Okaloosa County

Okaloosa County, Florida

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Situated in Florida is Okaloosa, home to the city of Wright. The county covers 930 square miles in land, and the population density is 194 people per square mile. The population is approximately 196,512 as of 2014, and increased by 8.7 percent since 2010. Relative to the rest of Florida, Okaloosa has an average number of young familes at 7 percent, an average number of children under 18 at 22 percent, and an average number of retirees at 15 percent. Families often stay in place, with 81 percent staying in the same house more than a year. Education statistics show that 91 percent of citizens graduated high school, and 27 percent have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Median Home Price
$ 182k
Houses: 95,055

There are approximately 73,253 households residing in 95,055 homes, and 26 percent of these homes are in multi-family buildings. The rate of owning homes in Okaloosa County is 66 percent, and the median value of a home is $182.1k. The median household income is $54.7k, which is greater than that of the state. The County of Okaloosa has a total of 18,467 businesses, and residents drive an average commute to work of 23 minutes.

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Largest Cities in Okaloosa County

Population: 22,955
People/sq.mi: 1,309
Median Home: $159k
Population: 13,355
People/sq.mi: 1,600
Median Home: $247k
Fort Walton Beach
Fort Walton Beach
Population: 21,558
People/sq.mi: 2,607
Median Home: $160k
Population: 14,387
People/sq.mi: 1,116
Median Home: $195k
Population: 5,188
People/sq.mi: 425
Median Home: $186k

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