Lehigh Acres, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 14,449 housing units in Lehigh Acres. This represents a 92.2% growth from 7,519 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 12,025 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,424 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Lehigh Acres is about 83.4%. Lehigh Acres's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 12.3%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Lehigh Acres were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.90%
One Bedroom6.50%
Two Bedrooms38.80%
Three Bedrooms48.10%
Four Bedrooms5.50%
Five Bedrooms or more0.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.68
Median year structure was built1983
Median Value of occupied units$79,400
Median Price asked for vacant units$69,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1977
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$543

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.20%
Second Mortgage8.60%
Home Equity Loan5.60%
Simple Mortgage61.70%
Debt Free24%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.6%