Okaloosa County FL Information

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Okaloosa County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Okaloosa County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 63rd
Population Density1 # 33 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 37 46th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 11 85th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Okaloosa County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 188,019
Population in Households 183,203
Population in Familes 146,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,816
Population Density1 202
Diversity Index2 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 75,863
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 50,406
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 96,890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,603 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,260 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,027 (21.7%)
Median Home Value $203,711
Average Home Value $260,039
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,357
Average Household Income $69,510
Per Capita Income $28,327
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.92% 1.57%
Households 1.11% 1.67%
Families 0.93% 1.55%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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