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Niceville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Niceville had a population of 14,739 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Niceville is located at latitude 30.5169 and longitude -86.4822 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Niceville encompass a land area of 11.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.48 sq. miles. Okaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Niceville (GNIS ID: 2404378) 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 Niceville is located within Niceville-Valparaiso CCD of Okaloosa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niceville: Boggy, Valparaiso.

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Niceville, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Niceville, FL Housing Affordability Index is 145
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Niceville, FL Wealth Index is 129
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 14,739 (100%)
Population in Households 14,738 (100.0%)
Population in Families 12,072 (81.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 1,093
Diversity Index2 37
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $74,770
Average Household Income $95,657
Per Capita Income $39,251
Wealth Index4 129

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,939 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,034 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 538 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $273,529
Housing Affordability Index3 145
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,973
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 4,129
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.23% 1.15%
Households 1.11% 1.07%
Families 0.92% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Niceville, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niceville to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 243 74th
Population Density # 571 38th
Diversity Index # 578 37th
Median Household Income # 167 82nd
Per Capita Income # 207 78th

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