Port Charlotte, Florida 

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Population

67,293

+5.5% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

5.0%

Median Income

$39,387

Median Home Price

$235,600

Median Age

52.3

Comfort Index (Climate)

2.2 / 9.2

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Port Charlotte, Florida

Small city complex - Gulf coast, 25 miles north of Fort Myers along I-75. November, March and April are the most pleasant months in Port Charlotte, while August and July are the least comfortable months.
State: Florida
County: Charlotte County
Metro Area: Punta Gorda Metro Area
City: Port Charlotte
Zip Codes: 33952 33948 33980 33954 33953
Cost of Living: -11.6% lower
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 15 ft above sea level

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Port Charlotte, FL Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Pleasant winter climate
Future job growth
Small town feel
Cons
Arts and culture
Transportation services
Entertainment

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.


Highlights

ECONOMY
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

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Port Charlotte's cost of living is 11.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Port Charlotte's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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

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

POPULATION
Port Charlotte's population is 67,293 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.5%. Learn More...

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

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Port Charlotte is Real Estate: $235,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 9.1%.

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. More Education



Best Places to Live in Port Charlotte Rankings


Housing Market in Port Charlotte

It's a good time to buy in Port Charlotte. Home Appreciation is up 20.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Port Charlotte is $235,600.
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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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ZIP CODES IN PORT CHARLOTTE, FLORIDA
33952 33948 33980 33954 33953

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