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Okeechobee County
  • County in Florida

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade C+
  2. Housing
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade B
  4. Good for Families
    grade B
  5. Diversity
    grade A minus
  6. Jobs
    grade B minus
  7. Weather
    grade A
  8. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  9. Health & Fitness
    grade C+
  10. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  11. Commute
    grade B

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Okeechobee County is located in Florida with a population of 41,611. In Okeechobee County, most residents own their homes. Many families live in Okeechobee County and residents tend to be conservative.

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Population
41,611

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$116,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$833
National
$1,096
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    25%
  • Own
    75%
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Crime & Safety

Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    35.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    17.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    0
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    456.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,315
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    245.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    20%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    4%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    10%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    39%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    20%
    national  11%

Working in Okeechobee County

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$46,097
National
$64,994

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