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Sweetwater, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $281,159 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$281,159
Florida:

$245,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $234,244 - $364,054

Sweetwater,FL index of house prices

Total population: 15,452 (Urban population: 14,265, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 5,300 (5,009 occupied: 2,186 owner occupied, 2,942 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

34%

Housing density: 6,497 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2019 in this county: $863,701.

Median contract rent in 2019: $1,304 (lower quartile is $1,112, upper quartile is $1,614)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2019: $1,425


Median gross rent in Sweetwater, FL in 2019: $1,447

Housing units in Sweetwater with a mortgage: 1,026 (108 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 296

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Sweetwater, Florida Age and Sex of Residents

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,456,378
  • In family households: 2,110,320 (364,641 male householders, 238,270 female householders)
    380,241 spouses, 721,944 children (670,830 natural, 12,263 adopted, 38,851 stepchildren), 77,135 grandchildren, 45,441 brothers or sisters, 59,104 parents, foster children, 82,017 other relatives, 102,016 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 346,058 (129,381 male householders (94,284 living alone)), 135,060 female householders (109,939 living alone)), 81,617 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 40,057 (20,640 institutionalized population)

319,467 married couples with children.
152,668 single-parent households (27,448 men, 125,220 women).

6.9% of residents of Sweetwater speak English at home.
92.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (38% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 13,773 (80.1%)
(53.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.4
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments
Here:

3.8
State:

4.2

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sweetwater, Florida
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Sweetwater, Florida
  • 173no bedroom
  • 2851 bedroom
  • 7472 bedrooms
  • 6803 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Florida
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Florida
  • 376no bedroom
  • 7011 bedroom
  • 8062 bedrooms
  • 2443 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 113no vehicle
  • 5821 vehicle
  • 8622 vehicles
  • 3523 vehicles
  • 1974 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sweetwater in renter-occupied apartments
  • 500no vehicle
  • 7981 vehicle
  • 6662 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweetwater, Florida
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sweetwater, Florida
  • 171 room
  • 2152 rooms
  • 5723 rooms
  • 3424 rooms
  • 4035 rooms
  • 3176 rooms
  • 1787 rooms
  • 698 rooms
  • 239+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Florida
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Florida
  • 2561 room
  • 6362 rooms
  • 4503 rooms
  • 4704 rooms
  • 1815 rooms
  • 916 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Year house built
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
Owners and renters by unit type in Sweetwater, FL
  • Sweetwater, FL household income distribution

  • Distribution of median household income in Sweetwater, FL in 2019
  • 59,712Less than $10,000
  • 75,548$10,000 to $19,999
  • 74,241$20,000 to $29,999
  • 67,267$30,000 to $39,999
  • 62,821$40,000 to $49,999
  • 58,384$50,000 to $59,999
  • 75,433$60,000 to $74,999
  • 85,787$75,000 to $99,999
  • 58,412$100,000 to $124,999
  • 36,519$125,000 to $149,999
  • 39,457$150,000 to $199,999
  • 50,879$200,000 or more

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.0%
Number of people working at home: 428 (5.6% of all workers)

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 19
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 166
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 476
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 890
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 766
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 371
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 1,117
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 135
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 284
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 509
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 222
  • 90 or more minutes: 121

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,955 (77.6%)
  • Carpooled: 688 (13.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 263 (5.2%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 155 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (0.5%)
Class of Workers in 2000
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Sweetwater, Florida
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Sweetwater, Florida
  • 2,4781995 to March 2000
  • 1,7721990 to 1994
  • 1,9081985 to 1989
  • 1,8221980 to 1984
  • 4381975 to 1979
  • 6651970 to 1974
  • 9431965 to 1969
  • 627Before 1965
Ancestries in Sweetwater, FL <small>(Other ancestries excluded from the graph)</small>

First ancestries reported:

  • Other: 12,157 (94.3%)
  • United States: 330 (2.6%)
  • Italian: 71 (0.6%)
  • Irish: 59 (0.5%)
  • Subsaharan African: 56 (0.4%)
  • English: 51 (0.4%)
  • German: 40 (0.3%)
  • Arab: 29 (0.2%)
  • French: 29 (0.2%)
  • Greek: 16 (0.1%)
  • West Indian: 14 (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 13 (0.1%)
  • French Canadian: 12 (0.09%)
  • Polish: 10 (0.08%)
  • Welsh: 9 (0.07%)

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

Cuba
Sweetwater:

60.5% (6,447)
Florida:

24.1% (642,951)

Nicaragua
Sweetwater:

26.3% (2,804)
Florida:

3.7% (98,022)

Colombia
Sweetwater:

3.3% (350)
Florida:

5.9% (157,371)

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

  • This state: 2,827
  • Other state: 608
  • Northeast: 349
  • Midwest: 105
  • South: 92
  • West: 62

65% of Sweetwater residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 91% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 30% lived in Florida.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 109
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 70
  • 5th and 6th grade: 402
  • 7th and 8th grade: 313
  • 9th grade: 249
  • 10th grade: 148
  • 11th grade: 69
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 598
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 936
  • Less than 1 year of college: 162
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 455
  • Associate degree: 147
  • Bachelor's degree: 314
  • Master's degree: 125
  • Professional school degree: 177
  • Doctorate degree: 35
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 192
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 170
  • 5th and 6th grade: 467
  • 7th and 8th grade: 470
  • 9th grade: 324
  • 10th grade: 82
  • 11th grade: 132
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 645
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,211
  • Less than 1 year of college: 239
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 396
  • Associate degree: 227
  • Bachelor's degree: 331
  • Master's degree: 107
  • Professional school degree: 96
  • Doctorate degree: 22
Educational Attainment for Females
Sweetwater marital status for males
Sweetwater marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,069
  • One, attached: 1,191
  • Two: 182
  • 3 or 4: 278
  • 5 to 9: 266
  • 10 to 19: 365
  • 20 to 49: 226
  • 50 or more: 240
  • Mobile homes: 524

Median worth of mobile homes: $62,394

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%
Year householders moved into residence in Sweetwater
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sweetwater, FL
  • 95.8%Electricity
  • 2.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sweetwater, FL
  • 91.5%Electricity
  • 4.8%No fuel used
  • 2.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 70
Here:

4.1%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 84
Here:

8.4%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 176
Here:

19.8%
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 Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability