Niceville, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Niceville, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Niceville had a population of 13,898 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niceville: Boggy, Valparaiso.

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Niceville, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 13,898
Population in Households 13,897
Population in Familes 11,254
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,215
Diversity Index3 37


Median Household Income $65,177
Average Household Income $87,218
Per Capita Income $35,831


Total Housing Units 6,213 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,706 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,972 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 535 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $233,765
Average Home Value $287,567


Total Households 5,678
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 3,890
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 1.05% 1.19%
Households 0.98% 1.11%
Families 0.73% 1.06%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

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, 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 # 259 72nd
Population Density # 539 41st
Diversity Index # 575 37th
Median Household Income # 198 79th
Per Capita Income # 239 74th

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