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Key West, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

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Key West,FL index of house prices

Total population: 25,704 (Urban population: 25,480 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 0)

Houses: 13,927 (9,904 occupied: 3,857 owner occupied, 6,259 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

62%
State:

36%

Housing density: 2,342 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $350,796.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,644 (lower quartile is $611, upper quartile is $1,115)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $2,465


Median gross rent in Key West, FL in 2016: $1,798

Housing units in Key West with a mortgage: 2,265 (17 second mortgage, 295 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,596

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $98,226

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $73,018

Median monthly housing costs: $1,800


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Key West, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $549,686 (it was $252,700 in 2000)
Key West:

$549,686
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $375,806 - $768,208

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $763,032
Here:

$763,032
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $582,015
Here:

$582,015
State:

$218,328

In 2-unit structures: $873,331
Here:

$873,331
State:

$199,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $513,360
Here:

$513,360
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $847,513
Here:

$847,513
State:

$280,732

Mobile homes: $100,179
Here:

$100,179
State:

$77,364
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,689
  • In family households: 18,047 (2,831 male householders, 2,365 female householders)
    4,037 spouses, 6,266 children (5,588 natural, 113 adopted, 551 stepchildren), 311 grandchildren, 224 brothers or sisters, 383 parents, 621 other relatives, 854 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 7,389 (2,340 male householders (1,658 living alone)), 2,283 female householders (1,604 living alone)), 2,744 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,108

Size of family households: 2,863 2-persons, 901 3-persons, 911 4-persons, 459 5-persons, 53 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,322 1-person, 1,064 2-persons, 298 3-persons, 27 4-persons.

2,716 married couples with children.
1,194 single-parent households (469 men, 725 women).

74.9% of residents of Key West speak English at home.
16.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (49% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
6.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 45% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (63% speak English very well, 37% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 5,410 (20.3%)
(49.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.1
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.3
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Key West, Florida:

  • 25no bedroom
  • 3571 bedroom
  • 1,3992 bedrooms
  • 1,6063 bedrooms
  • 3634 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Key West population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Key West, Florida:

  • 1,021no bedroom
  • 1,5651 bedroom
  • 2,3612 bedrooms
  • 1,2963 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Key West population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Key West in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 213no vehicle
  • 1,7511 vehicle
  • 1,3572 vehicles
  • 4223 vehicles
  • 384 vehicles
  • 395+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Key West population

Cars and other vehicles available in Key West in renter-occupied apartments

  • 1,121no vehicle
  • 3,2091 vehicle
  • 1,4952 vehicles
  • 1463 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 3585+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Key West population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Key West, Florida:

  • 251 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 4593 rooms
  • 9954 rooms
  • 7545 rooms
  • 6606 rooms
  • 4347 rooms
  • 3108 rooms
  • 1989+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Key West population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Key West, Florida:

  • 9701 room
  • 1,0792 rooms
  • 1,6683 rooms
  • 1,5664 rooms
  • 7125 rooms
  • 2746 rooms
  • 767 rooms
  • 1298 rooms
  • 129+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Key West population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Key West, FL household income distribution

  • Key West, FL household income distribution
  • 494Less than $10,000
  • 448$10,000 to $14,999
  • 361$15,000 to $19,999
  • 435$20,000 to $24,999
  • 458$25,000 to $29,999
  • 341$30,000 to $34,999
  • 315$35,000 to $39,999
  • 679$40,000 to $44,999
  • 270$45,000 to $49,999
  • 699$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,048$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,496$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,069$100,000 to $124,999
  • 495$125,000 to $149,999
  • 633$150,000 to $199,999
  • 544$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Key West, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Key West, FL
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 68$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 17$30,000 to $34,999
  • 51$40,000 to $49,999
  • 90$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 32$100,000 to $124,999
  • 41$125,000 to $149,999
  • 21$150,000 to $174,999
  • 38$175,000 to $199,999
  • 197$200,000 to $249,999
  • 106$250,000 to $299,999
  • 527$300,000 to $399,999
  • 733$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,134$500,000 to $749,999
  • 446$750,000 to $999,999
  • 330$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 74$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 133$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Key West, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Key West, FL
  • 34Less than $100
  • 99$100 to $149
  • 23$150 to $199
  • 109$200 to $249
  • 61$250 to $299
  • 39$300 to $349
  • 22$350 to $399
  • 24$400 to $449
  • 14$450 to $499
  • 86$500 to $549
  • 13$550 to $599
  • 79$600 to $649
  • 48$650 to $699
  • 45$700 to $749
  • 44$750 to $799
  • 259$800 to $899
  • 311$900 to $999
  • 764$1,000 to $1,249
  • 1,159$1,250 to $1,499
  • 1,951$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,116$2,000 to $2,499
  • 188$2,500 to $2,999
  • 88$3,000 to $3,499
  • 42$3,500 or more
  • 162No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,2412010 or later
  • 1,5942000 to 2009
  • 9881990 to 1999
  • 1,1091980 to 1989
  • 2701970 to 1979
  • 715Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Key West population
Key West commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 705
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,952
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 5,304
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,877
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,228
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 317
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 223
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 75
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 132
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 91
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 123
  • 90 or more minutes: 162
Key West, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 99.8%
Number of people working at home: 991 (6.3% of all workers)

Key West mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 14,868 (66%)
  • Carpooled: 1,311 (6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 330 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 254 (1%)
  • Taxi: 1,289 (6%)
  • Bicycle: 2,493 (11%)
  • Walked: 1,094 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 991 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,298
 English: 896
 German: 870
 Irish: 692
 Haitian: 663
 Italian: 433
 Polish: 408
 Scotch-Irish: 216
 African: 205
 British: 180
 European: 161
 Portuguese: 126
 Greek: 122
 Bahamian: 112
 French (except Basque): 109
 Canadian: 108
 Czech: 106
 Hungarian: 96
 Swedish: 91
 Russian: 79
 Ukrainian: 78
 Scottish: 60
 Dutch: 58
 Jamaican: 50
 Turkish: 47
 Romanian: 38
 Norwegian: 35
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 34
 South African: 27
 French Canadian: 27
 Guyanese: 22
 Slovak: 22
 Australian: 21
 Slavic: 20
 Israeli: 16
 Danish: 15
 Finnish: 15
 Brazilian: 14
 Belgian: 14
 Albanian: 14
 Welsh: 13
 Bulgarian: 12
 Croatian: 11
 Armenian: 10
 Estonian: 10
 Eastern European: 10
 Lithuanian: 9
 Syrian: 6
 Swiss: 5
 Cajun: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 21%Cuba
  • 10%Nicaragua
  • 9%Haiti
  • 5%Mexico
  • 5%Poland
  • 4%Canada
  • 3%Peru

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,747
  • Other state: 11,792
  • Northeast: 4,103
  • Midwest: 3,228
  • South: 3,326
  • West: 1,114

75% of Key West residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Florida.

Key West:

74.6%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 47
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 147
  • 5th and 6th grade: 123
  • 7th and 8th grade: 328
  • 9th grade: 47
  • 10th grade: 143
  • 11th grade: 207
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 64
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,134
  • Less than 1 year of college: 553
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,181
  • Associate degree: 682
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,258
  • Master's degree: 806
  • Professional school degree: 269
  • Doctorate degree: 59

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 181
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 21
  • 5th and 6th grade: 123
  • 7th and 8th grade: 166
  • 9th grade: 268
  • 10th grade: 111
  • 11th grade: 139
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 67
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,197
  • Less than 1 year of college: 489
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,406
  • Associate degree: 1,150
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,010
  • Master's degree: 1,017
  • Professional school degree: 204
  • Doctorate degree: 34

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 4.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 3.9%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 22.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 9.7%Males
  • 3.0%Females
Key West marital status for males
Key West marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,570
  • One, attached: 1,092
  • Two: 1,331
  • 3 or 4: 1,636
  • 5 to 9: 1,140
  • 10 to 19: 687
  • 20 to 49: 728
  • 50 or more: 936
  • Mobile homes: 435
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $137,512

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 0.7%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Key West:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Key West
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (82.1%)
  • No fuel used (15.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (86.0%)
  • No fuel used (12.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 228
Here:

12.9%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 388
Here:

32.9%
Florida:

20.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)