Sweetwater, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,341 housing units in Sweetwater. This represents a 4.7% growth from 4,145 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,341 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sweetwater is about 50.1%. Sweetwater's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 1.8%. Average household size is 3.35 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sweetwater were built after 1976.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type12.60%
One Bedroom22.90%
Two Bedrooms36.70%
Three Bedrooms21.90%
Four Bedrooms5.30%
Five Bedrooms or more0.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.59
Median year structure was built1977
Median Value of occupied units$108,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$133,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.11
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$635

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.20%
Home Equity Loan4.60%
Simple Mortgage64.80%
Debt Free22.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs25%