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Fort Walton Beach City, Florida Housing Analysis

   (County: Okaloosa County)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Fort Walton Beach City, Florida)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,535

Renter-occupied housing units : 676

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 168

Renter-occupied housing units : 243

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 473

Renter-occupied housing units : 832

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,497

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,862


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Fort Walton Beach City, Florida)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 200

Householder 35 to 44 years : 508

Householder 45 to 54 years : 640

Householder 55 to 59 years : 450

Householder 60 to 64 years : 306

Householder 65 to 74 years : 332

Householder 75 years and over : 188

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 25

Householder 35 to 44 years : 43

Householder 45 to 54 years : 163

Householder 55 to 59 years : 154

Householder 60 to 64 years : 290

Householder 65 to 74 years : 641

Householder 75 years and over : 733


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Fort Walton Beach City, Florida)

Less than 10.0 percent : 152

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 363

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 308

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 314

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 636

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 206

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 271

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 192

50.0 percent or more : 892

Not computed : 279


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Fort Walton Beach City, Florida)

Built 2010 or later : $687,500

Built 2000 to 2009 : $399,300

Built 1990 to 1999 : $171,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $122,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $203,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $147,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $129,400

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $156,700


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Fort Walton Beach City, Florida: 59.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Florida: 65.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Fort Walton Beach City, Florida

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 31.69%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Military quarters : 56.17%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 12.14%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Fort Walton Beach 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 914 914 $75,467,729
  Two Family 2 4 $185,920
  Three and Four Family 4 13 $440,000
  Five or More Family 8 164 $10,562,490
  Total

928 1,095 $86,656,139
2000        
  Single Family 671 671 $74,390,614
  Two Family 1 2 $67,140
  Three and Four Family 5 19 $972,092
  Five or More Family 9 107 $6,789,620
  Total

686 799 $82,219,466
2001        
  Single Family 392 392 $47,978,125
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 8 257 $11,381,144
  Total

400 649 $59,359,269
2002        
  Single Family 957 957 $176,466,511
  Two Family 2 4 $609,146
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $723,826
  Five or More Family 8 257 $25,057,423
  Total

968 1,222 $202,856,906
2003        
  Single Family 896 896 $182,221,744
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 5 15 $1,266,694
  Five or More Family 2 27 $2,808,023
  Total

903 938 $186,296,461
2004        
  Single Family 909 909 $179,736,582
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 1 4 $869,921
  Five or More Family 12 514 $96,131,614
  Total

922 1,427 $276,738,117
2005        
  Single Family 1,044 1,044 $210,961,468
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 3 12 $2,777,893
  Five or More Family 32 974 $211,654,298
  Total

1,079 2,030 $425,393,659
2006        
  Single Family 747 747 $137,893,111
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 2 8 $718,200
  Five or More Family 6 54 $3,796,534
  Total

755 809 $142,407,845


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Fort Walton Beach City, FL): $40,153
Median Household Income In 2000 (Florida): $38,819


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Fort Walton Beach City): $87,300
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Florida): $93,200


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Fort Walton Beach City): $586
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Florida): $641


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Fort Walton Beach City, Florida

Utility Gas: 43.6%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.7%
Electricity: 55.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.1%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.3%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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