In 2017, Fort Walton Beach, FL had a population of 21.4k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $52,107. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fort Walton Beach, FL grew from 21,238 to 21,368, a 0.612% increase and its median household income grew from $50,091 to $52,107, a 4.02% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Fort Walton Beach, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (73.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (11%), White (Hispanic) (5.7%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (3.14%), and Two or More Races (Non-Hispanic) (3.11%). N/A% of the people in Fort Walton Beach, FL speak a non-English language, and 96.5% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Walton Beach, FL are Okaloosa Technical College (99 degrees awarded in 2017).
The median property value in Fort Walton Beach, FL is $166,700, and the homeownership rate is 56.3%. Most people in Fort Walton Beach, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 18.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Walton Beach, FL is 2 cars per household.