Destin, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Destin, Florida Info Snack

Population
13,702
Unemployment
3.8%
Poverty
7.4%
Median Home
$332,000
Median Income
$79,000
Median Rent
$1,440

Destin SnackAbility

7.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

Destin, FL Cost Of Living

114
Destin's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Destin Florida National Average
Overall 114 99 100
Services 96 99 100
Groceries 102 105 100
Health 98 100 100
Housing 148 96 100
Transportation 94 98 100
Utilities 119 102 100

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
2019 13,702 1.7%
2018 13,469 0.4%
2017 13,421 0.8%
2016 13,312 2.0%
2015 13,055 1.7%
2014 12,840 1.7%
2013 12,623 1.6%
2012 12,425 0.7%
2011 12,338 0.3%
2010 12,307 -

Race / Ethnicity in Destin

White
83.0% (11,377)
African American
2.4% (328)
American Indian
0.4% (54)
Asian
1.8% (243)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (6)
Two Or More
2.9% (395)
Hispanic
9.5% (1,299)
Race Destin FL USA
White 83.0% 53.9% 60.7%
African American 2.4% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.8% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.9% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.5% 25.6% 18.0%

Gender in Destin

Female
50.5% (6,925)
Male
49.5% (6,777)
Gender Destin FL USA
Female 50.5% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.5% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Destin for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (411)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (274)
High School / GED
21.0% (2,877)
Some College
23.0% (3,151)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,370)
Bachelor's Degree
26.0% (3,562)
Master's Degree
12.0% (1,644)
Professional Degree
2.0% (274)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (137)
Education Destin FL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 21.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 26.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 12.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Destin, Florida

Less than $10,000
3.0% (41,025)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (36,993)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.2% (84,896)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.1% (70,193)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.4% (155,801)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.1% (261,092)
$75,000 to $99,999
18.0% (247,100)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.8% (258,246)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.1% (111,219)
$200,000 or more
7.6% (103,630)
Income Destin FL USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 6.5% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.2% 9.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.1% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.4% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.1% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 18.0% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.8% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.1% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 7.6% 6.0% 7.7%

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