Tavares, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 5,512 housing units in Tavares. This represents a 24.7% growth from 4,420 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 5,459 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 53 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Tavares is about 80.2%. Tavares's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 17.6%. Average household size is 2 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Tavares were built after 1980.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.80%
One Bedroom14.60%
Two Bedrooms53.60%
Three Bedrooms28.10%
Four Bedrooms2.90%
Five Bedrooms or more0%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1981
Median Value of occupied units$78,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$84,400

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.03
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$517

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.50%
Home Equity Loan6.30%
Simple Mortgage52.60%
Debt Free34.70%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.2%