Miramar Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Miramar Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Miramar Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 7,488 as of July 1, 2016. Miramar Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Miramar Beach is located at latitude 30.3849 and longitude -86.3455 in Walton County. The formal boundaries for the Miramar Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.34 sq. miles. Walton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The Miramar Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403296) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Miramar Beach Census Designated Place is located within Walton Beaches CCD of Walton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Miramar Beach 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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Miramar Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,488
Population in Households 7,423
Population in Familes 5,346
Population in Group Qrtrs 65
Population Density1 1,067
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 3,589
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 2,056
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,365 (16.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,224 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,931 (75.3%)
Median Home Value $397,351
Average Home Value $539,106


Median Household Income $67,043
Average Household Income $100,771
Per Capita Income $47,086
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.21% 3.2%
Households 2.9% 3.12%
Families 3.25% 3.02%
Median Household Income   3.51%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

Miramar Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miramar Beach 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 # 374 59th
Population Density1 # 569 38th
Diversity Index2 # 733 20th
Median Household Income # 137 85th
Per Capita Income # 85 91st

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