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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Monroe County, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 9,458

Renter-occupied housing units : 3,523

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 297

Renter-occupied housing units : 762

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 908

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,247

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,402

Renter-occupied housing units : 5,079


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Monroe County, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 519

Householder 35 to 44 years : 1,199

Householder 45 to 54 years : 2,099

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,406

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,306

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,922

Householder 75 years and over : 480

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 106

Householder 35 to 44 years : 287

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,145

Householder 55 to 59 years : 764

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,254

Householder 65 to 74 years : 2,538

Householder 75 years and over : 2,040


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Monroe County, Florida)

Less than 10.0 percent : 258

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 344

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 815

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 912

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 998

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 1,048

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 887

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 1,043

50.0 percent or more : 3,643

Not computed : 663


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Monroe County, Florida)

Built 2010 or later : $337,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $432,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $393,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $349,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $309,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $340,900

Built 1950 to 1959 : $415,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $374,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $558,800


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Monroe County, Florida: 55.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Monroe County, 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 354 354 $43,507,536
  Two Family 2 4 $665,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

356 358 $44,172,536
2000        
  Single Family 195 195 $25,868,836
  Two Family 2 4 $465,000
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $323,750
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

198 203 $26,657,586
2001        
  Single Family 228 228 $40,327,066
  Two Family 1 2 $300,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

229 230 $40,627,066
2002        
  Single Family 232 232 $48,682,024
  Two Family 4 8 $1,515,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 95 $7,955,500
  Total

241 335 $58,152,524
2003        
  Single Family 236 236 $50,866,747
  Two Family 34 68 $4,135,545
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 11 126 $20,120,000
  Total

281 430 $75,122,292
2004        
  Single Family 376 376 $57,656,981
  Two Family 1 2 $144,804
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $3,000,000
  Total

378 383 $60,801,785
2005        
  Single Family 239 239 $43,091,702
  Two Family 1 2 $350,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $900,000
  Total

241 246 $44,341,702
2006        
  Single Family 204 204 $54,786,062
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 13 $4,350,000
  Total

206 217 $59,136,062


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Monroe County, FL): $42,283
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Monroe County): $195,700
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Monroe County, Florida

Utility Gas: 0.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 4.7%
Electricity: 72.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.3%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 21.6%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Monroe County, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 24.16%
  • Juvenile facilities : 0.25%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.89%
  • Other institutional facilities : 0.05%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 0.1%
  • Military quarters : 13.71%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 55.84%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Monroe County): $820
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Monroe County): $1139


(updated 2010)



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