Charlotte County vs. Highlands County

Charlotte County (FL)Highlands County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)184,998105,424
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)15.6%6.7%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)159,96498,786
Population, Census, April 1, 2010159,97898,786
Persons under 5 years, percent3.0%4.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent11.9%17.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent40.2%35.3%
Female persons, percent51.2%51.1%
White alone, percent90.5%85.4%
Black or African American alone, percent6.0%10.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.4%0.7%
Asian alone, percent1.4%1.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent1.7%1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent7.4%20.8%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent84.0%66.4%
Veterans, 2014-201822,26211,294
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.3%10.9%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)105,17255,759
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201879.5%75.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$176,500$93,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,266$959
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$475$324
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$976$776
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201319.6%11.7%
Building permits, 20182,068271
Households, 2014-201876,15041,026
Persons per household, 2014-20182.282.44
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201884.4%83.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201810.0%19.0%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201889.2%81.0%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201882.2%70.7%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201890.3%84.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201823.2%17.0%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201814.9%13.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent17.1%18.5%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201841.7%42.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201840.4%38.9%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)219,151110,569
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)1,119,644576,468
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)90,411213,986
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)2,091,3011,112,507
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$12,874$11,337
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201824.919.9
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$49,225$37,314
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$30,528$23,722
Persons in poverty, percent11.1%20.8%
Total employer establishments, 20174,0061,921
Total employment, 201739,31120,766
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)1,322,729680,262
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20174.4%1.7%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201713,5336,085
All firms, 201213,0236,730
Men-owned firms, 20127,4883,426
Women-owned firms, 20123,8292,449
Minority-owned firms, 20121,9532,033
Nonminority-owned firms, 201210,5144,423
Veteran-owned firms, 20121,488739
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201210,6105,574
Black-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%3.7%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%14.4%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200726.4%24.1%
Population per square mile, 2010235.297.2
Land area in square miles, 2010680.281,016.62

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Charlotte county (FL) and Highlands county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.