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Crestview, Florida - Basic Facts

Crestview is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Crestview.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Okaloosa County at latitude 30.7621 and longitude -86.5705. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 236 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Crestview (see map) encompass a land area of 16.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 22,727
Population in Households 22,032
Population in Familes 18,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 695
Population Density1 1,418
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 8,376
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 5,916
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,855 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,064 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,312 (33.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,479 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $165,871
Average Home Value $178,139


Median Household Income $50,231
Average Household Income $59,783
Per Capita Income $22,383
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 1.9% 2.36%
Households 2.14% 2.49%
Families 1.98% 2.37%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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.

Crestview, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crestview to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 160 83rd
Population Density1 # 478 48th
Diversity Index2 # 344 63rd
Median Household Income # 312 66th
Per Capita Income # 500 46th

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

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