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Housing Profile
Hendry County, Florida
  • Population, 2016: 38368. Hendry County ranks # 47 of Florida's 67 counties in population.
  • Households, 2016: 12081
  • Homeownership Rate, 2016: 70.4%. Statewide, Florida's homeownership rate is 67.8%.
Population Projections
  • In 2040, Hendry County is projected to have a population of 41701, ranking it # 47 of Florida's 67 counties.

Projected Total Population, Hendry County, 2010-2040

Place 2010 2016 2020 2025 2030 20352040
Hendry County 39140 38368 39195 40101 40601 41097 41701
Notes:  Not Available.
Sources:  University of Florida Bureau of Economic and Business Research, Population Projections; U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Decennial Census.
Housing Market

Existing Home Values (Based on County Property Appraisers' Just Value)

  • Single Family Home, average just value, 2016: $99303. (Statewide, the average just value of a single family home in Florida in 2016 was $219681).
  • Mobile Home, average just value, 2016: $38301.
  • Condominium, average just value, 2016: $67642.

Home Sales Prices

  • The average sales price for a single family home was $144214 in 2016. The median sales price that year was $120000, compared to a statewide median sales price of $212000.

    Source: Florida Department of Revenue, Sales Data Files

Median Sales Price for Single Family Homes and Condominiums, Hendry County, 1996-2016

Place Housing Type 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 20152016
Hendry County Condominiums 61000 63750 63000 65000 70000 79250 78000 82500 101500 154636 140500 180000 125000 100000 101000 70000 84500 65000 73500 80000 82500
Hendry County Single Family Homes 64000 60000 58000 65000 64000 68900 75400 78000 105000 152350 185000 174100 140000 83000 65500 66500 72000 77000 87250 98000 120000
Notes:  Not applicable
Sources:  Florida Department of Revenue, Sales Data Files

Median Gross Rent, Hendry County, Florida, 2011-2015 American Community Survey

Place Median Gross RentState Median Gross Rent
Hendry County, Florida 709 1002
Notes:  American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File
  • In Hendry County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD Fair Market Rent in 2017, representing rent for a typical modest apartment, was $626 for a studio apartment, $636 for a one-bedroom, $768 for a two-bedroom, $1016 for a three-bedroom, and $1163 for a four-bedroom unit.

    Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2016 Fair Market Rents

Households by Monthly Rent Paid, Hendry County, 2011-2015

Place <$200 $200-$299 $300-$499 $500-$749 $750-$999 $1,000-$1,499 $1,500-$1,999 $2,000-$2,499 $2,500-$2,999 $3,000-$3,499 $3,500 or More No Cash RentTotal
Hendry County 153 87 559 975 762 562 41 0 0 0 0 404 3543
Notes:  American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File

Manufactured Housing Parks and Condominiums

  • There are 16 licensed manufactured housing parks in Hendry with 1168 lots in 2012.
  • There are 6 licensed condominium developments in Hendry with 536 units in 2012. Of these, 2 properties with 101 units were converted from rental to condo.

    Source: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

Home Purchase Loans by Property Type, Hendry County, 2005-2015

Application Count
Place County Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 20142015
Hendry County Hendry One to four-family (other than manufactured housing) 453 430 208 171 91 110 79 264 341 379 393
Hendry County Hendry Manufactured housing 127 103 67 56 27 14 24 55 67 90 113
Hendry County Hendry Multifamily 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Notes:  Shows loan applications resulting in loan origination only. For more information, see HMDA User Guide
Sources:  Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data 2005-2015

Foreclosures and Serious Delinquencies

This table is not available outside of Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)

Affordable Housing Needs

Cost Burden, General

  • "Cost-burdened" households pay more than 30% of income for rent or mortgage costs. In 2016, 4091 Hendry County households (34%) pay more than 30% of income for housing. By comparison, 42% of households statewide are cost-burdened.
  • 1937 households in Hendry County (16%) pay more than 50% of income for housing.

Households by Cost Burden, Hendry County, 2016

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Total 7990 2154 1937
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.
Homeowners and Renters

Households by Homeowner/Renter Status and Cost Burden, Hendry County, 2016

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Owner 6153 1436 910
Renter 1837 718 1027
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Household Income

  • In the following table, household income is measured as a percentage of the median income for the county or area, adjusted for family size. In Hendry County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD-estimated median income for a family of four is $42900 in 2017.

Households by Income and Cost Burden, Hendry County, 2016

Household Income as Percentage of Area Median Income Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
<=30% AMI 130 155 880
30.01-50% AMI 576 631 603
50.01-80% AMI 1100 876 434
80.01+% AMI 6184 492 20
Total 7990 2154 1937
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Elderly Households

  • 3072 households in Hendry County (25.4%) are headed by a person age 65 or older in 2016. In comparison, 30.1% of households statewide are headed by elderly persons.
  • 2696 of elderly households in Hendry (87.8%) own their homes.
  • 1037 elderly households (34%) pay more than 30% of income for rent or mortgage costs.

Elderly Households by Age and Cost Burden, Hendry County, 2016

Age of Householder Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-49.9%50+ %
65 or more 2035 640 397
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Supply Characteristics

Single Family Home Size and Age

  • In 2016, the median size for a new single-family home in Hendry County was 1521 square feet.

Year Structure Built, Hendry County, 2011-2015 American Community Survey

Place Number Share by Decade
2010 or After 2000-2009 1990-1999 1980-1989 1970-1979 1960-1969 1950-1959 1940-1949 1939 or Earlier Total 2010 or After 2000-2009 1990-1999 1980-1989 1970-1979 1960-19691959 or Earlier
Hendry County 258 3003 2998 3112 3287 835 478 245 192 14408 1.8 20.8 20.8 21.6 22.8 5.8 6.4
Notes:  American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File

Housing Condition Characteristics (Occupied Units), Hendry County, 2011-2015 American Community Survey

Place Persons Per Room House Heating Fuel Kitchen Facilities Plumbing Facilities
1.01 or More Persons per Room Share of Occupied Units (%) No Fuel Used Share of Occupied Units (%) Lacking Complete Facilities Share of Occupied Units (%) Lacking Complete FacilitiesShare of Occupied Units (%)
Hendry County 897 7.9 125 1.1 640 4.4 651 4.5
Notes:  Housing units are considered to be substandard if they are overcrowded, do not have heat, or lack complete kitchens or plumbing.
American Community Survey is based on a sample of households and therefore involves a margin of error. To find the margin of error for this and other ACS-based tables, see the General Unit Characteristics tool. A "-" indicates that the value in the ACS is not statistically significant from zero.
Sources:  U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File