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Okeechobee, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,951 (it was $71,600 in 2000)
Okeechobee:

$109,951
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,970 - $180,298
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1986

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,891

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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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 571 bedroom
  • 4042 bedrooms
  • 6823 bedrooms
  • 744 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 15no bedroom
  • 1431 bedroom
  • 2612 bedrooms
  • 1773 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 87no vehicle
  • 4841 vehicle
  • 5172 vehicles
  • 1083 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

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

  • 95no vehicle
  • 3531 vehicle
  • 1582 vehicles
  • 153 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 343 rooms
  • 1984 rooms
  • 4175 rooms
  • 3566 rooms
  • 1587 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 249+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Okeechobee, Florida:

  • 151 room
  • 822 rooms
  • 743 rooms
  • 2154 rooms
  • 795 rooms
  • 1306 rooms
  • 337 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 259Less than $10,000
  • 189$10,000 to $14,999
  • 189$15,000 to $19,999
  • 162$20,000 to $24,999
  • 207$25,000 to $29,999
  • 162$30,000 to $34,999
  • 106$35,000 to $39,999
  • 130$40,000 to $44,999
  • 95$45,000 to $49,999
  • 104$50,000 to $59,999
  • 91$60,000 to $74,999
  • 127$75,000 to $99,999
  • 39$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Okeechobee, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Okeechobee, FL
  • 85Less than $10,000
  • 20$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$30,000 to $34,999
  • 14$35,000 to $39,999
  • 52$40,000 to $49,999
  • 88$50,000 to $59,999
  • 48$70,000 to $79,999
  • 62$80,000 to $89,999
  • 24$90,000 to $99,999
  • 111$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 79$150,000 to $174,999
  • 127$175,000 to $199,999
  • 104$200,000 to $249,999
  • 20$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • 20$750,000 to $999,999
  • 16$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Okeechobee, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Okeechobee, FL
  • 104Less than $100
  • 26$100 to $149
  • 14$150 to $199
  • 10$200 to $249
  • 14$250 to $299
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 73$400 to $449
  • 24$450 to $499
  • 145$500 to $549
  • 22$550 to $599
  • 57$600 to $649
  • 31$650 to $699
  • 17$700 to $749
  • 10$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 14$1,000 to $1,249
  • 15$1,500 to $1,999
  • 119No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1071995 to March 2000
  • 731990 to 1994
  • 821985 to 1989
  • 541980 to 1984
  • 171975 to 1979
  • 141970 to 1974
  • 161965 to 1969
  • 28Before 1965
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, 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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1,231
 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 (%):

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

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

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.9%Males
  • 4.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 9.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 6.8%Males
  • 23.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.8%Males
  • 12.9%Females
Okeechobee marital status for males
Okeechobee marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $27,639

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 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Okeechobee:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.9%Electricity
  • 3.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 82.5%Electricity
  • 9.7%No fuel used
  • 2.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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 (Noninstitutionalized)