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Crestview, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Crestview had a population of 22,745 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Crestview is located at latitude 30.748 and longitude -86.5793 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crestview (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 236 feet.

The City of Crestview (GNIS ID: 2404153) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crestview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Crestview, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 22,745
Population in Households 22,040
Population in Familes 18,423
Population in Group Qrtrs 705
Population Density1 1,419
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 8,383
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 5,922
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,033 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,349 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,514 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $176,021
Average Home Value $186,455


Median Household Income $50,076
Average Household Income $60,232
Per Capita Income $22,550
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 2.08%
Households 1.75% 2.2%
Families 1.62% 2.1%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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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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, 2015 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 # 163 82nd
Population Density1 # 484 48th
Diversity Index2 # 333 64th
Median Household Income # 334 64th
Per Capita Income # 500 46th

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