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   (County: Okaloosa County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Destin City, Florida give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Destin City, Florida)

Male:

Under 5 years : 361

5 to 9 years : 279

10 to 14 years : 268

15 to 17 years : 277

18 and 19 years : 69

20 years : 37

21 years : 135

22 to 24 years : 481

25 to 29 years : 664

30 to 34 years : 342

35 to 39 years : 583

40 to 44 years : 498

45 to 49 years : 346

50 to 54 years : 431

55 to 59 years : 418

60 and 61 years : 91

62 to 64 years : 207

65 and 66 years : 80

67 to 69 years : 179

70 to 74 years : 175

75 to 79 years : 248

80 to 84 years : 126

85 years and over : 100

Female:

Under 5 years : 308

5 to 9 years : 259

10 to 14 years : 275

15 to 17 years : 222

18 and 19 years : 50

20 years : 29

21 years : 111

22 to 24 years : 385

25 to 29 years : 502

30 to 34 years : 328

35 to 39 years : 382

40 to 44 years : 412

45 to 49 years : 457

50 to 54 years : 354

55 to 59 years : 517

60 and 61 years : 150

62 to 64 years : 174

65 and 66 years : 93

67 to 69 years : 240

70 to 74 years : 319

75 to 79 years : 263

80 to 84 years : 241

85 years and over : 171


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Destin City, Florida)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 8,080

Multiple ancestry : 2,873

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 23

Ancestry not reported : 1,661


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Destin City, Florida)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 10,912

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 27

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 254

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 563

Not a U.S. citizen : 881


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Destin City, Florida)

Total:

Under 5 years : 669

5 to 17 years : 1,580

18 to 24 years : 1,297

25 to 34 years : 1,836

35 to 44 years : 1,875

45 to 54 years : 1,588

55 to 59 years : 935

60 and 61 years : 241

62 to 64 years : 381

65 to 74 years : 1,086

75 years and over : 1,149

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 510

5 to 17 years : 855

18 to 24 years : 313

25 to 34 years : 283

35 to 44 years : 278

45 to 54 years : 217

55 to 59 years : 48

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 12

65 to 74 years : 43

75 years and over : 105

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 159

5 to 17 years : 556

18 to 24 years : 771

25 to 34 years : 1,040

35 to 44 years : 1,235

45 to 54 years : 1,225

55 to 59 years : 819

60 and 61 years : 187

62 to 64 years : 335

65 to 74 years : 953

75 years and over : 950

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 51

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 63

35 to 44 years : 21

45 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 19

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 118

18 to 24 years : 213

25 to 34 years : 450

35 to 44 years : 341

45 to 54 years : 61

55 to 59 years : 39

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 34

65 to 74 years : 90

75 years and over : 75


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Destin City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,292

Female : 1,390

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 4,007

Female : 4,223

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 111

Female : 170

Foreign born:

Male : 985

Female : 459


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Destin City, Florida)

Born in state of residence : 2,436

Born in other state in the United States : 8,063

Native: born outside the United States : 226

Foreign born : 999


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Destin City, Florida)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 531

Now married, except separated : 881

Divorced : 114

Separated : 0

Widowed : 13

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 1,663

Now married, except separated : 4,218

Divorced : 1,032

Separated : 121

Widowed : 674

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 73

Now married, except separated : 155

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 14

Foreign born:

Never married : 558

Now married, except separated : 693

Divorced : 28

Separated : 42

Widowed : 77


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Destin City, Florida)

Speak only English : 10,307

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 329

Speak English less than "very well" : 573

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 132

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Italian:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 32

Portuguese or Portuguese Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 89

Speak English less than "very well" : 146

German:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other West Germanic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 19

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 36

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 66

Other Indic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 25

Other Indo-European languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Thai:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 30

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 46

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 13

Hebrew:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 49


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Destin City, Florida

  • German: 1,864   (16.5%)
  • English: 1,663   (14.7%)
  • Irish: 1,411   (12.5%)
  • United States Or American: 1,252   (11.1%)
  • Other Groups: 1,226   (10.8%)
  • Italian: 625   (5.5%)
  • French (except Basque): 519   (4.6%)
  • Scottish: 477   (4.2%)
  • Polish: 370   (3.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 348   (3.1%)
  • Dutch: 218   (1.9%)
  • Norwegian: 129   (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 121   (1.1%)
  • Greek: 121   (1.1%)
  • Welsh: 108   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 79   (0.7%)
  • European: 67   (0.6%)
  • Arab: 65   (0.6%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 54   (0.5%)
  • British: 53   (0.5%)
  • French Canadian: 52   (0.5%)
  • Hungarian: 48   (0.4%)
  • Belgian: 45   (0.4%)
  • Czech: 43   (0.4%)
  • Swiss: 39   (0.3%)
  • Danish: 37   (0.3%)
  • Lithuanian: 31   (0.3%)
  • Slovak: 30   (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 28   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 25   (0.2%)
  • Ukrainian: 25   (0.2%)
  • Australian: 21   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 18   (0.2%)
  • Brazilian: 16   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 16   (0.1%)
  • Austrian: 14   (0.1%)
  • Slavic: 11   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 9   (0.1%)
  • Serbian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Armenian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Scandinavian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Romanian: 8   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Destin City, Florida is 12,637



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Destin City, Florida: 6,395
Female Population in Destin City, Florida: 6,242


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Destin City, Florida: 37.0
Median Female Resident Age in Destin City, Florida: 43.4


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Florida is 41


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Destin City, Florida


White


Both sexes

43.1

Male

41.5

Female

44.5

Black or African American


Both sexes

29.6

Male

30.5

Female

28.8

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

45.7

Male

45.7

Female

47.5

Asian


Both sexes

32.5

Male

33.0

Female

32.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

27.5

Male

25.5

Female

37.0

Other


Both sexes

28.5

Male

28.8

Female

27.4

Two or More Races


Both sexes

25.6

Male

25.0

Female

26.1

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

27.6

Male

27.6

Female

27.6

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.1

Male

42.8

Female

45.0


(updated 2010)



Races in Destin City, Florida


  • White: 11,724
  • African American: 84
  • American Indian: 51
  • Asian: 211
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 296
  • Two or More Races: 271



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Destin City, Florida citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Destin City, Florida

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 33   (0.79%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (0.22%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 65   (1.56%)
  • 9th Grade: 45   (1.08%)
  • 10th Grade: 47   (1.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 52   (1.25%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 55   (1.32%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 804   (19.28%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 214   (5.13%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 972   (23.3%)
  • Associate Degree: 350   (8.39%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 969   (23.23%)
  • Master's Degree: 374   (8.97%)
  • Professional School Degree: 104   (2.49%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 78   (1.87%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (0.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (0.35%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 69   (1.6%)
  • 9th Grade: 36   (0.84%)
  • 10th Grade: 91   (2.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 74   (1.72%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 86   (2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 1,062   (24.66%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 434   (10.08%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 864   (20.06%)
  • Associate Degree: 427   (9.91%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 870   (20.2%)
  • Master's Degree: 193   (4.48%)
  • Professional School Degree: 26   (0.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 52   (1.21%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Destin City, Florida

  • Destin Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: 630 Kelly Street, Destin, FL 32541, Phone: (850) 833-4360, Students: 868 )

  • Destin Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: 689 Regatta Bay Boulevard, Destin, FL 32541, Phone: (850) 833-7655, Students: 704 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Destin City, Florida

  • Destin Christian Academy


    ( Grades: K-9, Location: Po Box 128 201 Beach Drive, Destin, FL 32540, Phone: (850) 837-6515, Students: 147 )

Public Libraries (Branch) In Destin City, Florida

  • Destin Library


    150 Sibert Avenue, Destin, FL 32541

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Destin City, Florida


  • Old Destin Post Office Museum Inc


    235 Calhoun Ave, Destin, FL 32541

  • St Nickolas By The Sea Inc


    Po Box 9115, Destin, FL 32541

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Destin City, Florida affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Destin City, Florida.

Area Features of Destin City, Florida


Airport


(1) Destin-fort Walton Beach Airport  

Bay


(1) Choctawhatchee Bay   (2) Destin Harbor   (3) Horseshoe Bayou   (4) Joes Bayou   (5) Jones Bayou  

Building


(1) Destin Fire Control District Headquarters Station 9   (2) Destin Fire Control District Station 10   (3) Okaloosa County Emergency Medical Services Station 10   (4) South Walton Fire District Station 4 Mack Bayou Road   (5) South Walton Fire District Station 5 Miramar Beach  

Cape


(1) Cobbs Point   (2) Fourmile Point   (3) Norreigo Point   (4) Piney Point   (5) Stake Point   (6) White Point  

Census


(1) Miramar Beach Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Destin  

Cliff


(1) Moreno Point   (2) Topsail Bluff  

Hospital


(1) Sacred Heart Hospital On The Emerald Coast  

Lake


(1) Campbell Lake   (2) Four Prong Lake   (3) Fuller Lake   (4) Horseshoe Lake   (5) Morris Lake   (6) Morrison Lake   (7) Stewart Lake  

Locale


(1) Baytowne Marina   (2) Choctawatchee Bay Entrance   (3) Moreno Plaza   (4) Palmetto Plaza   (5) Shoreline Village Mall   (6) The Shores Shopping Center  

Park


(1) Topsail Hill Preserve State Park  

Populated Place


(1) Destin   (2) Four Mile Village   (3) Grosh   (4) Gulf Pines   (5) Miramar Beach   (6) Sandestin   (7) Seascape   (8) Tang-o-mar Beach   (9) The Village Of Baytowne Wharf   (10) Turquoise Beach  

School


(1) Destin School   (2) Max Bruner Junior Junior High School  

Stream


(1) Buck Bayou   (2) Hewett Bayou   (3) Indian Bayou   (4) Mack Bayou  

Summit


(1) Topsail Hill  

Tower


(1) Wawd-tv Fort Walton Beach   (2) Wmmk-fm Destin   (3) Wwav-fm Santa Rosa Beach  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Destin City, Florida

32541 (pop. 15,495)


Cities Nearby Destin City, Florida

Eglin Afb Cdp, FL  (pop. 6,498) 6.3 Miles
Lake Lorraine Cdp, FL  (pop. 7,143) 6.6 Miles
Miramar Beach Cdp, FL  (pop. 4,703) 7.1 Miles
Shalimar Town, FL  (pop. 927) 7.3 Miles
Fort Walton Beach Ccd, FL  (pop. 86,339) 7.6 Miles
Niceville-valparaiso Ccd, FL  (pop. 33,615) 7.8 Miles
Valparaiso City, FL  (pop. 6,126) 8.0 Miles
Eglin Ccd, FL  (pop. 10,253) 8.0 Miles
Cinco Bayou Town, FL  (pop. 311) 8.2 Miles
Ocean City Cdp, FL  (pop. 5,143) 8.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Destin City, Florida

850



Elevation in Destin City, Florida is 39.0 ft. (12.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Destin City, Florida

Lat: 30.393407 N        Long: -86.475276 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Destin City, Florida need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Florida

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.66 5.08 6.83 0.00 7.04
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
  Total Electric Industry 7.91 6.77 5.19 6.85 0.00 7.16
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
  Total Electric Industry 7.75 6.58 5.02 6.81 0.00 6.99
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.69 5.26 6.96 0.00 7.20
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
  Total Electric Industry 7.78 6.35 5.13 6.72 0.00 6.96
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.82 6.39 5.16 6.69 0.00 7.01
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.99 6.63 5.11 6.80 0.00 7.18
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
  Total Electric Industry 8.08 6.62 5.04 6.80 0.00 7.19
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.89 6.38 4.81 6.64 0.00 7.01
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
  Total Electric Industry 7.73 6.22 4.77 6.61 0.00 6.85
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.77 6.25 4.84 6.96 0.00 6.91
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
  Total Electric Industry 8.59 7.08 5.18 7.60 0.00 7.67
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
  Total Electric Industry 8.16 6.64 5.23 7.43 0.00 7.31
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
  Total Electric Industry 8.55 7.13 5.41 0.00 7.21 7.72
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
  Total Electric Industry 8.99 7.61 5.84 0.00 7.45 8.16
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
  Total Electric Industry 9.62 8.16 6.46 0.00 8.03 8.76
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.91 7.71 0.00 10.32 10.45

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Destin City, Florida

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 56   (1.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 73   (1.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 149   (2.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 334   (6.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 350   (6.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 909   (17.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 796   (15.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 864   (16.4%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 439   (8.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 358   (6.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 199   (3.8%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 152   (2.9%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 262   (5.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 324   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Destin City, Florida)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 5,392

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 582

In 3-person carpool : 52

In 4-person carpool : 66

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 21

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 16

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 105

Walked : 314

Other means : 58

Worked at home : 384


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Destin City, Florida)

Less than 5 minutes : 511

5 to 9 minutes : 1,227

10 to 14 minutes : 1,329

15 to 19 minutes : 858

20 to 24 minutes : 714

25 to 29 minutes : 297

30 to 34 minutes : 955

35 to 39 minutes : 65

40 to 44 minutes : 65

45 to 59 minutes : 381

60 to 89 minutes : 124

90 or more minutes : 80


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Destin City, Florida)

With Social Security income : 1,442

No Social Security income : 4,094


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Destin City, Florida)

With retirement income : 988

No retirement income : 4,548


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Destin City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 45

$10,000 to $14,999 : 56

$15,000 to $19,999 : 87

$20,000 to $24,999 : 154

$25,000 to $29,999 : 96

$30,000 to $34,999 : 134

$35,000 to $39,999 : 82

$40,000 to $44,999 : 127

$45,000 to $49,999 : 211

$50,000 to $59,999 : 266

$60,000 to $74,999 : 438

$75,000 to $99,999 : 562

$100,000 to $124,999 : 299

$125,000 to $149,999 : 222

$150,000 to $199,999 : 165

$200,000 or more : 467


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Destin City, Florida)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $75,188


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Destin City, Florida

  • WNWF (1120 AM; 1.0 kW; Niceville, FL; Owner: Andala Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WFTW (1260 AM; 2.5 kW; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WFSH (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Niceville, FL; Owner: Flagship Communications, Inc.)
  • WTKE (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Star Broadcasting, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Destin City, Florida

  • WRKN (100.3 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: R. Lee Hagan, Receiver For Station Wrkn)
  • WWAV (102.1 FM; Destin, FL; Owner: Qantum Of Fort Walton Beach License Company, Llc)
  • WMXZ (103.1 FM; Freeport, FL; Owner: Qantum Of Fort Walton Beach License Company, Llc)
  • WYZB (105.5 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Star Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WSBZ (106.3 FM; Destin, FL; Owner: Carter Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WUWF (88.1 FM; Gulf Breeze, FL; Owner: The University Of West Florida)
  • WPSM (91.1 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Fort Walton Beach Educational Broadcasting Foundation)
  • WFFY (92.1 FM; Niceville, FL; Owner: Qantum Of Ft. Walton Beach License Company, Llc)
  • WNCV (93.3 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WGCX (95.7 FM; Gulf Breeze, FL; Owner: 550 Am, Inc.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WTKE-FM (98.1 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Star Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Destin City, Florida

  • WFGX (Channel 35; Fort Walton Beach, FL; Owner: Wfgx Licensee, Llc)
  • WFBD (Channel 48; Freeport, FL; Owner: George S. Flinn, Jr.)
  • WPAN (Channel 53; Gulf Breeze, FL; Owner: Franklin Media, Inc.)
  • WAWD (Channel 58; Destin, FL; Owner: Beach Tv Properties, Inc.)
  • 960403KF (Channel 64; Freeport, FL; Owner: Delta Media Corporation)
  • 960404LK (Channel 64; Destin, FL; Owner: Winstar Broadcasting Corp.)
  • 960405KE (Channel 64; Destin, FL; Owner: Marri Broadcasting Corportion)
  • 960405KH (Channel 64; Freeport, FL; Owner: Valuevision International, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Destin City, Florida

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,083  (37.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 363  (12.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 523  (18.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 104  (3.6%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 550  (19.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 851  (34.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 414  (16.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 991  (40.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 19  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 6 Farms In Destin City, Florida


(updated 2008)



Banks In Destin City, Florida

Regions Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $235.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Fnbt.com Bank - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $751.3k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 11

Bank Of America, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $183.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Union State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $229k
    Industry Specialization: Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 38

Synovus Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $26.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Trustmark National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 222

Centennial Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 166

Suntrust Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $178.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,514

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Destin City, Florida

  • Destin-Ft. Walton Beach


    (about 0.5 miles in Destin, Florida; Airport Code: DSI)

  • Northwest Florida Regional


    (about 6.9 miles in Valparaiso, Florida; Airport Code: VPS)

  • Hurlburt Field


    (about 13.0 miles in Hurlburt Field, Florida; Airport Code: RQZ)

  • Duke Field


    (about 18.0 miles in Duke Field Afs, Florida; Airport Code: EGI)

  • Duke Field (Eglin Af Aux Nr 3)


    (about 18.0 miles in Duke Field Afs, Florida; Airport Code: EGI)

  • Bob Sikes


    (about 26.8 miles in Crestview, Florida; Airport Code: CEW)

  • Whiting Field NAS North


    (about 39.7 miles in Milton, Florida; Airport Code: NSE)

  • Northwest Florida Beaches International


    (about 40.6 miles in Panama City, Florida; Airport Code: ECP)

  • Pensacola International


    (about 42.7 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: PNS)

  • Pensacola Gulf Coast Regional


    (about 42.8 miles in Pensacola, Florida; Airport Code: PNS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Destin City, Florida

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.08%

Carpooled

9.80%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.13%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.13%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.96%

Walked

1.82%

Other Means

1.09%

Worked At Home

2.99%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Destin City, Florida, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Destin City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 2,776

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 302

Female householder, no husband present : 333

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,474

Householder not living alone : 651


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Destin City, Florida)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 24

Male householder and female partner : 212

Female householder and female partner : 13

Female householder and male partner : 97

All other households : 5,190


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Destin City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,166

Renter-occupied housing units : 610

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 158

Renter-occupied housing units : 144

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 229

Renter-occupied housing units : 104

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,229

Renter-occupied housing units : 896


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Destin City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 217

$10,000 to $14,999 : 228

$15,000 to $19,999 : 152

$20,000 to $24,999 : 309

$25,000 to $29,999 : 358

$30,000 to $34,999 : 226

$35,000 to $39,999 : 160

$40,000 to $44,999 : 214

$45,000 to $49,999 : 314

$50,000 to $59,999 : 465

$60,000 to $74,999 : 608

$75,000 to $99,999 : 712

$100,000 to $124,999 : 434

$125,000 to $149,999 : 270

$150,000 to $199,999 : 304

$200,000 or more : 565


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Destin City, Florida)

Total : 12,945


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Destin City, Florida)

Occupied : 5,536

Vacant : 7,409


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Destin City, Florida)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Destin City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : 295

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,954

Built 1990 to 1999 : 3,607

Built 1980 to 1989 : 3,299

Built 1970 to 1979 : 3,313

Built 1960 to 1969 : 235

Built 1950 to 1959 : 180

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 62


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Destin City, Florida)

Utility gas : 843

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 16

Electricity : 4,624

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 9

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 13

No fuel used : 31


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Destin City, Florida)

Less than $10,000 : 22

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 8

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 13

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 14

$80,000 to $89,999 : 36

$90,000 to $99,999 : 21

$100,000 to $124,999 : 46

$125,000 to $149,999 : 33

$150,000 to $174,999 : 175

$175,000 to $199,999 : 168

$200,000 to $249,999 : 424

$250,000 to $299,999 : 371

$300,000 to $399,999 : 784

$400,000 to $499,999 : 359

$500,000 to $749,999 : 691

$750,000 to $999,999 : 199

$1,000,000 or more : 393


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Destin City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 151

Home equity loan only : 560

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 75

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,901

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,095


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Destin City, Florida)

Built 2005 or later : $431,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $485,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $459,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $313,600

Built 1970 to 1979 : $289,000

Built 1960 to 1969 : $365,400

Built 1950 to 1959 : $718,800

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $1,000,001


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Destin City, Florida: 60.2%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Destin City, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 92.5%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.5%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Destin City, Florida

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 188 188 $30,006,427
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 188 $42,870,560
  Total

192 376 $72,876,987
2000        
  Single Family 159 159 $27,281,753
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 276 $44,000,000
  Total

162 435 $71,281,753
2001        
  Single Family 147 147 $25,266,092
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

147 147 $25,266,092
2002        
  Single Family 151 151 $33,613,112
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 3 145 $35,200,000
  Total

154 296 $68,813,112
2003        
  Single Family 166 166 $36,654,097
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 78 $22,000,000
  Total

167 244 $58,654,097
2004        
  Single Family 244 244 $43,544,696
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 279 $112,090,500
  Total

251 523 $155,635,196
2005        
  Single Family 135 135 $39,616,307
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 796 $203,807,144
  Total

142 931 $243,423,451
2006        
  Single Family 166 166 $35,394,310
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $388,800
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

167 169 $35,783,110


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Destin City, FL): $53,042
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Destin City): $151,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Destin City): $774
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Destin City, Florida

Utility Gas: 19.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.0%
Electricity: 78.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.0%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.2%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Destin City, Florida are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Destin City, Florida

Gentiva Health Services


     Address: 417 C Nw Race Track Road, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/1987

Angels Care Home Health Of Emerald Coast


     Address: 2018-d Lewis Turner Blvd, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/28/2005

Okaloosa Regional Home Health Services


     Address: 130 B Redstone Avenue, Crestview, Florida 32539
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/8/1996

Healthmark Home Health Agency


     Address: 4413 Us Highway 331 South, Defuniak Springs, Florida 32435
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/30/1992

Total Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 1209 E 11th St, Panama City, Florida 32401
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/19/2006

Hospitals Close To Destin City, Florida

Sacred Heart Hospital At The Emerald Coast


     Address: 7800 Us Hwy 90 West, Destin, Florida 32550
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Twin Cities Hospital


     Address: 2190 Highway 85 North, Niceville, Florida 32578
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

North Okaloosa Medical Center


     Address: 151 Redstone Ave Se, Crestview, Florida 32539
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Gulf Breeze Hospital


     Address: 1110 Gulf Breeze Parkway, Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Healthmark Regional Medical Center


     Address: 4413 Us Hwy 331 S, Defuniak Springs, Florida 32435
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Destin City, Florida

Delta Health Care Center


     Address: 138 Sandestin, Destin, Florida 32541
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 82
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Destin Healthcare & Rehab Ctr


     Address: 195 Mattie M Kelly Blvd, Destin, Florida 32541
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 105
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Manor At Blue Water Bay,the


     Address: 1500 North White Point Road, Niceville, Florida 32578
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Westwood Health Care Center


     Address: 1001 Mar Walt Drive, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32547
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 52
     Percent Occupied: 87%

Emerald Coast Center


     Address: 114 Third St Se, Fort Walton Beach, Florida 32548
     Ownership: Non Profit - Other
     Number of Residents: 99
     Percent Occupied: 83%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Destin City, Florida

Name: Farley
Address: PO Box 470; Ashford, AL 36312
Distance: 91 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Destin City, Florida

    Retired Workers: 3,055
    Disabled Workers: 295
    Widowers Workers: 385
    Spouses Workers: 300
    Children Workers: 185


(updated 2007)



Okaloosa County, Florida Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 21.58%
  • Bush & Cheney 77.65%
  • Other 0.77%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Destin City, Florida citizens.

Relocation to Okaloosa County, FL

10.79 % of Okaloosa County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $47,569

Florida Average 8.71 %

0.88 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,776

Florida Average 0.22 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Okaloosa County, FL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Santa Rosa County , FL 0.71 % ($33,682 AGI )
  • Walton County , FL 0.56 % ($47,773 AGI )
  • Escambia County , FL 0.26 % ($29,073 AGI )

Relocation away from Okaloosa County, FL

11.73 % of Okaloosa County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $42,054

Florida Average 7.73 %

0.83 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,183

Florida Average 0.12 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Okaloosa County, FL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Santa Rosa County , FL 1.03 % ($35,772 AGI )
  • Walton County , FL 0.87 % ($69,393 AGI )
  • Escambia County , FL 0.37 % ($28,489 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Florida

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Florida

6.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Destin City, Florida is based on over 50 years of data.























Storms In Destin City, Florida

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Flooding        
04/06/2005, 10:45 pm 0 0 $50K --
04/01/2005, 12:00 am 0 0 $50K --
         
Hail        
06/12/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
         
Lightning        
07/24/2007, 05:30 am 0 0 $15K --
07/02/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $150K --
07/01/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/12/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $60K --
         
Thunderstorm        
07/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $80K --
07/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $80K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/20/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
07/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $12K --
10/22/2006, 01:50 am 0 0 $10K --
06/25/2006, 05:25 pm 0 0 $10K --
06/15/2005, 02:15 pm 0 0 $8K --
03/26/2005, 05:30 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/16/2003, 08:15 pm 0 0 $5K --
06/30/2003, 08:10 am 0 0 $5K --
06/06/2003, 01:20 pm 0 0 $5K --
05/18/2003, 01:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
02/21/2003, 03:47 am 0 0 $2M --
07/22/2002, 01:00 pm 0 0 $8K --
06/14/2002, 03:00 pm 0 0 $20K --
01/05/2002, 11:55 pm 0 0 $720K --
07/20/2001, 05:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/15/2001, 01:15 am 0 0 $15K --
10/06/2000, 12:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/20/2000, 01:30 pm 0 0 $12K --
07/20/2000, 01:30 pm 0 0 $15K --
07/20/2000, 11:52 am 0 0 $50K --
07/16/2000, 04:35 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/13/2000, 08:05 pm 0 0 $10K --
07/13/2000, 07:40 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/12/2000, 01:20 pm 0 0 $8K --
07/12/2000, 12:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
04/03/2000, 06:25 pm 0 0 $10K --
03/13/1999, 11:04 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/13/1999, 10:50 pm 0 0 $3K --
03/13/1999, 10:25 pm 0 0 $5K --
01/09/1999, 06:30 am 0 0 $20K --
01/02/1999, 01:15 pm 0 0 $6K --
09/29/1998, 02:15 am 0 0 $3K --
09/28/1998, 04:15 am 0 0 $5K --
09/27/1998, 11:45 am 0 0 $5K --
08/16/1998, 08:35 am 0 0 $4K --
08/01/1998, 01:25 pm 0 0 $3K --
08/01/1998, 05:20 am 0 0 $5K --
07/03/1998, 05:35 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/06/1998, 12:30 am 0 0 $4M --
01/07/1998, 10:00 am 0 0 $4K --
11/01/1997, 12:59 pm 0 0 $2K --
10/24/1997, 10:10 am 0 0 $2K --
08/29/1997, 04:00 pm 0 0 $8K --
08/28/1997, 06:55 pm 0 0 $5K --
07/05/1997, 10:30 am 0 0 $5K --
07/05/1997, 05:00 am 0 0 $16K --
11/25/1996, 07:45 am 0 0 $4K --
08/04/1996, 03:08 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/24/1996, 12:05 pm 0 0 $3K --
01/01/1906, 12:00 am 0 0 $20K --
01/01/1903, 12:00 am 0 0 $60K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Destin City, Florida

  • Category 1: ERIN - August 1995 - Wind Speed: 80 Knots
  • Category 1: FLOSSY - Wind Speed: 65 Knots
  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 72 Knots *
  • Tropical Storm: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 49 Knots *
  • Subtropical Depression: SUBTROP1 - Wind Speed: 30 Knots


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Destin City, Florida



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Destin City, Florida directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Florida

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
33,990 35,910 43,590 47,455 51,847 53,202 47,524 58,780 61,303 63,990


(updated 2014)



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