Port Charlotte is located on the Gulf of Mexico, about halfway between Sarasota and Naples. Port Charlotte is home to Charlotte Harbor, consisting of 270 square miles fed by the Peace and Myakka rivers. Seafarers enjoy plenty of opportunities to set sail and enjoy world-class fishing and snorkeling. Biking Babcock’s Wilderness Adventure Park and hiking trails in the thick of Cedar Point are also activities ideal for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts. If it is a cultural setting you are looking for, Port Charlotte is home to the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, as well as the Charlotte County Historical Center, a waterfront museum. Residents can enjoy a dramatic theatrical performance, dine on upscale cuisine, and shop to their heart’s content in the many specialty shops Port Charlotte has to offer.
- The population is 25,542 and has grown 17.1 percent since the year 2000
- The median home value in Port Charlotte is $136,200. Port Charlotte home values have gone up 8.8% over the past year and are predicted to rise 3.2% within the next year.
- The estimated median income is $39,654