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Quick Facts About Fort Walton Beach


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Fort Walton Beach is 4.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Walton Beach jobs have Increased by 4.20 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Walton Beach's cost of living is 6.40% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Fort Walton Beach's population is 19,814 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 0.30 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Fort Walton Beach is $128,900. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.20 percent.
    SCHOOLS
    Fort Walton Beach public schools spend $9,669 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 17 students per teacher in Fort Walton Beach.

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is it good place to live and retire?
I would like to know if Fort Walton Beach is a better place to live rather than busy Clearwater FL. We want to re-locate to a quieter city with all the amenities of a... (read more)
Best location on the Panhandle
Great community located between Eglin and Hurlburt AFBs. Easy access to the best beaches, 20 minutes to the more expensive and modern city of Destin, make Fort Walton... (read more)
re: Driving - 9/20/2008
FWB surely have a few aggressive drivers, all places do. But it is way far from I-10. We lived here for more than 10 years and the traffic is so much more relax than... (read more)
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