Crestview, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Crestview, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Crestview had a population of 24,342 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 24,342
Population in Households 23,678
Population in Familes 19,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 664
Population Density2 1,518
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $52,958
Average Household Income $69,760
Per Capita Income $26,497


Total Housing Units 10,351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,293 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,566 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,493 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $184,902
Average Home Value $207,042


Total Households 8,858
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 6,255
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.82% 1.64%
Households 1.79% 1.6%
Families 1.7% 1.53%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Crestview, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crestview to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 Density # 483 48th
Diversity Index # 337 63rd
Median Household Income # 374 59th
Per Capita Income # 479 48th

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