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Pros

-Pleasant winter climate
-Future job growth
-Small town feel

Cons

-Arts and culture
-Transportation services
-Entertainment


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Charlotte County is a mainly agricultural and residential area, with the towns of Punta Gorda and Port Charlotte located at the head of Charlotte Bay along Florida’s Gulf Coast. Punta Gorda has the character of a small port town while neighboring Port Charlotte is a large planned community. Both towns are quiet and residential with a substantial percentage of retirees and winter residents. Compared to other Gulf Coast cities they are not particularly touristy.



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Quick Facts About Port Charlotte


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Port Charlotte is 5.20 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port Charlotte jobs have Increased by 1.84 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Port Charlotte's cost of living is 5.70% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Port Charlotte's population is 55,206 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.91 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Port Charlotte is $150,600. Home appreciation the last year has been -29.03 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Port Charlotte public schools spend $10,245 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.1 students per teacher in Port Charlotte.

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Port Charlotte Living
I bought a really nice house in Port Charlotte fl with a pool on a corner lot 1 block from Sunrise park where u can put your boat in a go to the Gulf Ocean-I think its... (read more)
Port Charlotte was a NO BRAINER!
Coming from NC, my husband, an avid fisherman, and I retired recently. We couldn't wait to pick out a town in FL to move to. Anywhere was fine as long as it was on the... (read more)
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