Avon Park, Florida

Highlands County Real Estate - Avon Park

Avon Park is in South Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 8,836. Avon Park is approximately 41 miles from Lakeland (population 97,422) and around 32 miles from Winter Haven (population 33,874).

The median age for residents of Avon Park is 35.6. Around 35.7% of Avon Park households include school aged children and 33.1% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 55.4% of the Avon Park population are White, 28% are Black or African American, .3% American Indian, .8% Asian and 4.2% are Two or more Races. Avon Park has a significant Hispanic population. 29.1% (2,576) of Avon Park residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Of these 57.49% are of Mexican origin, 30.86% Puerto Rican, 3.49% Cuban and 8.15% are of other Hispanic or Latino origin.

There are 4,162 housing units in Avon Park. 908 (21.8%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. Avon Park is a tourist destination, 25.3% (230) of it's vacant housing units were classed as seasonal, recreational or for occasional use. There are 1,726 residential rental units in Avon Park. 1,403 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 17.9%.

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Avon Park is located in Highlands County. It has a population of approximately 8,836 people. The population increased -0.5% from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida, -0.7% for Highlands County and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Avon Park occupies 7.15 of the 1016.62 square miles in Highlands County. It had a population density of 1235.1 persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 97.2 for the county, 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.

7.5% ( 4,162) of the 55,276 housing units in Highlands County are in Avon Park (a housing unit is defined by the US Census Bureau as a house, apartment, mobile home, group of rooms, or single room that is occupied as separate living quarters.) Avon Park has a 58.8% homeownership rate compared to Highlands County's 79.4% homeownership rate and Florida's rate of 69.0%.

Economic Indicators
RegionPopulation
2010
Economic Activity
2007 (Millions)
Population Growth
2010 to 2012
Median Household
Income 2011
Housing
Units
Median Price
2007 to 2011
United States 313,914,040 $14,025,202 1.7% $52,762 132,312,404 $186,200
Florida 18,801,310 $630,738 2.7% $47,827 9,026,965 $188,600
Highlands County 98,786 $1,496 -0.7% $34,913 55,276 $115,600
Avon Park 8,836 $252-0.5%$28,189 4,162$88,300

Avon Park's medium household income in 2011 was $28,189. Highlands County's medium household income was $34,913, which is lower than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827. 28.0% of the population in Avon Park lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida, 18.3% of the population in Highlands County and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:

Avon Park Economic Activity

The U.S. Bureau of the Census, Economic Census, 2007 calculated the total value manufacturing, merchant wholesaler, retail sales and food service sales in Avon Park. The Census measured activity of large and medium-sized firms during calendar year 2007. It does not include every aspect of the economy but can be used as a measure of economic activity.

At $252 million, Avon Park's economic activity represents 16.85% of Highlands County's $1,496MM in economic activity. Highlands County represents 0.24% of the Florida economy.

Avon Park Economic Activity
ActivityValue (Millions)Percentage
Manufacturers shipments $0 0.0%
Merchant wholesaler sales $59 23.6%
Retail sales $174 69.2%
Accommodation and food services sales $18 7.3%
Total $252100%

Highlands County Regional Comparisons

Economic Indicators
CityPopulation
2010
Economic Activity
2007 (Millions)
Population Growth
2010 to 2012
Median Household
Income 2011
Housing
Units
Median Price
2007 to 2011
Avon Park 8,836 $252-0.5%$28,189 4,162$88,300
Sebring 10,491 $723-0.7%$30,319 5,623$107,200

Highlands County is located in South Central Florida. This region is responsible for 0.5% of Florida's economic activity. Highlands County represents 44.1% of the region's economy.

Economic Indicators
RegionPopulation
2010
Economic Activity
2007 (Millions)
Population Growth
2010 to 2012
Median Household
Income 2011
Housing
Units
Median Price
2007 to 2011
Hardee County 27,731 $418 -0.8% $38,046 9,599 $104,100
Highlands County 98,786 $1,496 -0.7% $34,913 55,276 $115,600
Okeechobee County 39,996 $563 -1.3% $36,929 18,656 $124,300
DeSoto County 34,862 $305 -0.4% $36,407 14,617 $114,900
Glades County 12,884 $18 1.7% $39,611 7,082 $95,200
Hendry County 39,140 $595 -4.3% $37,989 14,687 $103,400
Total 250,375 $3,395 -1.0% $37,316 119,917 $109,583

Avon Park Real Estate

There are 10,465 properties in Avon Park. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2014 sales data.

Avon Park Real Estate by Usage
Usage TypeProperty Count%Sales CountMedian PriceMedian Price/FtSales FromTo
Agricultural 987 9.43 12 $597,250 $167January 1st, 2014July 1st, 2014
Commercial Property 0 0.00 0n/an/an/an/a
Government Property 239 2.28 1 $300 $0July 1st, 2014July 1st, 2014
Hotel & Motel 305 2.91 0n/an/an/an/a
Industrial 97 0.93 1 $105,000 $38January 1st, 2014January 1st, 2014
Miscellaneous Property 37 0.35 0n/an/an/an/a
Mobile/Manufactured 901 8.61 37 $23,900 $32January 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Multifamily 157 1.50 8 $84,250 $27February 1st, 2014May 1st, 2014
Office 70 0.67 0n/an/an/an/a
Residential 7,214 68.93 309 $55,000 $37January 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Residential Property 0 0.00 0n/an/an/an/a
Retail 228 2.18 5 $110,000 $42February 1st, 2014July 1st, 2014
Senior Housing 46 0.44 8 $86,250 $50January 1st, 2014August 1st, 2014
Special Purpose 165 1.58 3 $62,000 $43January 1st, 2014August 1st, 2014
Sports & Entertaining 19 0.18 0n/an/an/an/a

Agricultural Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

987( 9.43%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Agricultural. 12 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and July 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $6,632,000. The median sales price was $597,250. In 2014 the median sales price for Agricultural in Avon Park was $167 per sq ft.

Commercial Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

0( .00%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Commercial.

Government Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

239( 2.28%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Government. 1 of them sold between July 1st, 2014 and July 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $300. The median sales price was $300. In 2014 the median sales price for Government Property in Avon Park was $0 per sq ft.

Hotel & Motel Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

305( 2.91%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Hotel & Motel.

Industrial Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

97( .93%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Industrial. 1 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and January 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $105,000. The median sales price was $105,000. In 2014 the median sales price for Industrial in Avon Park was $38 per sq ft.

Miscellaneous Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

37( .35%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Miscellaneous.

Mobile/Manufactured Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

901( 8.61%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Mobile/Manufactured. 37 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $905,800. The median sales price was $23,900. In 2014 the median sales price for A Class Mobile/Manufactured in Avon Park was $47 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $32/ft and C Class $8/ft.

Multifamily Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

157( 1.50%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Multifamily. 8 of them sold between February 1st, 2014 and May 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $4,396,000. The median sales price was $84,250. In 2014 the median sales price for Multifamily in Avon Park was $27 per sq ft.

Office Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

70( .67%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Office.

Residential Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

7,214( 68.93%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Residential. 309 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $21,050,399. The median sales price was $55,000. In 2014 the median sales price for A Class Residential in Avon Park was $62 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $37/ft and C Class $13/ft.

Residential Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

0( .00%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Residential.

Retail Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

228( 2.18%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Retail. 5 of them sold between February 1st, 2014 and July 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $1,744,400. The median sales price was $110,000. In 2014 the median sales price for Retail in Avon Park was $42 per sq ft.

Senior Housing Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

46( .44%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Senior Housing. 8 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and August 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $722,300. The median sales price was $86,250. In 2014 the median sales price for Senior Housing in Avon Park was $50 per sq ft.

Special Purpose Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

165( 1.58%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Special Purpose. 3 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and August 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $187,000. The median sales price was $62,000. In 2014 the median sales price for Special Purpose in Avon Park was $43 per sq ft.

Sports & Entertaining Real Estate in Avon Park, Florida

19( .18%) of the properties in Avon Park are classified as Sports & Entertaining.

Avon Park, Highlands County Market Data

Avon Park Real Estate
Property UsageProperty CountTotal Sq Ft
Agricultural 916 1,282,675
Government Property 300 1,212,421
Hotel & Motel 302 138,821
Industrial 82 845,793
Land 7,517 125,143
Miscellaneous Property 41 142,199
Mobile/Manufactured 877 864,971
Multifamily 155 844,096
Office 61 272,168
Residential 7,190 12,373,754
Retail 213 1,507,279
Senior Housing 25 96,018
Special Purpose 157 1,230,279
Sports & Entertaining 18 77,969

Avon Park Median Property Values per Sq Ft

Avon Park Median Property Values per Sq Ft by Property Class
Property Class Class AClass BClass C
UsageYear SaleLease SaleLease SaleLease
Camp 2016 $150$37 $47$17 $47$7
Auto sales, auto repair and storage or auto service shop 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Centrally assessed 2016 $43$42 $28$15 $18$6
Church 2016 $143$13 $68$9 $37$5
Club, lodge or union hall 2016 $420$13 $320$9 $258$5
College 2016 $420$16 $320$11 $258$5
Community Shopping Center 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Condominium 2016 $87$16 $59$16 $35$16
Cooperative 2016 $87$16 $59$16 $35$16
County Owned 2016 $43$16 $28$11 $18$5
Cropland soil capability Class II 2014 $186$8 $41$6 $16$5
Cropland soil capability Class III 2016 $97$9 $36$7 $17$5
Dairies, feed lots 2014 $351$8 $92$6 $45$5
Drive-in Restaurant 2016 $122$15 $72$7 $28$4
Federal Owned 2016 $43$16 $28$11 $18$5
Financial institution (bank, saving and loan company, mortgage company, credit services) 2016 $122$15 $72$7 $28$4
Florist or greenhouse 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Food processing 2016 $150$6 $47$4 $47$2
Forest, park or recreational area 2016 $420$16 $320$11 $258$5
Golf course or driving range 2016 $150$37 $47$17 $47$7
Grazing land soil capability Class I 2016 $97$9 $36$7 $17$5
Grazing land soil capability Class III 2015 $225$9 $72$6 $42$5
Grazing land soil capability Class IV 2016 $143$9 $68$7 $37$5
Home for the aged 2016 $420$15 $320$10 $258$9
Hotel or motel 2016 $150$33 $47$33 $47$33
Improved agricultural 2015 $225$9 $72$6 $42$5
Insurance company office 2016 $122$17 $72$11 $28$7
Leasehold interests (government owned property leased by a non-governmental lessee) 2016 $43$42 $28$15 $18$6
Light manufacturing 2016 $150$6 $47$4 $47$2
Lumber yard, sawmill or planing mill 2016 $150$6 $47$4 $47$2
Mineral processing, cement plant,refinery, clay plants or gravel plant 2016 $150$6 $47$4 $47$2
Miscellaneous Residential (migrant camp or boarding home.) 2016 $829$33 $24$33 $13$33
Mixed use - store and office or store and residential or residential combination 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Mobile Home 2016 $63$6 $34$6 $22$6
Mortuary, cemetery or crematorium 2016 $420$13 $320$9 $258$5
Multi-family - 10 units or more 2016 $63$4 $34$4 $22$3
Multi-family - less than 10 units 2016 $62$4 $36$4 $23$3
Municipal Owned 2016 $43$16 $28$11 $18$5
Nightclub, cocktail lounge or bar 2016 $150$37 $47$17 $47$7
Office building, non-professional service building, multi-story 2016 $198$17 $61$11 $20$7
Office building, non-professional service building, one story 2016 $198$17 $61$11 $20$7
Open storage (building supplies, auto wrecking, fuel, equipment or material storage) 2016 $97$6 $36$4 $17$2
Orchard Groves, Citrus, etc. 2016 $143$9 $68$7 $37$5
Ornamentals, miscellaneous agricultural 2016 $143$9 $68$7 $37$5
Orphanage, other non-profit or charitable services 2016 $420$13 $320$9 $258$5
Parking lot (commercial or patron) or mobile home park 2012 $288$0 $58$0 $33$0
Poultry, bees, tropical fish, rabbits, etc. 2016 $143$9 $68$7 $37$5
Private school or college 2016 $143$13 $68$9 $37$5
Professional service building 2016 $122$17 $72$11 $28$7
Public county school 2016 $420$16 $320$11 $258$5
Repair service shop (excluding automotive) 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Restaurant, cafeteria 2016 $122$15 $72$7 $28$4
Retirement Home not eligible for exemption. 2016 $87$15 $59$10 $35$9
Service station 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Single Family 2016 $78$16 $52$16 $31$16
State Owned 2016 $43$16 $28$11 $18$5
Store, one story 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Supermarket 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4
Timberland - site index 50 to 59 2016 $97$9 $36$7 $17$5
Utility 2016 $43$42 $28$15 $18$6
Warehousing, distribution terminal, trucking terminal, or van and storage warehousing 2016 $97$6 $36$4 $17$2
Wholesale outlet, produce house or manufacturing outlet 2016 $198$15 $61$7 $20$4