Fort Walton Beach, FL

Okaloosa County

What you need to know about Fort Walton Beach, FL

Fort Walton Beach is located in Okaloosa County, Florida. The population is 72% White, 13% Black, 3% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 3% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 8% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $49,552 and the median home value is $156,600. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Fort Walton Beach, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Fort Walton Beach has a Walk Score ® of 35.

Housing

Homes Owned 58.19%
58.19% Complete
Homes Rented 41.81%
41.81% Complete

Real Estate

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida


Ready to move to Fort Walton Beach? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Fort Walton Beach.

Median Home Price

$156,600
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Fort Walton Beach rates.

Median Household Income

$49,552
Lower than the national average

Business

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Fort Walton Beach.

Residents

Most residents are
Over 65 Years old

Health

In Fort Walton Beach, Florida


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Fort Walton Beach.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 23%
23% Complete
Graduated High School 89%
89% Complete