Eglin AFB, FL 32542 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 32542: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Eglin AFB, FL 32542

Acceptable Alternative
Dfafs, FL 32542
Duke Field AFS, FL 32542
Eglin, FL 32542

Not Acceptable, USPS
Elgin, FL 32542
Elgin AFB, FL 32542

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 86
  • Single Family Addresses: 965
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 509
  • County: Okaloosa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.464, Longitude -86.535
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Eglin AFB, FL 32542 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,908
Daytime Population: Workers 11,231
Daytime Population: Residents 1,658
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,889
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.30
Population in Households 2,798
Population in Familes 2,436
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,110
Population Density2 8
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $45,843
Average Household Income $61,430
Per Capita Income $21,188


Total Housing Units 1,535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 91 ( 5.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 827 (53.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 617 (40.2%)
Median Home Value $325,000
Average Home Value $353,022


Total Households 918
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 706
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 0.94% 1.21%
Households 2.15% 1.66%
Families 2.48% 1.8%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Eglin AFB, FL 32542 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32542 to the other 967 ZIP Codes 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 # 838 13th
Population Density # 950 2nd
Diversity Index # 357 63rd
Median Household Income # 546 44th
Per Capita Income # 738 24th

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