Mary Esther, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Mary Esther Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Mary Esther Content

Also See: Mary Esther, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Mary Esther, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Mary Esther had a population of 3,927 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Mary Esther, FL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | FL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Fort Walton Beach CCD | Okaloosa County | Florida Counties

Search the map for:

Mary Esther, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,927
Daytime Population: Workers 3,510
Daytime Population: Residents 1,820
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,330
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 3,726
Population in Familes 2,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 201
Population Density2 2,628
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $54,324
Average Household Income $73,841
Per Capita Income $31,220


Total Housing Units 1,812 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,064 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 571 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 177 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $193,707
Average Home Value $271,549


Total Households 1,635
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 1,078
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 0.27% 0.55%
Households 0.16% 0.53%
Families -0.13% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

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, 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 # 522 43rd
Population Density # 296 68th
Diversity Index # 369 60th
Median Household Income # 310 66th
Per Capita Income # 305 67th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.

Florida Research Tools

Florida Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Florida Census Data
Highest or Lowest: