Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 32547: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Acceptable Alternative
Ft Walton Bch, FL 32547

Not Acceptable, USPS
Ft Walton Beach, FL 32547

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,081
  • PO Box Addresses: 7
  • Residential Addresses: 15,464
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,119
  • Single Family Addresses: 14,338
  • County: Okaloosa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.446, Longitude -86.626
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 34,715
Daytime Population: Workers 15,239
Daytime Population: Residents 16,728
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,967
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 34,255
Population in Familes 25,426
Population in Group Qrtrs 460
Population Density2 2,654
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $48,014
Average Household Income $65,454
Per Capita Income $28,058


Total Housing Units 16,581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,796 (41.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,828 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,957 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $192,902
Average Home Value $233,935


Total Households 14,624
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,773
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 0.92% 1.14%
Households 0.84% 1.08%
Families 0.67% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 32547 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 # 179 82nd
Population Density # 286 71st
Diversity Index # 281 71st
Median Household Income # 493 49th
Per Capita Income # 403 58th

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