Lehigh Acres, Florida

Lee County Real Estate - Lehigh Acres

Lehigh Acres is in South West Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 86,784.

The median age for residents of Lehigh Acres is 32.3. Around 44.9% of Lehigh Acres households include school aged children and 22.7% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 67.4% of the Lehigh Acres population are White, 19.2% are Black or African American, .4% American Indian, 1.2% Asian and 3.2% are Two or more Races. Lehigh Acres has a significant Hispanic population. 34.3% (29,797) of Lehigh Acres residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. Of these 30.22% are of Mexican origin, 26.39% Puerto Rican, 21.83% Cuban and 21.55% are of other Hispanic or Latino origin.

There are 38,995 housing units in Lehigh Acres. 9,788 (25.1%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 12,287 residential rental units in Lehigh Acres. 10,441 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 14.4%.

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Lehigh Acres is located in Lee County. It has a population of approximately 86,784 people. The population increased X from 2010 to 2012. This compared to a 2.7% increase for the State of Florida, 4.3% for Lee County and a 1.7% increase for the country as a whole. Lehigh Acres occupies 92.56 of the 784.51 square miles in Lee County. It had a population density of 937.6 persons per square mile in 2010. This compared to 788.7 for the county, 350.6 for Florida and 87.4 for the country.

10.5% ( 38,995) of the 372,117 housing units in Lee County are in Lehigh Acres (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.) Lehigh Acres has a 67.9% homeownership rate compared to Lee County's 73.8% 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
Lee County 618,754 $13,839 4.3% $49,444 372,117 $181,000
Lehigh Acres 86,784 $407X$44,042 38,995$120,100

Lehigh Acres's medium household income in 2011 was $44,042. Lee County's medium household income was $49,444, which is higher than the medium income for Florida as a whole: $47,827. 18.2% of the population in Lehigh Acres lives below the poverty line, compared to 14.7% in Florida, 13.5% of the population in Lee County and 14.3% nationwide. Additional Information:

Lehigh Acres 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 Lehigh Acres. 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 $407 million, Lehigh Acres's economic activity represents 2.94% of Lee County's $13,839MM in economic activity. Lee County represents 2.19% of the Florida economy.

Lehigh Acres Economic Activity
ActivityValue (Millions)Percentage
Manufacturers shipments $0 0.0%
Merchant wholesaler sales $0 0.0%
Retail sales $384 94.3%
Accommodation and food services sales $23 5.7%
Total $407100%

Lee 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
Bonita Springs 43,914 $9565.5%$53,274 31,716$269,300
Cape Coral 154,305 $1,5714.5%$51,407 78,948$181,900
Estero 22,612 $539X$62,031 18,479$281,600
Fort Myers Beach 6,277 $1433.8%$55,213 9,420$415,300
Fort Myers Beach 6,277 $1433.8%$55,213 9,420$415,300
Lehigh Acres 86,784 $407X$44,042 38,995$120,100
North Fort Myers 39,407 $517X$39,754 27,108$89,400
Sanibel 6,469 $1614.2%$88,906 7,821$644,900

Lee County is located in Southwest Florida. This region is responsible for 3.9% of Florida's economic activity. Lee County represents 56.2% 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
Charlotte County 159,978 $2,288 1.5% $45,112 100,612 $166,700
Lee County 618,754 $13,839 4.3% $49,444 372,117 $181,000
Collier County 321,520 $8,479 3.4% $56,876 198,423 $317,200
Total 1,140,169 $24,606 3.1% $50,477 671,152 $221,633

Lehigh Acres Real Estate

There are 34,317 properties in Lehigh Acres. The following table shows a summary of them based on 2014 sales data.

Lehigh Acres Real Estate by Usage
Usage TypeProperty Count%Sales CountMedian PriceMedian Price/FtSales FromTo
Agricultural 92 0.27 1 $500,000 $88May 1st, 2014May 1st, 2014
Commercial Property 0 0.00 0n/an/an/an/a
Government Property 351 1.02 8 $95,200 $42February 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Health Care 1 0.00 0n/an/an/an/a
Hotel & Motel 1 0.00 0n/an/an/an/a
Industrial 83 0.24 6 $412,500 $37March 1st, 2014August 1st, 2014
Miscellaneous Property 24 0.07 0n/an/an/an/a
Mobile/Manufactured 7 0.02 0n/an/an/an/a
Multifamily 2,099 6.12 143 $94,900 $33January 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Office 81 0.24 4 $522,500 $102April 1st, 2014August 1st, 2014
Residential 31,330 91.30 2,588 $82,000 $37January 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Residential Property 0 0.00 0n/an/an/an/a
Retail 152 0.44 7 $300,000 $77January 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Senior Housing 9 0.03 0n/an/an/an/a
Special Purpose 78 0.23 10 $76,500 $35March 1st, 2014September 1st, 2014
Sports & Entertaining 9 0.03 1 $1,350,000 $86August 1st, 2014August 1st, 2014

Agricultural Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

92( .27%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Agricultural. 1 of them sold between May 1st, 2014 and May 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $500,000. The median sales price was $500,000. In 2014 the median sales price for Agricultural in Lehigh Acres was $88 per sq ft.

Commercial Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

0( .00%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Commercial.

Government Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

351( 1.02%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Government. 8 of them sold between February 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $1,971,019. The median sales price was $95,200. In 2014 the median sales price for Government Property in Lehigh Acres was $42 per sq ft.

Health Care Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

1( .00%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Health Care.

Hotel & Motel Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

1( .00%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Hotel & Motel.

Industrial Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

83( .24%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Industrial. 6 of them sold between March 1st, 2014 and August 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $2,810,000. The median sales price was $412,500. In 2014 the median sales price for Industrial in Lehigh Acres was $37 per sq ft.

Miscellaneous Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

24( .07%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Miscellaneous.

Mobile/Manufactured Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

7( .02%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Mobile/Manufactured.

Multifamily Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

2,099( 6.12%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Multifamily. 143 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $14,304,975. The median sales price was $94,900. In 2014 the median sales price for A Class Multifamily in Lehigh Acres was $44 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $33/ft and C Class $25/ft.

Office Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

81( .24%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Office. 4 of them sold between April 1st, 2014 and August 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $2,011,100. The median sales price was $522,500. In 2014 the median sales price for Office in Lehigh Acres was $102 per sq ft.

Residential Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

31,330( 91.30%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Residential. 2,588 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $244,640,118. The median sales price was $82,000. In 2014 the median sales price for A Class Residential in Lehigh Acres was $51 per sq ft, B Class properties sold for $37/ft and C Class $20/ft.

Residential Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

0( .00%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Residential.

Retail Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

152( .44%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Retail. 7 of them sold between January 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $4,740,944. The median sales price was $300,000. In 2014 the median sales price for Retail in Lehigh Acres was $77 per sq ft.

Senior Housing Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

9( .03%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Senior Housing.

Special Purpose Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

78( .23%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Special Purpose. 10 of them sold between March 1st, 2014 and September 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $4,121,600. The median sales price was $76,500. In 2014 the median sales price for Special Purpose in Lehigh Acres was $35 per sq ft.

Sports & Entertaining Real Estate in Lehigh Acres, Florida

9( .03%) of the properties in Lehigh Acres are classified as Sports & Entertaining. 1 of them sold between August 1st, 2014 and August 1st, 2014. The total value of these sales was $1,350,000. The median sales price was $1,350,000. In 2014 the median sales price for Sports & Entertaining in Lehigh Acres was $86 per sq ft.

Lehigh Acres, Lee County Market Data

Lehigh Acres Real Estate
Property UsageProperty CountTotal Sq Ft
Agricultural 98 26,667
Government Property 309 2,453,996
Health Care 2 82,034
Hotel & Motel 1 43,135
Industrial 85 1,574,419
Land 85,860 53,818
Miscellaneous Property 8 15,358
Mobile/Manufactured 7 11,261
Multifamily 2,110 6,661,282
Office 90 575,223
Residential 31,466 75,876,498
Retail 124 1,529,634
Senior Housing 8 492,638
Special Purpose 57 614,919
Sports & Entertaining 10 122,881

Lehigh Acres Median Property Values per Sq Ft

Lehigh Acres Median Property Values per Sq Ft by Property Class
Property Class Class AClass BClass C
UsageYear SaleLease SaleLease SaleLease
Auto sales, auto repair and storage or auto service shop 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Bowling alley, skating rink, pool hall or enclosed arena 2016 $505$37 $124$17 $57$7
Church 2016 $193$10 $74$8 $41$5
Club, lodge or union hall 2016 $86$10 $69$8 $44$5
Community Shopping Center 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Condominium 2016 $85$16 $58$16 $39$16
County Owned 2016 $73$18 $67$9 $55$7
Cropland soil capability Class III 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Dairies, feed lots 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Department Store 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Drive-in Restaurant 2016 $272$18 $106$11 $57$8
Enclosed theater or auditorium 2016 $505$37 $124$17 $57$7
Federal Owned 2016 $73$18 $67$9 $55$7
Financial institution (bank, saving and loan company, mortgage company, credit services) 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Forest, park or recreational area 2016 $86$18 $69$9 $44$7
Golf course or driving range 2016 $505$37 $124$17 $57$7
Government Undefined 2016 $86$18 $69$9 $44$7
Grazing land soil capability Class I 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Grazing land soil capability Class II 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Grazing land soil capability Class III 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Grazing land soil capability Class IV 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Grazing land soil capability Class V 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Home for the aged 2016 $193$15 $74$10 $41$9
Hotel or motel 2016 $505$33 $124$33 $57$33
Leasehold interests (government owned property leased by a non-governmental lessee) 2014 $68$37 $46$14 $41$6
Light manufacturing 2016 $193$8 $74$5 $41$4
Mixed use - store and office or store and residential or residential combination 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Mobile Home 2016 $69$6 $56$6 $40$6
Multi-family - 10 units or more 2016 $69$7 $56$7 $40$6
Multi-family - less than 10 units 2016 $63$7 $54$7 $45$6
Municipal Owned 2016 $73$18 $67$9 $55$7
Nightclub, cocktail lounge or bar 2016 $505$37 $124$17 $57$7
Office building, non-professional service building, multi-story 2016 $272$18 $106$13 $57$9
Office building, non-professional service building, one story 2016 $272$18 $106$13 $57$9
Ornamentals, miscellaneous agricultural 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Orphanage, other non-profit or charitable services 2016 $86$10 $69$8 $44$5
Poultry, bees, tropical fish, rabbits, etc. 2016 $193$27 $74$15 $41$9
Private school or college 2016 $193$10 $74$8 $41$5
Privately owned hospital 2016 $193$25 $74$17 $41$11
Professional service building 2016 $272$18 $106$13 $57$9
Public county school 2016 $86$18 $69$9 $44$7
Repair service shop (excluding automotive) 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Restaurant, cafeteria 2016 $272$18 $106$11 $57$8
Retirement Home not eligible for exemption. 2016 $85$15 $58$10 $39$9
Sanitarium or convalescent rest home 2016 $86$25 $69$17 $44$11
Service station 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Single Family 2016 $69$16 $56$16 $40$16
Store, one story 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Supermarket 2016 $505$18 $124$11 $57$8
Undefined - Reserved for Use by Department of Revenue 2016 $63$16 $54$16 $45$16
Utility 2016 $73$42 $67$15 $55$6
Warehousing, distribution terminal, trucking terminal, or van and storage warehousing 2016 $193$8 $74$5 $41$4