Everyone wants to live in a place where they and their families are safe. Punta Gorda has repeatedly been ranked among the safest cities in Florida.
Punta Gorda was ranked by BackgroundChecks.org in 2016 as the second safest city in Florida. More recently, in 2018 SafeWise.com ranked Punta Gorda as the fifth safest city in Florida. Also in 2018, the National Council For Home Safety and Security determined Punta Gorda was the seventh safest city in the Sunshine State.
Our focus on safety means your peace of mind!
The City of Punta Gorda is protected 24/7 by full-time Firefighter-EMT/Paramedics averaging a life and property saving response time of just four minutes. The Punta Gorda Fire Department maintains a Public Protection Classification (PPC) of 3. This means that, in general, a business locating to Punta Gorda will enjoy a substantially lower price of fire insurance than a community with a poor PPC grade.