average AGI)
2.99% relocated to other states ($14,120 average AGI)
Charlotte County:

2.99%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sarasota County, FL  1.66% ($33,550 average AGI)
to Lee County, FL  0.67% ($34,028)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.32% ($26,047)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.32% ($19,735)
to DeSoto County, FL  0.19% ($177,243)
to Broward County, FL  0.17% ($29,530)
to Manatee County, FL  0.12% ($46,125)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.1
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 6.6

Births per 1000 population in Charlotte County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Charlotte County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Charlotte County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 41,473 (37,662 aged, 3,811 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.91
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17768.27
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 459.480
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31987.35

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 741.420
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1469.510
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.81

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30.39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 52.05

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8.25

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 26.6. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 174.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 107.2
  • Suffocation - 34.2
  • Poisoning - 28.5
  • Other - 4.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 156,966

Size of family households: 31,578 2-persons, 7,668 3-persons, 5,106 4-persons, 2,273 5-persons, 821 6-persons, 427 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 20,932 1-person, 4,056 2-persons, 339 3-persons, 115 4-persons, 35 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

14,277 married couples with children.
5,409 single-parent households (1,343 men, 4,066 women).

91.8% of residents of Charlotte County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
4.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,074,857,000 ($6840 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $54,495,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $654,914,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $324,985,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,450,000
Federal grants: $52,555,000
Federal procurement contracts: $19,995,000 ($13,328,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $20,957,000 ($202,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $51,413,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $72,162,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,723,712,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 5,397
Here:

34 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 11,409
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +972
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +21,087
Here:

+134 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Charlotte County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.28 millions of gallons per day (45% from ground, 55% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 501
  • 2000 to 2004: 26,291
  • 1990 to 1999: 18,082
  • 1980 to 1989: 29,602
  • 1970 to 1979: 14,669
  • 1960 to 1969: 6,991
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,994
  • 1940 to 1949: 208
  • 1939 or earlier: 343
Rooms in houses/apartments in Charlotte County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 101
  • 2 rooms: 602
  • 3 rooms: 2,162
  • 4 rooms: 8,706
  • 5 rooms: 16,579
  • 6 rooms: 13,674
  • 7 rooms: 7,677
  • 8 rooms: 2,685
  • 9+ rooms: 1,258
  • 1 room: 406
  • 2 rooms: 913
  • 3 rooms: 1,588
  • 4 rooms: 3,028
  • 5 rooms: 2,431
  • 6 rooms: 1,227
  • 7 rooms: 498
  • 8 rooms: 244
  • 9+ rooms: 85
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Charlotte County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 142
  • 1 bedroom: 2,008
  • 2 bedrooms: 22,459
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,725
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,752
  • 5+ bedrooms: 358
  • no bedroom: 480
  • 1 bedroom: 2,115
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,972
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,505
  • 4 bedrooms: 273
  • 5+ bedrooms: 75
Cars and other vehicles available in Charlotte County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,024
  • 1 vehicle: 24,609
  • 2 vehicles: 21,079
  • 3 vehicles: 4,582
  • 4 vehicles: 894
  • 5+ vehicles: 256
  • no vehicle: 1,505
  • 1 vehicle: 4,804
  • 2 vehicles: 3,407
  • 3 vehicles: 550
  • 4 vehicles: 93
  • 5+ vehicles: 61

53% of Charlotte County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 29% lived in Florida.

Charlotte County:

53.2%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Charlotte County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (96.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (95.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)
  • Utility gas (1.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 873
Here:

8.0%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 286
Here:

5.0%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 444
Here:

16.6%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Charlotte County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $15,196,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,616,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,329,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $64,061,000
    Police Protection: $38,701,000
    Water Utilities: $35,189,000
    Central Staff Services: $26,383,000
    Solid Waste Management: $22,223,000
    Health - Other: $16,513,000
    Financial Administration: $13,538,000
    Local Fire Protection: $13,416,000
    General - Other: $13,121,000
    Sewerage: $12,995,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,295,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,587,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,578,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,385,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,079,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,587,000
    Libraries: $2,601,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,967,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,028,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $1,937,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $50,950,000
    Libraries: $3,073,000
    Regular Highways: $3,061,000
    Health - Other: $2,178,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,990,000
    Police Protection: $1,470,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,330,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $693,000
    General - Other: $610,000
    Water Utilities: $433,000
    Financial Administration: $402,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $318,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $283,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $282,000
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000
    Corrections - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $79,193,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,938,000

Charlotte County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $28,180,000
    All Other: $22,769,000
    Sewerage: $16,759,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,070,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,074,000
    Highways: $1,420,000
    Public Welfare: $868,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,543,000
    Highways: $1,187,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $49,870,000
    Special Assessments: $20,232,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,031,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,086,000
    Interest Earnings: $306,000
    Sale of Property: $277,000
    Rents: $271,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $31,565,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,450,000
    General Local Government Support: $18,335,000
    Highways: $4,891,000
    Public Welfare: $452,000
    Health and Hospitals: $72,000
  • Tax - Property: $81,376,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $27,597,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $21,602,000
    Other License: $17,895,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $4,925,000
    Other Selective Sales: $4,666,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $581,000

Charlotte County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $292,670,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $254,912,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,266,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,508,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,245,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,645,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,600,000

Charlotte County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $285,987,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,980,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Charlotte County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Charlotte County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 23 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED407$112,4081,100$139,6701,643$161,55151$63,7252$1,375,000883$149,37124$63,542
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$94,476110$139,491187$172,49718$25,6670$087$161,32216$48,063
APPLICATIONS DENIED116$122,078244$139,4671,159$179,20177$50,2470$0351$169,89538$72,105
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$100,750153$126,614539$173,89624$115,5830$0157$169,8798$82,750
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS19$101,57930$117,333124$175,4351$192,0000$026$166,0774$101,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED39$147,6159$186,7788$157,125
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED67$232,6278$229,87546$247,783
APPLICATIONS DENIED11$135,3643$193,6673$66,333
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$202,5002$208,5005$196,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$206,6671$333,0003$185,667

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Charlotte County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,65776.4 years
William1,44276.4 years
Robert1,29274.4 years
Mary1,10280.6 years
James98975.3 years
Charles89276.5 years
George84877.3 years
Joseph80476.9 years
Helen68982.0 years
Edward63377.3 years
Most common last names in Charlotte County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith54978.5 years
Johnson31579.1 years
Miller29077.9 years
Brown24276.6 years
Jones22476.6 years
Davis21277.6 years
Williams20077.1 years
Anderson15978.1 years
Wilson15078.1 years
Martin14078.6 years
Businesses in Charlotte County, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven5Macy's1
AT&T3Marshalls1
Ace Hardware5MasterBrand Cabinets7
Advance Auto Parts5Mazda1
Aeropostale1McDonald's5
American Eagle Outfitters1Microtel1
Applebee's2Motel 61
Arby's2Motherhood Maternity1
AutoZone3Nike13
Baskin-Robbins1Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot2
Bed Bath & Beyond1Old Navy1
Best Western1Olive Garden1
Blockbuster2Outback1
Budget Car Rental1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King4Pac Sun1
CVS5Panera Bread1
Charlotte Russe1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2Penske2
Circle K12PetSmart1
Cracker Barrel1Pier 1 Imports1
Curves5Pizza Hut3
DHL1Publix Super Markets8
Dairy Queen3Quiznos2
Days Inn2RadioShack4
Decora Cabinetry2Red Lobster1
Dennys2Rooms To Go2
Domino's Pizza3Ruby Tuesday1
Dunkin Donuts6SAS Shoes1
FedEx43Sam's Club1
Foot Locker1Sears3
Ford2Sleep Inn1
GNC3Spencer Gifts1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel3
Goodwill1Staples1
H&R Block5Starbucks3
Havertys Furniture1Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway16
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile8
Hollister Co.1T.G.I. Driday's1
Home Depot2Taco Bell3
Honda1Target1
Hyundai1The Room Place1
IHOP2Tire Kingdom4
JCPenney1Toys"R"Us2
Jimmy John's1True Value1
Jones New York7U-Haul15
Journeys1UPS56
KFC1Value City Furniture1
Kincaid1Vans2
Kmart1Verizon Wireless2
Knights Inn1Victoria's Secret1
Kohl's1Volkswagen1
La Quinta1Waffle House2
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens7
Lane Furniture2Walmart4
Little Caesars Pizza1Wet Seal1
Long John Silver's1YMCA7
Lowe's1

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