Walton County FL Information


Walton County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 64,209
Daytime Population: Workers 28,480
Daytime Population: Residents 34,540
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 63,020
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 62,247
Population in Familes 48,662
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,962
Population Density2 62
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $49,499
Average Household Income $70,761
Per Capita Income $29,117


Total Housing Units 54,587 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,837 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,121 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28,629 (52.4%)
Median Home Value $197,248
Average Home Value $296,127


Total Households 25,958
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 16,774
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 2.15% 2.61%
Households 2.12% 2.6%
Families 2.02% 2.53%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   2.88%


Walton County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Walton County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 41 40th
Population Density # 45 34th
Diversity Index # 61 12th
Median Household Income # 25 64th
Per Capita Income # 20 72nd

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