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Walton County, FL


Metropolitan Statistical Area: Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL
Designated Market Area: Panama City, FL
USDA County Type (2015): Recreation/Tourism, Low Employment, Retirement Destination
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Graying America

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2022 population: 83,304   ( 28,261 from 2010)
Land area: 1038.3 square miles
Population density: 80.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:69,727 83.70% 48.8%
Black:4,0654.88% 29.2%
Indian:5350.64% 15.6%
Asian:1,1421.37% 116.3%
2+ races:1,9522.34% 83.3%
Hispanic:5,8837.06% 101.4%
Total non-White:13,57716.30% 65.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:1,928 12.8
Deaths:1,93912.9
Net Migration: 8,13554.0
Net Immigration: -5-0.0
Change in White population:22,870 41.5
Change in Non-White pop.:5,391 9.8




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
55,043
46,85785.13%
3,1475.72%
4630.84%
5280.96%
1,0651.93%
2,9215.31%
8,18614.87%

2000
40,601
35,42587.25%
2,8016.90%
4861.20%
1890.47%
7781.92%
8802.17%
5,17612.75%

1990
27,760
25,03890.19%
1,8176.55%
5001.80%
520.19%
n/a
3531.27%
2,7229.81%

1980
21,300
18,83488.42%
2,0419.58%
2100.99%
840.39%
n/a
1220.57%
2,46611.58%

1970
16,087
14,05587.37%
1,85611.54%
240.15%
130.08%
n/a
1250.78%
2,032 12.63%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
5,391 13.3
4,34510.7
13,11832.3
4641.1
11,432 28.2
3,010 7.4
1990's
NumberRate
3,879 14.0
3,59513.0
10,82839.0
910.3
10,387 37.4
2,454 8.8
1980's
NumberRate
3,071 14.4
2,505 11.8
6,127 28.8
n/a
6,204 29.1
256 1.2
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,814 29.9
n/a
4,779 29.7
434 2.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Walton County, FL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
44.4
15,576 18.7%
67,728 81.3%
15,309 18.4%
31,491
2.38
21,802 69.2%
17,609 80.8%
1,416 6.5%
9,689 30.8%

2010
NumberPercent
42.1
11,330 20.6%
43,713 79.4%
8,943 16.2%
22,301
2.38
14,512 65.1%
10,959 75.5%
1,350 9.3%
7,789 34.9%

2000
NumberPercent
40.3
8,821 21.7%
31,780 78.3%
6,432 15.8%
16,566
2.34
11,300 68.2%
9,039 80.0%
936 8.3%
5,266 31.8%

1990
NumberPercent
39.4
6,424 23.1%
21,336 76.9%
4,656 16.8%
11,395
2.42
8,336 73.2%
6,892 82.7%
680 8.2%
3,059 26.8%

1980
NumberPercent
35.8
5,741 27.0%
15,559 73.0%
3,417 16.0%
8,162
2.60
6,281 77.0%
5,437 86.6%
377 6.0%
1,881 23.0%

2022 Housing Data for Walton County, FL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units56,744 
Median Value$327,000 
Occupied31,49155.5%
Vacant25,25344.5%
Owned24,48277.7%
Rented7,00922.3%
Median Rent$1,463 
Single-Family Units33,84859.7%
    Detached32,28056.9%
    Attached1,5682.8%
Buldings with 5+ Units12,59322.2%
Mobile Homes7,37313.0%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Walton County, FL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,1573.7%
$10,000 to $14,9998782.8%
$15,000 to $19,9991,0403.3%
$20,000 to $24,9991,0573.4%
$25,000 to $29,9991,0663.4%
$30,000 to $34,9991,1203.6%
$35,000 to $39,9991,0913.5%
$40,000 to $44,9991,1433.6%
$45,000 to $49,9991,8465.9%
$50,000 to $59,9991,9186.1%
$60,000 to $74,9993,46911.0%
$75,000 to $99,9994,34313.8%
$100,000 to $124,9993,36910.7%
$125,000 to $149,9991,9016.0%
$150,000 to $199,9992,5348.0%
$200,000 or more3,55911.3%
Median Household Income74,832 
Per Capita Income45,348 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state91 
Compared to U.S.88 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,4704.7%
Public Assistance5311.7%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps2,8369.0%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed29,27166.6%
Unemployed1,7564.0%
In Armed Forces1770.4%
Total Labor Force31,20471.0%
Not in Labor Force12,75629.0%
Real Unemployment Rate 33.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector11,6149,86254.1%
Non-Profit4941,18729.4%
Self-Employed4,7382,29667.4%
Local Government1,19599054.7%
State Government59353152.8%
Federal Government45335656.0%
Total Private + Self16,35212,15857.4%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.2,7353,06447.2%
Total19,08715,22255.6%
Pct. Govt.12.0%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts6,58119.1%
Sales and Office Occupations8,65625.2%
Professional, Technical5,75116.7%
Service Occupations6,45218.8%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing450.1%
All others6,93920.2%
White Collar 61.0%
Industry
 Number%
Construction4,08911.9%
Retail trade3,85411.2%
Accommodation and food services3,81411.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,8628.3%
Professional, scientific, technical2,6077.6%
Health care and social assistance2,4947.3%
Public administration2,2196.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing1,8365.3%
Educational services1,7555.1%
Other services1,6354.8%
Manufacturing1,4434.2%
Wholesale trade1,4414.2%
Transportation and warehousing1,3864.0%
Finance and insurance1,3724.0%
Arts, entertainment, recreation5851.7%
Information4531.3%
Utilities3431.0%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction950.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting860.3%
Management100.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Walton County, FL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican2,2412.92%
Puerto Rican8761.14%
Cuban6210.81%
Dominican760.10%
Total Central American5020.66%
Costa Rican190.02%
Guatemalan1150.15%
Honduran1290.17%
Nicaraguan830.11%
Panamanian1170.15%
Salvadoran390.05%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American3130.41%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean180.02%
Colombian700.09%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian1180.15%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan1070.14%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4380.57%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Filipino2410.31%
Korean2270.30%
Thai890.12%
Indian740.10%
Vietnamese420.05%
Japanese320.04%
Chinese240.03%
Laotian240.03%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English66,62192.2%
Spanish3,2194.5%
Other Indo-European6991.0%
Russian, Polish, other Slavic5370.7%
German, other Germanic4030.6%
Other Asian2010.3%
Other1810.3%
Chinese1310.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun1050.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
English9,74412.7%
Irish9,13011.9%
German9,01411.8%
American5,8647.7%
Italian4,4025.7%
French2,5763.4%
Scottish2,1512.8%
European1,8902.5%
Scotch-Irish1,4001.8%
Polish1,2911.7%
British1,1051.4%
Dutch1,0191.3%
Swedish9251.2%
Norwegian6190.8%
Danish5880.8%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen74,65297.4%
Not a citizen1,9662.6%
Native70,90692.5%
Foreign-born5,7127.5%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Walton County, FL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,434 2.5%3,138 5.6%15,856 28.1%17,295 30.7%12,778 22.6%5,926 10.5%
  Average years of education: 13.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,434 2.5%
9-12 Years 3,138 5.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 15,856 28.1%
Some College 17,295 30.7%
Bach. Degree 12,778 22.6%
Grad Degree 5,926 10.5%
Average years of education: 13.7

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Walton County, FL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 13,025 12,171 854 6.6% 6.2%
1991 13,311 12,356 955 7.2% 7.6%
1992 13,463 12,711 752 5.6% 8.4%
1993 14,222 13,419 803 5.6% 7.4%
1994 14,649 13,918 731 5.0% 6.5%
1995 14,745 14,079 666 4.5% 5.6%
1996 15,257 14,564 693 4.5% 5.3%
1997 15,515 14,809 706 4.6% 4.9%
1998 15,891 15,203 688 4.3% 4.4%
1999 16,579 15,931 648 3.9% 3.9%
2000 19,592 18,906 686 3.5% 3.8%
2001 20,868 20,074 794 3.8% 4.4%
2002 21,488 20,618 870 4.0% 4.9%
2003 22,576 21,828 748 3.3% 4.5%
2004 24,277 23,574 703 2.9% 3.8%
2005 27,792 27,200 592 2.1% 2.9%
2006 30,960 30,444 516 1.7% 2.5%
2007 31,158 30,451 707 2.3% 3.3%
2008 30,979 29,680 1,299 4.2% 5.7%
2009 30,556 28,417 2,139 7.0% 9.6%
2010 25,774 23,433 2,341 9.1% 10.8%
2011 26,136 23,914 2,222 8.5% 10.0%
2012 26,092 24,133 1,959 7.5% 8.6%
2013 26,890 25,178 1,712 6.4% 7.5%
2014 27,301 25,811 1,490 5.5% 6.4%
2015 27,949 26,623 1,326 4.7% 5.5%
2016 29,035 27,776 1,259 4.3% 4.9%
2017 30,007 28,896 1,111 3.7% 4.2%
2018 30,984 29,992 992 3.2% 3.6%
2019 32,117 31,156 961 3.0% 3.3%
2020 31,957 30,070 1,887 5.9% 7.7%
2021 33,883 32,660 1,223 3.6% 4.6%
2022 35,024 34,130 894 2.6% 2.9%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com