Cape Coral, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 45,704 housing units in Cape Coral. This represents a 32.5% growth from 34,486 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 44,185 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,519 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Cape Coral is about 80%. Cape Coral's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 10.6%. Average household size is 2.49 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Cape Coral were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom3.70%
Two Bedrooms26.90%
Three Bedrooms61.70%
Four Bedrooms6.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.46
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$110,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$127,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.6
Median year structure was built1984
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$587

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.10%
Second Mortgage8.40%
Home Equity Loan9%
Simple Mortgage55.80%
Debt Free26.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.5%