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The City of Crestview had a population of 27,750 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Crestview is located at latitude 30.7621 and longitude -86.5705 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Crestview 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 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 Crestview is located within Crestview CCD of Okaloosa County.

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Crestview, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 27,750 (100%)
Population in Households 26,924 (97.0%)
Population in Families 22,395 (80.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 826 ( 3.0%)
Population Density 1,629
Diversity Index2 65


Median Household Income $65,283
Average Household Income $86,391
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $31,605
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 10,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,879 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,307 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 792 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $218,312
Average Home Value $251,004
Housing Affordability Index3 144


Total Households 10,186
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 7,152
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.82% 0.43%
Households 0.82% 0.39%
Families   0.34%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   3.52%
Owner Occupied HU   0.73%

Crestview, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crestview to the other 954 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 151 84th
Population Density # 477 50th
Median Household Income # 414 57th
Housing Affordability Index # 697 73rd
Per Capita Income # 547 43rd
Diversity Index # 373 61st

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