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Total population: 5,876 (Urban population: 5,864 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 12 (all nonfarm))

Okeechobee,FL index of house prices


Houses: 2,170 (1,853 occupied: 1,225 owner occupied, 628 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

32%

Housing density: 526 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $228,762.


Median contract rent in 2009: $587 (lower quartile is $463, upper quartile is $747)


Median gross rent in Okeechobee, FL in 2009: $827


Housing units in Okeechobee with a mortgage: 736 (68 second mortgage, 32 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 303


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $46,857


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $42,500


Median monthly housing costs: $804





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Okeechobee, Florida Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $113,083 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Okeechobee:

$113,083
Florida:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,818 - $160,468

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $156,679
Here:

$156,679
State:

$275,879

In 2-unit structures: $177,397
Here:

$177,397
State:

$200,248

Mobile homes: $64,178
Here:

$64,178
State:

$43,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $48,907
Here:

$48,907
State:

$47,032

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,891
  • In family households: 4,213 (867 male householders, 471 female householders)
    969 spouses, 1,562 children (1,436 natural, 80 adopted, 46 stepchildren), 59 grandchildren, 37 brothers or sisters, 20 parents, 76 other relatives, 152 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 678 (265 male householders (226 living alone)), 265 female householders (201 living alone)), 148 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 393 (379 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 614 2-persons, 240 3-persons, 265 4-persons, 109 5-persons, 71 6-persons, 39 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 427 1-person, 86 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

772 married couples with children.
347 single-parent households (88 men, 259 women).

84.9% of residents of Okeechobee speak English at home.
13.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 34% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 391 (7.4%)
(18.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Okeechobee, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 34
  • 4 rooms: 198
  • 5 rooms: 417
  • 6 rooms: 356
  • 7 rooms: 158
  • 8 rooms: 32
  • 9 or more rooms: 24
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 82
  • 3 rooms: 74
  • 4 rooms: 215
  • 5 rooms: 79
  • 6 rooms: 130
  • 7 rooms: 33
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Okeechobee, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 57
  • 2 bedrooms: 404
  • 3 bedrooms: 682
  • 4 bedrooms: 74
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 143
  • 2 bedrooms: 261
  • 3 bedrooms: 177
  • 4 bedrooms: 32
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Okeechobee, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 87
  • 1 vehicle: 484
  • 2 vehicles: 517
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 25
  • 5+ vehicles: 4
  • no vehicle: 95
  • 1 vehicle: 353
  • 2 vehicles: 158
  • 3 vehicles: 15
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 21
  • 2000 to 2004: 142
  • 1990 to 1999: 268
  • 1980 to 1989: 417
  • 1970 to 1979: 571
  • 1960 to 1969: 451
  • 1950 to 1959: 278
  • 1940 to 1949: 62
  • 1939 or earlier: 125

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Okeechobee, FL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Okeechobee, FL:

  • Less than $10,000: 4
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 2
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 3
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 6
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 6
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 8
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 12
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 40
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 42
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 16
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 68
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 70
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 220
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 243
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 218
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 100
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 140
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 30
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 68
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 16
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 17
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 1
  • $1,000,000 or more: 0
 


Okeechobee rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Okeechobee:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 18
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 9
  • $350 to $399: 26
  • $400 to $449: 10
  • $450 to $499: 67
  • $500 to $549: 3
  • $550 to $599: 0
  • $600 to $649: 74
  • $650 to $699: 6
  • $700 to $749: 0
  • $750 to $799: 11
  • $800 to $899: 220
  • $900 to $999: 39
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 9
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 35
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 40
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 56
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 107
  • 1990 to 1994: 73
  • 1985 to 1989: 82
  • 1980 to 1984: 54
  • 1975 to 1979: 17
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 16
  • 1965 to 1969: 28


Okeechobee, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 82.6%
Number of people working at home: 50 (2.6% of all workers)


Okeechobee commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 188
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 381
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 461
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 212
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 145
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 63
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 65
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 125
  • 90 or more minutes: 32
 


Okeechobee mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,403 (74%)
  • Carpooled: 351 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (1%)
  • Walked: 32 (2%)
  • Other means: 24 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 50 (3%)
 


Okeechobee, FL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 259
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 189
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 189
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 162
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 207
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 162
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 106
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 130
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 95
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 104
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 91
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 127
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 39
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 0
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 8
  • $200,000 or more: 0
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1231
 United States or American: 594
 Irish: 462
 English: 367
 German: 360
 Scotch-Irish: 109
 Italian: 101
 Scottish: 88
 Norwegian: 66
 French (except Basque): 48
 Polish: 33
 Dutch: 30
 French Canadian: 24
 Arab:: 22
 Lebanese: 22
 Russian: 18
 European: 13
 Swedish: 12
 Swiss: 8
 Canadian: 7
 Yugoslavian: 7


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



  • Mexico (77%)
  • Cuba (4%)
  • Peru (4%)
  • Pakistan (4%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Canada (2%)


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

  • This state: 2756
  • Northeast: 578
  • Midwest: 667
  • South: 782
  • West: 79

51% of Okeechobee residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Florida.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 81
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 50
  • 5th and 6th grade: 77
  • 7th and 8th grade: 126
  • 9th grade: 105
  • 10th grade: 100
  • 11th grade: 97
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 104
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 525
  • Less than 1 year of college: 76
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 148
  • Associate degree: 46
  • Bachelor's degree: 78
  • Master's degree: 32
  • Professional school degree: 29
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 64
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 18
  • 5th and 6th grade: 36
  • 7th and 8th grade: 73
  • 9th grade: 111
  • 10th grade: 130
  • 11th grade: 71
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 75
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 552
  • Less than 1 year of college: 174
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 107
  • Associate degree: 51
  • Bachelor's degree: 102
  • Master's degree: 72
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.9%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 9.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 6.8%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 23.7%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 3.8%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 12.9%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $33,486
  • Black householders: $27,368
  • Asian householders: $39,464
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $54,418
  • Some other race householders: $27,491
  • Two or more races householders: $42,325
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $25,369
Okeechobee household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Okeechobee household income for Black householders
Okeechobee household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Okeechobee household income for Asian householders
Okeechobee household income for Some other race householders
Okeechobee household income for Two or more races householders
Okeechobee household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Okeechobee marital status for males
Okeechobee marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $121,769
  • Black or African American householders: $91,287
  • Some other race householders: $103,922
  • Two or more races householders: $130,613
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $108,660

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,510
  • One, attached: 42
  • Two: 116
  • 3 or 4: 123
  • 5 to 9: 14
  • 10 to 19: 6
  • Mobile homes: 340
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Median worth of mobile homes: $41,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Okeechobee:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Okeechobee
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (93.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Utility gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (82.5%)
  • No fuel used (9.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.9%)
  • Utility gas (2.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

3.9%
Florida:

11.7%

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

0.0%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

11.9%
Florida:

21.0%

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 (Noninst.)


 

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