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Mary Esther, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Mary Esther had a population of 3,904 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mary Esther is located at latitude 30.4117 and longitude -86.659 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mary Esther (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Mary Esther (GNIS ID: 2405034) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Mary Esther is located within Fort Walton Beach CCD of Okaloosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mary Esther population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Mary Esther, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,904
Population in Households 3,683
Population in Familes 2,889
Population in Group Qrtrs 221
Population Density1 2,613
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,638
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 1,077
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,059 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 579 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $188,669
Average Home Value $267,358


Median Household Income $52,742
Average Household Income $69,768
Per Capita Income $29,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.6%
Households 0.22% 0.59%
Families -0.16% 0.48%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

Mary Esther, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mary Esther to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 517 44th
Population Density1 # 292 68th
Diversity Index2 # 411 55th
Median Household Income # 306 67th
Per Capita Income # 294 68th

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