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Housing Profile
Levy County, Florida
  • Population, 2015: 40450. Levy County ranks # 45 of Florida's 67 counties in population.
  • Households, 2015: 16456
  • Homeownership Rate, 2015: 80.8%. Statewide, Florida's homeownership rate is 67.7%.
Population Projections
  • In 2040, Levy County is projected to have a population of 48499, ranking it # 45 of Florida's 67 counties.

Projected Total Population, Levy County, 2010-2040

Place 2010 2015 2020 2025 2030 20352040
Levy County 40801 40450 42504 44301 45896 47206 48499
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, 2010-2014 American Community Survey

Place Median Gross RentState Median Gross Rent
Levy County 674 998
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, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File
  • In Levy County and the surrounding metro area, the HUD Fair Market Rent in 2016, representing rent for a typical modest apartment, was $522 for a studio apartment, $543 for a one-bedroom, $634 for a two-bedroom, $879 for a three-bedroom, and $1107 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, 2010-2014

Place <$200 $200-$299 $300-$499 $500-$749 $750-$999 $1,000-$1,499 $1,500 or More No Cash RentTotal
Levy County 117 169 350 1196 727 317 21 780 3677
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, 2010-2014 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, 2005-2014

Application Count
Place County Property Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 20132014
Levy County Levy One to four-family (other than manufactured housing) 419 328 219 115 101 105 100 328 478 559
Levy County Levy Manufactured housing 239 224 163 125 97 76 75 176 225 321
Levy County Levy Multifamily 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
Notes:  Shows loan applications resulting in loan origination only. For more information, see HMDA User Guide
Sources:  Home Mortgage Disclosure Act data 2005-2014

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 2015, 4782 Levy County households (29%) pay more than 30% of income for housing. By comparison, 42% of households statewide are cost-burdened.
  • 2540 households in Levy County (15%) pay more than 50% of income for housing.

Households by Cost Burden, Levy County, 2015

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Total 11674 2242 2540
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, 2015

Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
Owner 9943 1634 1727
Renter 1731 608 813
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 $42400 in 2016.

Households by Income and Cost Burden, Levy County, 2015

Household Income as Percentage of Area Median Income Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-50%50% or more
<=30% AMI 407 191 1165
30.01-50% AMI 1102 465 690
50.01-80% AMI 1835 766 422
80.01+% AMI 8330 820 263
Total 11674 2242 2540
Notes:  Click here to get household projections by tenure, age of householder, income, and cost burden.
Sources:   Not Available.

Elderly Households

  • 5585 households in Levy County (33.9%) are headed by a person age 65 or older in 2015. In comparison, 29.6% of households statewide are headed by elderly persons.
  • 4988 of elderly households in Levy (89.3%) own their homes.
  • 1124 elderly households (20%) pay more than 30% of income for rent or mortgage costs.

Elderly Households by Age and Cost Burden, Levy County, 2015

Age of Householder Amount of Income Paid for Housing
0-30% 30-49.9%50+ %
65 or more 4461 536 588
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, 2010-2014 American Community Survey

Place Number Share by Decade
2000 or After 1990-1999 1980-1989 1970-1979 1960-1969 1950-1959 1940-1949 1939 or Earlier Total 2000 or After 1990-1999 1980-1989 1970-1979 1960-19691959 or Earlier
Levy County 4346 5509 3798 3576 1431 600 283 442 19985 21.7 27.6 19.0 17.9 7.2 6.6
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, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File

Housing Condition Characteristics (Occupied Units), Levy County, 2010-2014 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 484 3.1 157 1.0 419 2.1 456 2.3
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, 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Summary File