Okeechobee, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,170 housing units in Okeechobee. This represents a 12.1% growth from 1,935 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 2,165 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 5 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Okeechobee is about 66.1%. Okeechobee's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 14.6%. Average household size is 2.64 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Okeechobee were built after 1977.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.70%
One Bedroom12.20%
Two Bedrooms38.50%
Three Bedrooms43.40%
Four Bedrooms4.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.64
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$74,600
Median Price asked for vacant units$48,800

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1975
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$436

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.50%
Home Equity Loan3.10%
Simple Mortgage61.20%
Debt Free29.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs21.7%