Destin, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Destin, Florida Info Snack

Population
14,482
Unemployment
2.6%
Poverty
9.6%
Median Home
$346,000
Median Income
$81,468
Median Rent
$1,587

Destin SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

Destin, FL Cost Of Living

113
Destin's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Destin Florida National Average
Overall 113 98 100
Services 95 99 100
Groceries 99 107 100
Health 95 98 100
Housing 149 96 100
Transportation 99 102 100
Utilities 123 106 100

Destin, FL Photos

Beach At Destinc On The Gulf Of Mexico  Nara
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Destin in Florida

Map Of Destin, FL

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Population over time in Destin

Year Population % Change
2020 14,482 7.5%
2019 13,469 0.4%
2018 13,421 0.8%
2017 13,312 2.0%
2016 13,055 1.7%
2015 12,840 1.7%
2014 12,623 1.6%
2013 12,425 0.7%
2012 12,338 0.3%
2011 12,307 -

Race / Ethnicity in Destin

White
79.6% (11,533)
African American
4.8% (698)
American Indian
0.2% (29)
Asian
1.7% (241)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (15)
Two Or More
4.7% (686)
Hispanic
8.8% (1,280)
Race Destin FL USA
White 79.6% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 4.8% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 1.7% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.7% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 8.8% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in Destin

Female
49.0% (7,096)
Male
51.0% (7,385)
Gender Destin FL USA
Female 49.0% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Destin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (724)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (289)
High School / GED
19.0% (2,751)
Some College
22.0% (3,186)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,448)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (4,199)
Master's Degree
11.0% (1,593)
Professional Degree
1.0% (144)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (144)
Education Destin FL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 19.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Destin, Florida

Less than $10,000
3.6% (52,459)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (31,112)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.6% (66,539)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.7% (110,823)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (155,561)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.8% (243,902)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.6% (255,030)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.8% (271,608)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.0% (101,739)
$200,000 or more
11.0% (159,422)
Income Destin FL USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.6% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.7% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.8% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.6% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.8% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.0% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 11.0% 6.4% 8.3%

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