Port Charlotte, FL 

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+34.6% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

93.7 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

2.2 / 9.2

summer / winter

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Port Charlotte, FL

Port Charlotte, Florida is a charming city located in the heart of Charlotte County. This friendly community offers plenty for visitors to explore such as the Fishermen’s Village or one of many popular restaurants. Residents here also take advantage of all the outdoor activities available at Peace River Wildlife Center, Manasota Beach, and Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park. With its excellent school systems, thriving businesses, and numerous recreational opportunities, it's no wonder why so many people choose to make Port Charlotte their home. Small city complex - Gulf coast, 25 miles north of Fort Myers along I-75.
State: Florida
County: Charlotte County
Metro Area: Punta Gorda Metro Area
City: Port Charlotte
Zip Codes: 33952 33948 33980 33954 33953
Cost of Living: -6.3% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 15 ft above sea level
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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.


The unemployment rate in Port Charlotte is 5.0% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Port Charlotte jobs have increased by 1.9%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Port Charlotte's cost of living is 6.3% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Port Charlotte's Cost of Living

November, March and April are the most pleasant months in Port Charlotte, while August and July are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Charlotte county remained overwhelmingly Republican, 62.8% to 36.3%. More Voting Stats

Port Charlotte's population is 62,531 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.5%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 23.2 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Port Charlotte is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 20.5%.

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. More Education

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Housing Market in Port Charlotte

It's a good time to buy in Port Charlotte. Home Appreciation is up 20.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Port Charlotte is .

Reviews for Port Charlotte   34 Reviews
Port Charlotte, A great place to live... - 9/6/2021
We have enjoyed living in Port Charlotte now 2 years. It is out of the hussle and bussel of Fort Myers/Naples. Still has the beauty that nature has to offer, and cute... Read More

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An unfortunate place to wind up - 8/21/2021
Probably the worst decision I've ever made. The people are inept and rude at best, the food is some of the lowest quality I've ever had in florida and the job... Read More
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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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