32459 ZIP Code Profile, Map, Data & Demographics

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ZIP Code 32459: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Acceptable Alternative
Point Washington, FL 32459
Pt Washington, FL 32459
Santa Rsa Bch, FL 32459

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  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Walton County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.36, Longitude -86.238
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,326
  • PO Box Addresses: 789
  • Residential Addresses: 14,449
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,143
    • Single Family Addresses: 11,306

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Database updated: October 1, 2021, Maps updated: May 5, 2021.


Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 17,353 (100%)
Population in Households 17,303 (99.7%)
Population in Families 12,983 (74.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 50 ( 0.3%)
Population Density 282
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $80,988
Average Household Income $108,633
% of Income for Mortgage4 22%
Per Capita Income $45,599
Wealth Index5 132


Total HU (Housing Units) 17,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,640 (27.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,643 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,800 (57.4%)
Median Home Value $419,922
Average Home Value $508,077
Housing Affordability Index3 117


Total Households 7,283
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 4,544
Average Family Size 3
  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 races 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 % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 3.82% 3.17%
Households 3.71% 3.11%
Families 3.62% 3.05%
Median Household Income   1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
Owner Occupied HU   3.26%

Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32459 to the other 969 ZIP Codes in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 544 44th
Population Density # 670 31st
Median Household Income # 146 85th
Housing Affordability Index # 277 29th
Per Capita Income # 154 84th
Diversity Index # 707 27th

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