Estero, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 7,360 housing units in Estero. This represents a 122.1% growth from 3,314 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 6,401 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 959 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Estero is about 87.4%. Estero's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 38%. Average household size is 2.03 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Estero were built after 1993.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.20%
One Bedroom21.10%
Two Bedrooms43.40%
Three Bedrooms27.80%
Four Bedrooms6.20%
Five Bedrooms or more0.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.09
Median year structure was built1994
Median Value of occupied units$153,800
Median Price asked for vacant units$121,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.62
Median year structure was built1989
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$837

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage5%
Home Equity Loan8.10%
Simple Mortgage47.40%
Debt Free39.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.9%