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Owner-Occupied Housing

Definition

A housing unit in which the owner or co-owner lives, even if the unit is mortgaged or not fully paid for. Identical to the number of owner households. [Census 2000 Summary File 3 Technical Documentation. Prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau, 2002.]

Where to Find Data on this Site

  1. The Affordable Housing Needs section of the Profiles area includes a table for Percentage of Income Spent on Housing by Tenure (homeowner/renter status).
  2. The Demographic section of the Comparisons area includes a table of homeownership rates in areas under comparison. The Affordable Housing Needs section of the Comparisons area also includes tables for Percentage of Income Paid for Housing and Household Income as a Percentage of Area Median for homeowners.
  3. The General Unit Characteristics tool includes tables for owners' Cost Burden (percentage of income paid for housing).
  4. Part IC of the AHNA Quick Report lists the number of Households by Tenure, including owner-occupied units. Part IH of that report includes a Cost Burden Summary Table for owner-occupied housing.
  5. The Household Demographic Data tool allows the user to create counts of households cross-tabulating tenure with one or more of the following: age of householder, cost burden, household income as a percentage of area median income, and household size in persons.
  6. The Special Needs Household Characteristics: General Housing and Demographic Characteristics tool allows the user to create counts of households cross-tabulating tenure with one or more of the following indicators: presence of a person with a disability age 15 or older, age of householder, household size, household income as a percentage of area median income, and cost burden.
  7. The Construction and Sales tool includes a listing of the number of homesteaded properties; that is, the number of housing units receiving partial property tax exemptions because of their owner-occupied status. This information and accompanying analysis are also available in printed form in the annual State of Florida's Housing report.

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