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Punta Gorda Florida – Second Highest Homeownship Rate

The National Homeownership Rate is Currently the Second Highest on Record

Last week the U.S. Census Bureau released a 2010 Census brief, Housing Characteristics: 2010 which demonstrated that the “homeownership rate is the second highest on record, behind only 2000, since homeownership data collection began in 1890”.

Punta Gorda, Florida has the Second Highest Homeownership Rate

According to the Housing Characteristics 2010 Census brief, metropolitan have a higher homeownership rate while major cities have more renters. Of the metropolitan areas Punta Gorda, Florida has the second highest percentage of owner-occupied units behind only Monroe, Michigan (and only 0.1 percentage point at that).

Obviously with the second highest homeownership rate amongst metropolitan areas across the country, those who own homes in Punta Gorda, Florida want be here (and thus occupy those homes). With beautiful year-round weather, world class golf, prolific fishing, top of the line sailing, festive community events and more more, it’s easy to see why homeowners in Punta Gorda, Florida want to stay right where they are. Plus Punta Gorda, Florida was ranked in the 10 most popular retirement destinations last year – another perfect illustration of how much people love to live in Punta Gorda, Florida.

Begin your search for the perfect home in Punta Gorda, Florida today and see for yourself why we have the second highest homeownership rate in the country!

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