Niceville, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Niceville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Niceville had a population of 14,008 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Niceville is located at latitude 30.5284 and longitude -86.4839 in Okaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Niceville (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niceville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niceville: Boggy, Valparaiso.

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


Total Population 14,008
Daytime Population: Workers 8,180
Daytime Population: Residents 6,464
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,644
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 14,007
Population in Familes 11,407
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,225
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $63,136
Average Household Income $83,540
Per Capita Income $34,270


Total Housing Units 6,247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,706 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,011 (32.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 530 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $228,503
Average Home Value $278,258


Total Households 5,717
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,925
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 1.31% 1.46%
Households 1.21% 1.37%
Families 0.96% 1.33%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.21%

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, 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 # 256 72nd
Population Density # 538 42nd
Diversity Index # 575 38th
Median Household Income # 192 79th
Per Capita Income # 239 74th

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