fort walton beach Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 405 3.4 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 4,104 34.2 % 32.6 %
Some College 4,054 33.8 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 1,957 16.3 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,463 12.2 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 10,689 89.2 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 2,864 23.9 % 23.9 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 20,767 - -
19 years old and under 4,657 22.4 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 6,776 32.6 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 5,710 27.5 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 3,624 17.5 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 17,473 94.7 % 84.6 %
Spanish 967 5.2 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 4 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 1,810 25.6 % 33.5 %
Married 3,587 50.7 % 50.5 %
Separated 184 2.6 % 2.6 %
Divorced 1,487 21.0 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 9,803 - -
Occupied Housing Units 8,502 86.7 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 1,301 13.3 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 6,518 66.5 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 348 3.5 % 5.8 %
2-Units 236 2.4 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 770 7.9 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 745 7.6 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 341 3.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 762 7.8 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 83 0.8 % 6.3 %
Built 1990 to 1999 640 6.5 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 1,568 16.0 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 1,812 18.5 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 2,977 30.4 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 1,815 18.5 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 119 1.2 % 13.0 %
Electric 5,887 60.1 % 33.5 %
Natural Gas 2,530 25.8 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 54 0.6 % 4.1 %
None 31 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 16,398 82.4 % 75.5 %
African-American 2,107 10.6 % 13.1 %
Native American 8 0.0 % 0.8 %
Asian 630 3.2 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 758 3.8 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 47,149 55,775
Median Family Income 55,449 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 26,914 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 55.17 %
  • Temperature 63.1 ℉
  • Rainfall 5.48 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 7.85
    [CDD] 0.25
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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