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Okeechobee, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Okeechobee,FL index of house prices

Total population: 5,553 (Urban population: 5,273 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 11 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 2,275 (1,892 occupied: 1,099 owner occupied, 795 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

36%

Housing density: 551 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $102,818.

Median contract rent in 2016: $416 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $481)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $569


Median gross rent in Okeechobee, FL in 2016: $522

Housing units in Okeechobee with a mortgage: 593 (2 second mortgage, 26 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 508

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $54,931

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $41,050

Median monthly housing costs: $693


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Okeechobee, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $121,962 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Okeechobee:

$121,962
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $82,653 - $155,155
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,771
  • In family households: 4,654 (672 male householders, 648 female householders)
    829 spouses, 1,696 children (1,468 natural, 125 adopted, 107 stepchildren), 266 grandchildren, 113 brothers or sisters, 89 parents, 178 other relatives, 164 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 713 (281 male householders (174 living alone)), 289 female householders (264 living alone)), 140 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 392

Size of family households: 626 2-persons, 133 3-persons, 318 4-persons, 65 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 438 1-person, 125 2-persons, 7 3-persons.

717 married couples with children.
557 single-parent households (144 men, 413 women).

72.4% of residents of Okeechobee speak English at home.
25.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (45% speak English very well, 55% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 939 (16.3%)
(31.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.7
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 101 bedroom
  • 1982 bedrooms
  • 6083 bedrooms
  • 2454 bedrooms
  • 425+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 23no bedroom
  • 1091 bedroom
  • 4542 bedrooms
  • 2123 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 8no vehicle
  • 2791 vehicle
  • 5192 vehicles
  • 1983 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee population

Cars and other vehicles available in Okeechobee in renter-occupied apartments

  • 107no vehicle
  • 4711 vehicle
  • 1982 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 1144 rooms
  • 3845 rooms
  • 2336 rooms
  • 1837 rooms
  • 798 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 241 room
  • 452 rooms
  • 593 rooms
  • 3794 rooms
  • 2345 rooms
  • 256 rooms
  • 117 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 99+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee 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 %

  • Okeechobee, FL household income distribution

  • Okeechobee, FL household income distribution
  • 188Less than $10,000
  • 112$10,000 to $14,999
  • 163$15,000 to $19,999
  • 55$20,000 to $24,999
  • 99$25,000 to $29,999
  • 128$30,000 to $34,999
  • 256$35,000 to $39,999
  • 98$40,000 to $44,999
  • 92$45,000 to $49,999
  • 203$50,000 to $59,999
  • 157$60,000 to $74,999
  • 135$75,000 to $99,999
  • 122$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Okeechobee, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Okeechobee, FL
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 30$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 7$35,000 to $39,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 55$50,000 to $59,999
  • 55$60,000 to $69,999
  • 48$70,000 to $79,999
  • 62$80,000 to $89,999
  • 52$90,000 to $99,999
  • 208$100,000 to $124,999
  • 100$125,000 to $149,999
  • 58$150,000 to $174,999
  • 126$175,000 to $199,999
  • 27$200,000 to $249,999
  • 11$250,000 to $299,999
  • 7$300,000 to $399,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Okeechobee, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Okeechobee, FL
  • 46Less than $100
  • 29$100 to $149
  • 12$150 to $199
  • 63$200 to $249
  • 28$250 to $299
  • 54$300 to $349
  • 48$350 to $399
  • 55$400 to $449
  • 46$500 to $549
  • 70$550 to $599
  • 38$600 to $649
  • 49$650 to $699
  • 25$700 to $749
  • 64$800 to $899
  • 22$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 17No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1512010 or later
  • 2022000 to 2009
  • 2351990 to 1999
  • 1361980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 44Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Okeechobee population
Okeechobee commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 231
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 464
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 516
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 345
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 114
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 151
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 71
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 44
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 131
  • 90 or more minutes: 69
Okeechobee, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.9%
Number of people working at home: 26 (1.2% of all workers)

Okeechobee mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,873 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 513 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 61 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 66 (1%)
  • Walked: 128 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 26 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 609
 English: 311
 German: 211
 Irish: 178
 Italian: 96
 Polish: 48
 Arab: 20
 Scottish: 13
 Scotch-Irish: 10
 British: 10
 Dutch: 9
 Swiss: 8
 African: 7
 Finnish: 6
 Haitian: 6
 European: 5
 Swedish: 5
 Hungarian: 4
 Scandinavian: 3

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

  • 60%Mexico
  • 9%Cuba
  • 8%Philippines
  • 6%Nicaragua
  • 3%Israel
  • 3%Thailand
  • 2%Panama

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

  • This state: 3,424
  • Other state: 1,373
  • Northeast: 409
  • Midwest: 338
  • South: 598
  • West: 25

89% of Okeechobee residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Florida.

Okeechobee:

89.4%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 44
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 188
  • 7th and 8th grade: 160
  • 9th grade: 93
  • 10th grade: 100
  • 11th grade: 46
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 49
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 727
  • Less than 1 year of college: 85
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 173
  • Associate degree: 137
  • Bachelor's degree: 82
  • Master's degree: 48
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 127
  • 5th and 6th grade: 31
  • 7th and 8th grade: 177
  • 9th grade: 11
  • 10th grade: 111
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 563
  • Less than 1 year of college: 121
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 243
  • Associate degree: 264
  • Bachelor's degree: 120
  • Master's degree: 42
  • Professional school degree: 17
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 3.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 5.3%Females
Okeechobee marital status for males
Okeechobee marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,433
  • One, attached: 24
  • Two: 172
  • 3 or 4: 166
  • 5 to 9: 73
  • 10 to 19: 81
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 303
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,601

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 3.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Okeechobee:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Okeechobee
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (94.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Electricity (98.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

5.9%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 20
Here:

5.9%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 61
Here:

26.5%
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)