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Housing Profile
Levy County, Florida
  • Population, 2016: 40548. Levy County ranks # 46 of Florida's 67 counties in population.
  • Households, 2016: 16575
  • Homeownership Rate, 2016: 80.9%. Statewide, Florida's homeownership rate is 67.8%.
Population Projections
  • In 2040, Levy County is projected to have a population of 45601, ranking it # 45 of Florida's 67 counties.

Projected Total Population, Levy County, 2010-2040

Place 2010 2016 2020 2025 2030 20352040
Levy County 40801 40548 41699 43003 44105 44900 45601
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: $99363. (Statewide, the average just value of a single family home in Florida in 2016 was $219681).
  • Mobile Home, average just value, 2016: $37287.
  • Condominium, average just value, 2016: $118661.

Home Sales Prices

  • The average sales price for a single family home was $153009 in 2016. The median sales price that year was $140000, 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, Levy 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
Levy County Single Family Homes 55000 62000 55000 62000 66500 69900 80000 83500 117950 139000 155000 150000 126500 145500 130000 105000 118500 113500 120000 122150 140000
Levy County Condominiums 140000 91000 115000 124700 85000 129500 155000 205000 225000 320000 262500 297000 215000 170000 205000 168750 84000 110000 119000 152500 145000
Notes:  Not applicable
Sources:  Florida Department of Revenue, Sales Data Files

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

Place Median Gross RentState Median Gross Rent
Levy County, Florida 671 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 Levy County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD Fair Market Rent in 2017, representing rent for a typical modest apartment, was $539 for a studio apartment, $551 for a one-bedroom, $652 for a two-bedroom, $891 for a three-bedroom, and $1056 for a four-bedroom unit.

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

Households by Monthly Rent Paid, Levy 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
Levy County 105 144 283 1247 771 286 0 8 0 0 0 773 3617
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 7 licensed manufactured housing parks in Levy with 123 lots in 2012.
  • There are 9 licensed condominium developments in Levy with 226 units in 2012. Of these, 0 properties with 0 units were converted from rental to condo.

    Source: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

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

Application Count
Place County Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 20142015
Levy County Levy One to four-family (other than manufactured housing) 419 328 219 115 101 105 100 328 478 559 583
Levy County Levy Manufactured housing 239 224 163 125 97 76 75 176 225 321 452
Levy County Levy Multifamily 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
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, 4803 Levy County households (29%) pay more than 30% of income for housing. By comparison, 42% of households statewide are cost-burdened.
  • 2552 households in Levy County (15%) pay more than 50% of income for housing.

Households by Cost Burden, Levy County, 2016

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Total 11772 2251 2552
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, Levy County, 2016

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Owner 10030 1638 1733
Renter 1742 613 819
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 Levy County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD-estimated median income for a family of four is $45700 in 2017.

Households by Income and Cost Burden, Levy 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 410 191 1170
30.01-50% AMI 1115 472 695
50.01-80% AMI 1861 767 425
80.01+% AMI 8386 821 262
Total 11772 2251 2552
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Elderly Households

  • 5719 households in Levy County (34.5%) are headed by a person age 65 or older in 2016. In comparison, 30.1% of households statewide are headed by elderly persons.
  • 5109 of elderly households in Levy (89.3%) own their homes.
  • 1150 elderly households (20%) pay more than 30% of income for rent or mortgage costs.

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

Age of Householder Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-49.9%50+ %
65 or more 4569 548 602
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 Levy County was 1527 square feet.

Year Structure Built, Levy 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
Levy County 321 4230 5452 3759 3668 1269 488 300 430 19917 1.6 21.2 27.4 18.9 18.4 6.4 6.1
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), Levy 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 (%)
Levy County 381 2.5 191 1.2 550 2.8 584 2.9
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