Charlotte County, Florida
The County of Charlotte is situated in Florida and home to Port Charlotte. The county occupies 680 square miles in land, and the population density is 235 people per square mile. The population is approximately 168,474 as of 2014, and grew by 5.3 percent since 2010. Relative to the rest of Florida, Charlotte has much less young families than the state average (5.7) at 3 percent, a less than average population of children under 18 at 13 percent, and a greater than average number of retirees at 38 percent. About 84 percent of the homes in Charlotte have been owned by the same family for more than one year. Education stats show that 89 percent of citizens graduated high school, and 21 percent have a bachelor's degree or greater.
Median Home Price
In Charlotte County, 20 percent of the 101,365 homes are multi-family buildings, and these homes are used by 70,545 households. The median cost of properties is $143.7k, and the homeownership rate is 79 percent. The median household income is $44.4k, which is greater than the state median. The County of Charlotte has a total of 13,987 business firms, and citizens drive an average commute to work of 23 minutes.