fort walton beach Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 371 3.2 % 6.7 %
High School Graduate 3,982 34.5 % 32.8 %
Some College 3,952 34.3 % 24.8 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,979 17.2 % 22.1 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,243 10.8 % 13.5 %
High School Graduate or Higher 10,201 88.5 % 86.9 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,674 23.2 % 23.2 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 20,320 - -
19 years old and under 4,735 23.3 % 25.9 %
20 to 44 years old 6,578 32.4 % 12.8 %
45 to 64 years old 5,675 27.9 % 12.6 %
65 years old and older 3,332 16.4 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 17,231 95.1 % 84.8 %
Spanish 889 4.9 % 14.1 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,941 27.5 % 33.2 %
Married 3,600 51.1 % 50.6 %
Separated 163 2.3 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,344 19.1 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,365 - -
Occupied Housing Units 8,103 86.5 % 87.5 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,262 13.5 % 12.5 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,212 66.3 % 61.5 %
1-Unit, Attached 407 4.3 % 5.8 %
2-Units 149 1.6 % 3.8 %
3 to 4 Units 764 8.2 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 713 7.6 % 4.9 %
10 to 19 Units 276 2.9 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 767 8.2 % 8.7 %
Mobile Homes 77 0.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 540 5.8 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,502 16.0 % 13.7 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,757 18.8 % 15.7 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,872 30.7 % 11.0 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,845 19.7 % 15.9 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 100 1.1 % 13.1 %
Electric 5,470 58.4 % 32.8 %
Natural Gas 2,563 27.4 % 42.5 %
Tank or LP Gas 41 0.4 % 4.2 %
None 29 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 15,333 79.0 % 75.7 %
African-American 2,767 14.3 % 13.1 %
Native American 5 0.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 586 3.0 % 5.4 %
Some Other Race 714 3.7 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 49,552 53,657
Median Family Income 57,236 65,910
Median Per Capita Income 27,049 28,889
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 67.74 %
  • Temperature 88.64 ℉
  • Rainfall 6.85 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 0
    [CDD] 18.3
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 0.02 %
6.0 0.00 %
7.0 0.00 %
8.0 0.00 %
9.0 0.00 %
Very Low Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
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