Okaloosa County FL Information


Okaloosa County Subdivisions

Okaloosa County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 198,210
Daytime Population: Workers 110,301
Daytime Population: Residents 97,945
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 208,246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 193,848
Population in Familes 154,915
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,362
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $55,858
Average Household Income $77,747
Per Capita Income $31,602


Total Housing Units 100,850 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,855 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 31,058 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,937 (21.8%)
Median Home Value $209,515
Average Home Value $267,376


Total Households 78,913
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 52,484
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.27% 1.42%
Households 1.2% 1.36%
Families 1.11% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.42%


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, 2017 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 Density # 33 52nd
Diversity Index # 36 49th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 12 84th

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