Real Estate Market Update for Fort Walton Beach, FL
Map Information for Fort Walton Beach, FL
Area Information for Fort Walton Beach, FL
  • Population: 19,379
  • Median Age: 41.37 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 15.67 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 4
  • Sales Tax: 6%
  • Population Density: 2,590/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: -3.74%
  • Closest Airport: Eglin Afb
  • Closest College: Troy University-southeast Region
  • Closest Jr. College: Jefferson Davis Community College
  • Median Household Income: $48,855
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 17.39%
  • Median Years in Residence: 3.54 yr
  • Median Home Sales Price: $118,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Pensacola Blue Wahoos
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 26%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Fort Walton Beach, FL
Median Age: 41.37 Married: 29% Number of Households: 8,529 Households with Children: 2,019
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Fort Walton Beach, FL

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Max Bruner Junior Middle School 0.8 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Florida Virtual School 0.8 mi Public 3-12 0 0
      Cinco Baptist School 0.8 mi Private PRESCHOOL-6 0 4
      Wright Elementary School 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 2 3
      Silver Sands-excep. Children 0.9 mi Public PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Calvary Christian Academy And Preschool 1.1 mi Private PRESCHOOL-12 0 0
      Oak Tree Child Development Center 1.1 mi Private 3-6 0 0
      Beulah Christian Academy 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Annette P. Edwins Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Fort Walton Beach High School 1.4 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Saint Mary School 1.4 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Emerald Coast Christian School 1.5 mi Private 1-8 0 0
      W. C. Pryor Middle School 1.5 mi Public 6-8 3-5 3
      Choctawhatchee Senior High School 1.5 mi Public 9-12 3-5 4
      Montessori Learning Center 1.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 0
      Elliott Point Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 2-5 5
      Liza Jackson Preparatory School 1.7 mi Public K-8 5 4
      Okaloosa Virtual Instruction Program 1.8 mi Public K-12 0 0
      Ami Kids Emerald Coast 1.9 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Northwest Florida Ballet Academie 2.0 mi Public 3-8 4-5 4
      Adolescent Substance Abuse 2.0 mi Public 6-12 0 0
      Gulf Coast Christian School 2.1 mi Private K-11 0 0
      Kenwood Elementary School 2.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 5
      Okaloosa Academy 2.7 mi Public 6-12 0 3
      Choice High School And Technical Center 2.8 mi Public 4-12 0 0
      Okaloosa Blended School 2.8 mi Public K-8 0 0
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2014
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