Grove City, Florida

Grove City is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Charlotte County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,804 at the 2010 census.[3] It is part of the Punta Gorda Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Grove City, Florida
Location in Charlotte County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 26°54′43″N 82°19′30″W
Country United States
State Florida
County Charlotte
  Total2.2 sq mi (5.8 km2)
  Land1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
  Water0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
10 ft (3 m)
  Density1,333/sq mi (514.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-27775[1]
GNIS feature ID0283470[2]


Grove City was platted in 1886.[4] A post office was established at Grove City in 1887, and remained in operation until 1910.[5]


Grove City is located in western Charlotte County at 26°54′43″N 82°19′30″W (26.911966, -82.324933).[6] It is bordered by Englewood to the north and by Manasota Key to the west across Lemon Bay, an arm of the Gulf of Mexico. Rotonda West is to the southeast.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Grove City CDP has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.8 km2), of which 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) is land and 0.89 square miles (2.3 km2), or 39.54%, is water.[3]


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,092 people, 1,045 households, and 659 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,647.6 people per square mile (636.0/km²). There were 1,457 housing units at an average density of 1,147.5/sq mi (443.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.71% White, 0.43% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.53% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.91% of the population.

There were 1,045 households out of which 13.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.40.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 12.7% under the age of 18, 3.7% from 18 to 24, 17.3% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 38.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 58 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $32,104, and the median income for a family was $41,976. Males had a median income of $22,685 versus $17,177 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $21,602. About 4.9% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.6% of those under age 18 and 6.9% of those age 65 or over.


  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Grove City CDP, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
  4. "Englewood's beginnings". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Aug 30, 1995. p. 10. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  5. "Charlotte County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2015.
  6. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.

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