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
  • County: Okaloosa County
  • Centroid: Latitude 30.446, Longitude -86.626
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,072
  • PO Box Addresses: 6
  • Residential Addresses: 15,458
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,065
    • Single Family Addresses: 14,393

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 34,282
Population in Households 33,794
Population in Familes 24,920
Population in Group Qrtrs 488
Population Density2 1,535
Diversity Index3 62


Median Household Income $49,809
Average Household Income $66,684
Per Capita Income $28,547


Total Housing Units 16,221 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,829 (42.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,579 (46.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,813 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $202,698
Average Home Value $251,303


Total Households 14,408
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 8,638
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 0.65% 0.85%
Households 0.56% 0.79%
Families 0.4% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

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

The table below compares 32547 to the other 970 ZIP Codes 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 # 188 81st
Population Density # 417 57th
Diversity Index # 296 70th
Median Household Income # 503 48th
Per Capita Income # 431 56th

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