Fort Walton Beach, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida Info Snack

Population
22,084
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
13.6%
Median Home
$185,900
Median Income
$54,330
Median Rent
$988

Fort Walton Beach SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Fort Walton Beach, FL Crime Report

543
Total Crimes
2,397.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-3.18%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Walton Beach
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 543 2,397.9 2,524.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 68 300.3 378.4 366.7
Murder 2 8.8 5.2 5.0
Robbery 1 4.4 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 47 207.6 258.3 250.2
Property Crime 475 2,097.6 2,145.7 2,109.9
Burglary 59 260.5 295.2 340.5
Larceny 372 1,642.7 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 44 194.3 181.8 219.9

Fort Walton Beach, FL Cost Of Living

97
Fort Walton Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Walton Beach Florida National Average
Overall 97 99 100
Services 96 99 100
Groceries 102 105 100
Health 98 100 100
Housing 92 96 100
Transportation 94 98 100
Utilities 119 102 100

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Rankings for Fort Walton Beach in Florida

Map Of Fort Walton Beach, FL

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Population over time in Fort Walton Beach

Year Population % Change
2019 22,084 1.1%
2018 21,845 2.2%
2017 21,368 0.6%
2016 21,238 2.3%
2015 20,767 2.2%
2014 20,320 1.8%
2013 19,962 0.7%
2012 19,814 -0.0%
2011 19,820 -0.8%
2010 19,985 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Walton Beach

White
69.5% (15,356)
African American
11.2% (2,467)
American Indian
0.2% (41)
Asian
4.5% (983)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (14)
Two Or More
4.6% (1,015)
Hispanic
10.0% (2,208)
Race Fort Walton Beach FL USA
White 69.5% 53.9% 60.7%
African American 11.2% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 4.5% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.6% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.0% 25.6% 18.0%

Gender in Fort Walton Beach

Female
50.3% (11,116)
Male
49.7% (10,968)
Gender Fort Walton Beach FL USA
Female 50.3% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 49.7% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Walton Beach for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (662)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,104)
High School / GED
26.0% (5,741)
Some College
27.0% (5,962)
Associate's Degree
12.0% (2,650)
Bachelor's Degree
17.0% (3,754)
Master's Degree
8.0% (1,766)
Professional Degree
1.0% (220)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (220)
Education Fort Walton Beach FL USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 27.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 12.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 17.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Less than $10,000
4.8% (106,182)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.6% (101,944)
$15,000 to $24,999
10.4% (229,551)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.6% (278,522)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.6% (299,475)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.6% (476,995)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.9% (283,937)
$100,000 to $149,999
12.3% (272,636)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (74,633)
$200,000 or more
3.8% (84,521)
Income Fort Walton Beach FL USA
Less than $10,000 4.8% 6.5% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.6% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 10.4% 9.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.6% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.6% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.6% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.9% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 12.3% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.8% 6.0% 7.7%

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