Building Departments in Florida

There are 357 Building Departments in Florida, serving a population of 20,278,447 people in an area of 53,618 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 56,802 people, and 1 Building Department per 150 square miles.

The state of Florida is ranked 28th in Building Departments per capita, and 8th in Building Departments per square mile.

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Florida Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Florida Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Florida Residential Housing Units
 FloridaUnited States
Total Housing Units9,259,684135,393,564
Occupied Housing Units7,510,882 (81.1%)118,825,921 (87.8%)
Florida Occupied Residential Buildings
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Single-Family Detached Homes4,374,430 (58.2%)74,725,744 (62.9%)
Single-Family Attached Homes487,616 (6.5%)7,108,474 (6.0%)
2 Apartments164,383 (2.2%)4,163,223 (3.5%)
3 or 4 Apartments287,784 (3.8%)5,096,643 (4.3%)
5 to 9 Apartments360,802 (4.8%)5,539,054 (4.7%)
10 or More Apartments1,222,087 (16.3%)15,360,749 (12.9%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing613,780 (8.2%)6,832,034 (5.7%)
Florida Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
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2014 or Later81,312 (1.1%)1,027,503 (0.9%)
2010 to 2013182,405 (2.4%)2,888,604 (2.4%)
2000 to 20091,489,681 (19.8%)17,290,715 (14.6%)
1980 to 19992,845,916 (37.9%)32,923,618 (27.7%)
1960 to 19792,015,575 (26.8%)31,190,223 (26.2%)
1940 to 1959732,450 (9.8%)18,692,139 (15.7%)
1939 or Earlier163,543 (2.2%)14,813,119 (12.5%)
Florida Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
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1 Room124,563 (1.7%)2,205,033 (1.9%)
2 or 3 Rooms846,148 (11.3%)12,973,069 (10.9%)
4 or 5 Rooms3,165,629 (42.1%)41,694,651 (35.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms2,300,705 (30.6%)36,818,298 (31.0%)
8 or More Rooms1,073,837 (14.3%)25,134,870 (21.2%)
Florida Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
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No Bedroom135,768 (1.8%)2,479,583 (2.1%)
1 Bedroom706,558 (9.4%)12,375,686 (10.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms5,344,168 (71.2%)77,772,411 (65.5%)
4 or More Bedrooms1,324,388 (17.6%)26,198,241 (22.0%)
Florida Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
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With Complete Plumbing Facilities7,489,985 (99.7%)118,355,147 (99.6%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities7,461,382 (99.3%)117,845,683 (99.2%)