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Sweetwater, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Sweetwater,FL index of house prices

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

Houses: 5,203 (4,833 occupied: 2,120 owner occupied, 2,824 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

57%
State:

36%

Housing density: 6,378 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $541,421.

Median contract rent in 2016: $581 (lower quartile is $489, upper quartile is $1,348)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,194


Median gross rent in Sweetwater, FL in 2016: $665

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
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $225,607 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Sweetwater:

$225,607
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $175,229 - $310,816

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, 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)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

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: 13,541 (78.8%)
(50.2% 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:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 173no bedroom
  • 2851 bedroom
  • 7472 bedrooms
  • 6803 bedrooms
  • 2314 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sweetwater, Florida:

  • 376no bedroom
  • 7011 bedroom
  • 8062 bedrooms
  • 2443 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 113no vehicle
  • 5821 vehicle
  • 8622 vehicles
  • 3523 vehicles
  • 1974 vehicles
  • 305+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

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

  • 500no vehicle
  • 7981 vehicle
  • 6662 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 294 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

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
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population

Year house built

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Sweetwater, FL household income distribution

  • 484Less than $10,000
  • 422$10,000 to $14,999
  • 278$15,000 to $19,999
  • 403$20,000 to $24,999
  • 409$25,000 to $29,999
  • 298$30,000 to $34,999
  • 346$35,000 to $39,999
  • 224$40,000 to $44,999
  • 186$45,000 to $49,999
  • 327$50,000 to $59,999
  • 347$60,000 to $74,999
  • 316$75,000 to $99,999
  • 215$100,000 to $124,999
  • 81$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 43$200,000 or more

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 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
Note: State values scaled to Sweetwater population
Sweetwater commuting: travel time to work

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
Sweetwater, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.6%
Number of people working at home: 394 (5.5% of all workers)

Sweetwater mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,955 (78%)
  • Carpooled: 688 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 263 (5%)
  • Bicycle: 15 (0%)
  • Walked: 155 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 23 (0%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 11,830
 Unclassified or not reported: 1,814
 United States or American: 330
 Italian: 53
 Nigerian: 52
 Irish: 36
 Canadian: 29
 French (except Basque): 22
 German: 18
 English: 17
 Haitian: 14
 Swiss: 13
 Polish: 10
 Jordanian: 9
 Lebanese: 5
 Greek: 5
 African: 4
 Welsh: 4

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

  • 61%Cuba
  • 26%Nicaragua
  • 3%Colombia
  • 1%Dominican Republic
  • 1%Honduras
  • 1%Venezuela
  • 1%Ecuador

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 (%)

Class of Workers

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: $63,607

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1.5%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Sweetwater:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sweetwater
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (95.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.4%)
  • Electricity (91.5%)
  • No fuel used (4.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.5%)
  • Utility gas (1.2%)

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 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)