Port Charlotte, Florida 

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Population

55,206

33% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.2%

Median Income

$39,387

Avg. Home Price

$150,600

Best Places to Live in Port Charlotte, Florida

Small city complex - Gulf coast, 25 miles north of Fort Myers along I-75
Pros
-Pleasant winter climate
-Future job growth
-Small town feel
Cons
-Arts and culture
-Transportation services
-Entertainment

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What Bert Has To Say About Punta Gorda Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Florida
County: Charlotte County
Metro Area: Punta Gorda Metro Area
City: Port Charlotte
Zip Codes: 33952 33948 33980 33954 33953
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 15 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Port Charlotte is 5.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port Charlotte jobs have increased by 1.84%. Learn More...
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. Learn More... or Compare Port Charlotte's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Port Charlotte's population is 55,206 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 32.91%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Port Charlotte is $150,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -29.03%. Check out the homes in the area.
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Port Charlotte

It's a good time to buy in Port Charlotte. Home Appreciation is up 13.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Port Charlotte Real Estate.

The median home price in Port Charlotte is $150,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Port Charlotte    34 Reviews
Port Charlotte Living - 6/25/2015
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)

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Port Charlotte was a NO BRAINER! - 6/1/2015
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)

Port Charlotte - 1/22/2015
Port Charlotte is a region the focus of which is liveability. Internet accessability is the determinant of your lifesytle in work or leisure.... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA
33952 33948 33980 33954 33953