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Okeechobee City, Florida Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 835

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 159

Female householder, no husband present : 348

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 443

Householder not living alone : 185


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 123

Female householder and female partner : 27

Female householder and male partner : 95

All other households : 1,725


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 689

Renter-occupied housing units : 146

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 108

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 208

Renter-occupied housing units : 140

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 399

Renter-occupied housing units : 229


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 179

$10,000 to $14,999 : 126

$15,000 to $19,999 : 241

$20,000 to $24,999 : 57

$25,000 to $29,999 : 91

$30,000 to $34,999 : 105

$35,000 to $39,999 : 120

$40,000 to $44,999 : 175

$45,000 to $49,999 : 115

$50,000 to $59,999 : 246

$60,000 to $74,999 : 257

$75,000 to $99,999 : 145

$100,000 to $124,999 : 55

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 25


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Total : 2,335


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Occupied : 1,970

Vacant : 365


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 21

Built 2000 to 2004 : 142

Built 1990 to 1999 : 268

Built 1980 to 1989 : 417

Built 1970 to 1979 : 571

Built 1960 to 1969 : 451

Built 1950 to 1959 : 278

Built 1940 to 1949 : 62

Built 1939 or earlier : 125


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Utility gas : 0

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 75

Electricity : 1,889

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 6


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 67

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 8

$25,000 to $29,999 : 27

$30,000 to $34,999 : 22

$35,000 to $39,999 : 44

$40,000 to $49,999 : 44

$50,000 to $59,999 : 60

$60,000 to $69,999 : 21

$70,000 to $79,999 : 35

$80,000 to $89,999 : 58

$90,000 to $99,999 : 48

$100,000 to $124,999 : 163

$125,000 to $149,999 : 257

$150,000 to $174,999 : 123

$175,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 to $249,999 : 69

$250,000 to $299,999 : 68

$300,000 to $399,999 : 117

$400,000 to $499,999 : 51

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 9

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 85

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 9

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 601

Housing units without a mortgage : 652


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Okeechobee City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $140,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $205,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $116,300

Built 1970 to 1979 : $102,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $136,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $115,300

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $319,700


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Okeechobee City, Florida: 66.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Okeechobee City, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 53.09%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 33.18%
  • Other institutional facilities : 1.14%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 12.59%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Okeechobee City, Florida

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 16 16 $1,667,049
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $1,667,049
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,221,680
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $116,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 13 $1,337,680
2001        
  Single Family 8 8 $925,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $120,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 11 $1,045,000
2002        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,351,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $135,000
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 13 $1,486,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Okeechobee City, FL): $27,265
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Okeechobee City): $71,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Okeechobee City): $522
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Okeechobee City, Florida

Utility Gas: 1.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.8%
Electricity: 90.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.4%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 4.4%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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