Fort Walton Beach, FL
Community & Region
-- Demographic Economic Characteristics & Patterns
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Fort Walton Beach FL General Demographic-Economic-Geographic Characteristics -- scroll section
|Demographics||Fort Walton Beach||Florida|
|Population, 2013 estimate ||20,597||19,552,860|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base ||19,516||18,802,690|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 ||5.5%||4.0%|
|Population, 2010 ||19,507||18,801,310|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2010 ||5.0%||5.7%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2010 ||19.1%||21.3%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2010 ||18.8%||17.3%|
|Female persons, percent, 2010 ||50.5%||51.1% |
|White alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||77.7%||75.0%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||12.3%||16.0%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.7%||0.4%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||3.2%||2.4%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2010 (a) ||0.3%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2010 ||3.7%||2.5%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 (b) ||7.9%||22.5%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2010 ||73.0%||57.9% |
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-2013 ||80.6%||83.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2013 ||7.4%||19.4%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-2013 ||10.3%||27.4%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||88.6%||86.1%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-2013 ||22.4%||26.4%|
|Veterans, 2009-2013 ||2,896||1,569,406|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-2013 ||17.9||25.9|
|Housing units, 2010 ||9,592||8,989,580|
|Homeownership rate, 2009-2013 ||60.7%||67.1%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-2013 ||27.9%||30.1%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013 ||$160,400||$160,200|
|Households, 2009-2013 ||8,112||7,158,980|
|Persons per household, 2009-2013 ||2.40||2.61|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013 ||$26,824||$26,236|
|Median household income, 2009-2013 ||$47,761||$46,956|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-2013 ||14.6%||16.3%|
|Business Attributes||Fort Walton Beach||Florida|
|Total number of firms, 2007 ||2,779||2,009,589|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||3.7%||9.0%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||6.6%||3.2%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||S||22.4%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 ||25.0%||28.9% |
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) ||437,829||104,832,907|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) ||102,483||221,641,518|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) ||861,557||262,341,127|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007 ||$45,082||$14,353|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) ||84,651||41,922,059|
|Geographic Attributes||Fort Walton Beach||Florida|
|Land area in square miles, 2010 ||7.48||53,624.76|
|Persons per square mile, 2010 ||2,606.8||350.6|
|FIPS Code ||24475||12|
|Counties ||Okaloosa County|
|(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.|
|(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.|
|FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data|
|NA: Not available|
|D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information|
|X: Not applicable|
|S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards|
|Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown|
|F: Fewer than 100 firms|
|Source: ProximityOne; Census Bureau; BLS|
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